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Pharmacy Technician (192870)

Posted: 11/15/2019 9:04:54 AM

We currently have an opening for a Casual Pharmacy Techinician atour St. John's Rehab Centre.

The Pharmacy Technician duties can be broadly divided into three areas: medication dispensing and distribution, non-sterile compounding and prepackaging, and clerical duties such as inventory management following established guidelines and in collaboration with the Pharmacy Technician Team Lead and under the supervision of the Pharmacist Manager. Additional
Pharmacy Technician duties include participating in medication reconciliation, performing mathematical calculations, accurate and detailed record keeping and participation in staff meeting discussions.

Summary of Duties:
1. Perform all duties associated with medication dispensing and distribution ensuring accuracy in all duties. Issue ward stock
to the patient care units and participate in the drug distribution process which may include medication prepackaging
functions as required.
2. Perform best possible medication history in collaboration with Pharmacists.
3. Drug delivery to nursing units.
4. Non Sterile compounding following best practice standards for solutions, ointments and other pharmaceuticals.
5. Receiving of drugs and supplies.
6. Participate as a member of the pharmacy team.
7. Provide Patient Education as required on medication related tools and equipment.
8. Maintain accurate and detailed drug records and perform other clerical/administrative duties.
9. Other reasonable duties as assigned.
10. Be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of employees, patients, Sisters, students, volunteers,
physicians and visitors including but not limited to: compliance with the safety standards of the Hospital and applicable
11. Conduct their work in a safe manner; prevention, identification and reporting of safety issues and problems; taking
corrective action, where possible; attendance at safety meetings / training / updates in accordance with the Hospital’s

1. Current licensure by the Ontario College of Pharmacists or a new graduate of a CCAPP accredited pharmacy program
nearing completion of the process and exams to become a licensed and regulated pharmacy technician within 18 months of
2. Three (3) years Hospital experience preferred
3. Able to work in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment.
4. Excellent organizational skills, ability to multitask.
5. Demonstrate ability to work well in a team environment.
6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
7. Detail oriented, reliable, self-motivated and able to take initiative.
8. Customer service skills and empathetic manner.
9. Experience, in a hospital environment and use of Meditech system preferred.
10. Experience with purchasing and inventory managing is an asset.
11. Demonstrate commitment to Person Centered Care approach and principles

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter (in one document) quoting 192870 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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