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Pharmacy Technician - Toronto, Ontario


Position:          Pharmacy Technician
Site:                Toronto Western Hospital
Department:    Pharmacy
Reports to:       Site Operations Manager
Hours:              37.5 hrs/week; days, evenings, weekends
Status:             Temporary, Full Time (Minimum 6 Months)

As an integral member of the Pharmacy Services Inpatient Operations Team, the PHARMACY TECHNICIAN is responsible for: independently performing all technical aspects of prescription preparation including compounding and dispensing responsibilities, as per master worksheets; replenishing stock medication supplies for assigned areas; ensuring patient information is updated and maintained in the pharmacy computer system; completing all required reports and documentation; attending, participating and assisting in staff and patient training/educational functions; performing workload measurement support functions; and performing cross-functional and/other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested.

• Completion of a two year community college Pharmacy Technician Program or recognized equivalent required.

• Two years practical and related experience preferred.
• Certification (C.Ph.T.) by the Ontario College of Pharmacists preferred.
• Previous hospital experience with unit dose system and intravenous admixture service, preferred.
• Ability to work under minimal supervision and to manage competing priorities/deadlines.
• Ability to learn and troubleshoot changing technologies/machinery (e.g., Pyxis, unit dose machine).
• Ability to work variable shifts.

Professional Affiliations/Memberships:
• Membership with the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Technicians (CAPT) preferred.

Additional Skills/Abilities:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
• Excellent interpersonal skills required.

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

POSTED DATE: January 17, 2019        CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

Posting #835860

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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