JOB SUMMARY: The Pharmacy Technician accurately dispenses and compounds medication, using pharmaceutical calculations. This position requires the preparation of aseptic IV admixtures, chemotherapy agents and other sterile dosage forms. The Pharmacy Technician may also be required to interpret and enter prescription information into the computer system in order to generate profiles and medication labels. The successful candidate should be knowledgeable about pharmacy regulations and issues relating to staff and patient safety within the work environment. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.
• Pharmacy Technician Diploma from an Accredited 2 year Program required. • Proof of Regulation with Ontario College of Pharmacists is required. • High School Diploma or equivalent required. • Two years Pharmacy experience required. • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills. • Ability to work in an independent and cooperative manner. • Working knowledge of hospital pharmacy computer systems is an asset. • Working knowledge of aseptic IV preparation and chemotherapeutic agents would be an asset • Good attendance record.
Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources or your Recruitment Specialist for assistance.
Grand River Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.
Grand River Hospital requires all new hires to submit a valid Criminal Record Check that may include a Vulnerable Sector Screen prior to start date.