Alberta Health Services
ALB00117976 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Pharmacy Technician
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: Drug Procurement & Distributio
  • Primary Location: Alberta Children's Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Multisite
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 16-SEP-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 28-OCT-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 01-JUL-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $29.84
  • Maximum Salary: $37.38
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of a CCAPP-accredited Pharmacy Technician Training Program. Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Pharmacy (ACP) as a Pharmacy Technician.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Prior hospital experience with a variety of responsibilities including but not limited to order entry, checking, sterile compounding, non-sterile compounding and all aspects of drug distribution such as ward stock, and narcotics. 2 years + experience in the last 5 years in pediatrics preferred. 2 years + experience and recent certification in sterile compounding and non-sterile compounding 1 year + experience in the last 5 years in all aspects of Chemotherapy; including but not limited to receiving, order entry, embedded worksheet setup, recent certification for preparation, checking and medication distribution. Investigational and Special Access Drugs knowledge preferred. Experience with medication reconciliation in a clinical setting within the last 2 years preferred. 1 year + BDM computer program experience within the last 5 years preferred. Experience with Inventory control system, and IV admixture and unit dose drug distribution is preferred. 6 months + experience in retail pharmacy setting preferred. Membership with a pharmacy professional organization preferred. Willingness to work with chemotherapy and/or hazardous drugs required. It is a requirement to be able to work at our satellite NICU at Foothills Medical Center. It is a requirement to be able to work all shifts including on-call duty (2245-0700).

Preferred Qualifications:

In addition, the successful incumbent will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in the following: Demonstrated communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills. Displays professionalism, tact, courtesy, discretion and respects confidentiality. Demonstrated ability to work in teams. Demonstrated computer (windows based computer applications) and typing skills. Committed to continual personal quality improvement and lifelong learning.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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