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Pharmacy Technician - Odette Cancer Centre – Pharmacy - Regular Full-Time (222429)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 7/13/2022 11:56:26 AM

We currently have a Regular Full-Time opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician in the Odette Cancer Centre – Pharmacy Unit at our Bayview Campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays: Days; 8hrs; As per schedule

Weekends: as per schedule

Summary of Duties

We currently have a regular full-time Pharmacy Technician position available in the Odette Cancer Centre Pharmacy. The Pharmacy Technician duties are generally split between a specialized retail pharmacy setting and a sterile compounding area for chemotherapy. Responsibilities include tasks such as delivery of chemotherapy from pharmacy to chemo unit, filling individual patient prescriptions, including those for clinical trials received via computer or directly from patients in the retail pharmacy, dispensing new drug orders and performing the necessary functions on computers while meeting pharmacy standards for accuracy and speed; being able to complete sterile product preparation for chemotherapy, utilizing aseptic technique; and being able to complete the necessary mathematical calculations and translating these calculations to the proper equipment to ensure accurate weight and volume measurement in the preparation of products. Other technician duties included are inventory management, ordering and receiving of drugs and supplies, and management of various special billing procedures for both retail pharmacy drugs as well as intravenous chemotherapy agents.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Current licensure by the Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • Retail pharmacy experience preferred
  • Knowledge of retail pharmacy computer systems such as Kroll an asset
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
  • Self-motivated and able to take initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliable
  • Customer service skills and empathetic manner
  • Experience in aseptic medication preparation an asset
  • Knowledge of hospital-based oncology computer systems an asset

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 222429 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.