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Pharmacy
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00126106 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Practicing within their full scope, the Pharmacy Technician performs all aspects of drug distribution to provide for the effective daily operation of all departmental services and programs leading to safe and effective patient care. Core duties may include, but are not limited to: Order entry, preparation, repackaging and final product checking of sterile and non-sterile products, individual patient prescriptions, and ward stock. Providing guidance to and assisting with the training and orientation of staff and students. Providing clinical support through obtaining information to facilitate medication reconciliation activities and clarifies discrepancies and/or collects and organizes information to support the provision of direct patient care. Building interactive relationships with all members of the healthcare team including communicating with nursing staff to clarify orders and requests, triaging drug information questions and distribution issues. Maintaining a high standard of performance through completion of internal validation programs that assess proficiency in identified tasks such as aseptic technique, computer order entry, and final product checking. Participating in special projects and programs as assigned. Maintaining department records, statistics and preparing reports as required.

Description:

As a Pharmacy Technician I, you will be responsible for the preparation and distribution of pharmaceutical products. You will receive and triage medication orders, compound and repackage medication and prepare sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical products.

  • Classification: Pharmacy Technician
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: CZ PNK CNTLCTR Pharmacy
  • Primary Location: Cent. Ctr for MH and Brain Inj
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 15-NOV-2019
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 25-NOV-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • 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:

Registered, or eligible for registration, with the Alberta College of Pharmacists as a pharmacy technician. Demonstrated communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to work in teams. Demonstrated computer or word processing skills. Committed to continual personal quality improvement and lifelong learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior hospital experience with a variety of responsibilities including but not limited to computer order entry and sterile compounding (preferred). Prior experience in retail pharmacy setting (preferred).

Please note:

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

Important:

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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