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Pharmacy Technician

Position Summary

Do you have your Pharmacy Technician certificate and registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia? If the answer is ‘yes’ we would love to hear from you!

Join our team as we build clinical pharmacy practice across Interior Health through innovation, progression, and dedication! At Interior Health we provide room-to-grow and the opportunity to make a significant, personal contribution to the lives of others. If you seek the peace and tranquility of rural living, you’ll find it within the beautiful, natural setting of the Interior of British Columbia!

We are actively looking to build our list of casual Pharmacy Technicians where work will consist of on-call and/or blocks of shifts to cover vacation, sick time and/or scheduled leaves.

As a registered Pharmacy Technician, you will operate in accordance with the competency guidelines and the scope of practice and standards of practice as outlined by the College of Pharmacists of BC, and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
• Processes medication orders that are clinically reviewed for therapeutic appropriateness and approved by a Pharmacist.
• Receives verbal and non-verbal prescriptions from practitioners and ensures that prescriptions are complete and authentic.
• Prepares, processes and compounds prescriptions.
• Ensures the accuracy and completeness of dispensed prescriptions prepared by self or others by verifying order entries and/or performing the final check of dispensed prescriptions.
• Processes prescriptions for temporary inpatient leaves of absence.
• Transfers prescriptions to and receives prescriptions from other pharmacies.
• Enters and ensures the accuracy and completeness of drug and personal health information in the Pharmacy information system.
• Maintains stock levels and performs clerical duties as assigned.

This position is required for chemotherapy mixing so we are particularly seeking candidates with experience in this area however training will be provided specifically for mixing chemotherapy and processing oral chemotherapy prescriptions.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

Grade 12 and graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician program.
Current practicing registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.

Comments

Effective April 1, 2020 the pay rate increases to $29.27

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01264731

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH PHARM TECHNICIAN

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$28.70

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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