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Job Title:
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, CPT

Posted Date:
11/29/2019
Closing Date:
12/5/2019
Functional Discipline:
PHARMACY

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000017891JF

JOB TITLE: PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, CPT
STATUS: CASUAL PART TIME
DEPARTMENT: PHARMACY
LOCATION: ST. CATHARINES SITE
HOURS OF WORK: ON CALL AS NEEDED

POSTING DATE: 29 November 2019
CLOSING DATE: 5 December 2019

UNION: SERVICE EMPLOYEE'S INTERNATIONAL UNION-SERVICE
WAGE RANGE: 25.920 to 29.880

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
As an integral member of the Pharmacy Department and patient care team, the Pharmacy Technician is responsible and accountable for supporting a safe, efficient and effective drug distribution system within the overall medication use process in accordance with professional standards and hospital policies. This may include, but is not limited to, preparing hazardous and non-hazardous sterile and non-sterile medications, packaging medications, billing and reconciliation, narcotic and controlled drug management and inventory control, managing patient medication profiles, all aspects of drug procurement and inventory management, liaising with nursing staff on patient care units, medication delivery to patient care units, final product checks. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will support the Medication Reconciliation process through the accurate gathering and documentation of a patient Best Possible Medication History (BPMH) and other quality improvement initiatives. Shift rotations are subject to change.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Graduate of an Accredited Pharmacy Technician program.
o Current registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists.
o 6 months employment experience, within the last 2 years, using and maintaining pharmacy automation
o 6 months employment experience, within the last 2 years, using Meditech Pharmacy module o 6 months employment experience, within the last 2 years, preparing sterile drugs required (both hazardous and non-hazardous).
o 6 months employment experience, within the last 2 years, as a Pharmacy Technician in a hospital environment. o Adequate knowledge of regulations governing Hospital Pharmacy practice. o 6 months employment experience, within the last 2 years, with or certified in, BPMH (Best Possible Medication History) gathering and documentation required.
o Demonstrated ability to use the Microsoft® Office suite of products efficiently.
o Ability to follow specific instructions with a high degree of accuracy.
o Demonstrated analytical thinking skills.
o Demonstrated organizational and time management skills needed to handle diversified and changing workload.
o Demonstrated leadership qualities including goal setting and service awareness.
o Demonstrated ability to adapt well to progressive change.
o Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication (verbal and written), teamwork, and problem-solving skills.
o Demonstrated commitment to professional development. o Consistent and regular attendance required.

Recruitment Specialist: Jen Freeman; (Please apply through eRecruit; Inquiries only: jennifer.freeman@niagarahealth.on.ca)

Niagara Health is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.