Pharmacy Technician

Position Summary

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 Nelson in the Interior of British Columbia!

We are actively looking for a Pharmacy Technician to join out Pharmacy Team at Kootenay Lake Hospital.

The Pharmacy processes medication orders that are clinically reviewed for therapeutic appropriateness and approved by a Pharmacist. The duties include receiving verbal and non-verbal prescriptions from practitioners and ensuring that prescriptions are complete and authentic. The responsibilities include preparing, processing and compounding prescriptions. As the Pharmacy Technician, you will be responsible for 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. Processing prescriptions for temporary inpatient leaves of absence will be required along with transferring prescriptions to and receiving prescriptions from other pharmacies. Entering and ensuring the accuracy and completeness of drug and personal health information in the Pharmacy information system will be required. The duties include maintaining stock levels and performing clerical duties as assigned.

This is a casual position with possible shift day shifts between the hours of 07:00 and 16:30. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. Apply Today!


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


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 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.

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