Pharmacy Technician

Position Summary

Vernon Jubilee Hospital is seeking a casual Pharmacy Technician. This is your chance to join the newest pharmacy facility in Interior Health and work with state-of-the-art equipment alongside a dedicated Pharmacy team that is working hard to build clinical pharmacy practice across Interior Health!

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.

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.

We are particularly seeking candidates with previous hospital pharmacy experience.

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

Qualifications

• 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

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 #:

01777865

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL

Location:

Vernon

Department:

VJH PHARM TECHNICIAN

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$29.86

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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