Pharmacy Technician Applicant

  • Company:
    Mackenzie Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    19 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Pharmacy Technician ApplicantTemporary Full Time (approximately 4 months) (4 vacancies)Under the supervision of a Regulated Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician Applicant performs technical tasks related to drug distribution in the hospital. Responsibilities include unit dose drug distribution, including the preparation and delivery of IV medications, directing queries from patient care areas accordingly, issuing and delivering narcotics/controlled drugs to patient care areas, maintaining the department’s drug inventory control system and maintaining appropriate records in keeping with pharmacy regulations and established procedures. The Pharmacy Technician Applicant will complete all assignments and tasks as required by the Ontario College of Pharmacists for completion of the Structured Practical Training (SPT) program for Pharmacy Technicians.Under the supervision of a preceptor, contribute to safe, quality care by• Medication distribution to patient care areas, utilizing automated dispensing cabinets and central pharmacy automation.• Perform best possible medication history with patients to facilitate medication reconciliation.• Preparation of unit dose medications and compounded medications in accordance with NAPRA standards.• Directing patient and staff queries to areas accordingly.• Issuing and delivering narcotics/controlled medications to the patient care areas.• Maintaining the department”s medication inventory control system and appropriate records in keeping with pharmacy regulations and established procedures.• Assist Clinical Pharmacists as required.• Demonstrated ability to recognize limitation of scope of practice• Other duties as assigned.What must you have?• Pre-registration as a Pharmacy Technician Applicant and registered to complete the Structured Practical Training (SPT) program for Regulation as a Pharmacy Technician with the Ontario College of Pharmacists.• Registered for the qualifying Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada at the next available sitting, preferably April 2021, or have already completed the exam.• Pharmacy Technician diploma from an accredited program.What else do you bring?• Proven attendance record.• Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.• Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.• Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.• Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring.• Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health – Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.• Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment. Preferably, your profile also includes:• Unit dose and sterile compounding experience, preferred.• Previous related experience in a health care environment, an asset.• Familiarity with pharmacy automation, an asset.• Proficient with Microsoft Office.*You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health