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Pharmacy Technician, Temporary Part-time



Department / Unit:


Position Type:

Temporary Part Time

Bargaining Unit:

OPSEU Paramed

Posting Date:

2021/05/27 12:00

Closing Date:


The Registered Pharmacy Technician practices in the hospital environment in accordance with the Standards of Practice set out by the Ontario College of Pharmacists and with the Mission, Vision and Values of Headwaters Health Care Centre. These standards are developed for Registered Pharmacy Technicians who assist pharmacists performing the controlled acts for Pharmacy practice as follows: dispensing, selling and compounding drugs and/or supervising the part of a pharmacy where drugs are kept.


The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications:

  • Completion of a recognized Community College Pharmacy Technician course or equivalent required.

  • Registration with the College of Pharmacists required (RPh.T designation).

  • 2 years’ experience in a hospital setting

  • Unit dose experience preferred

  • Experience and proficiency with sterile chemotherapy preparation (At least 2 years recent experience with sterile chemotherapy preparation)

  • Proven proficiency with computers including word processing, spreadsheet applications and e-mail systems

  • Ability to work independently or as a member of a team to optimize workflow in the pharmacy department.

  • Good mathematical ability.

  • Ability to prioritize a consistent and varied workload.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Skilled in following specific instructions with a high degree of accuracy

  • Demonstrates the skills of an excellent team player

  • Motivated and self-directed

  • Effective negotiation and conflict management/resolution skills.

  • Ability to differentiate between brand and generic drug names and understand their clinical uses.

  • Must have the ability to work all shifts ( i.e. morning and evening shifts, weekends and statutory holidays) and an ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.


Extra Information

The duration of this position is approximately 10 months.

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