Pharmacy Technician - Victoria or University Hospital

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 100471
Position Type: Regular, Part-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Jun 20, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Posting Period

 

Open: June 21, 2024

Deadline: July 20, 2024

This position is covered by a collective agreement. 

Posting Period

 

Pharmacy Services

Victoria Hospital and University Hospital - Inpatient pharmacy 

Pharmacy Services is currently looking for enthusiastic and dependable Pharmacy Technicians to join their team! The Pharmacy Technician contributes to the patient experience through the delivery of pharmaceutical care with an emphasis on excellence in service. This position plays a vital role in the efficient operations of LHSC's Pharmacy Services.

The Pharmacy Technician is actively involved in the technical aspects of medication distribution and supportive practices within their functional area. The general duties include preparing sterile and non-sterile extemporaneous products, entering drug orders into the computer, packaging products, purchasing drugs, processing prescriptions, billing and reconciliation, narcotic inventory control, drug studies and liaising with nursing staff on the patient care units. The Pharmacy Technician checks prescriptions in compliance with regulations for Registered Pharmacy Technicians.

Regular Part-Time positions are available

Please note that full-time availability is required for the first 4 to 6 weeks for training and orientation in a part-time role.

*Rate of Pay: $28.40 per hour - $34.54 per hour (based on different collective agreements)

 

Qualifications

 
  • Successful completion of an accredited Pharmacy Technician Diploma Program
  • Registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • One year recent hospital pharmacy experience (including unit dose and IV admixture) and/or community pharmacy experience preferred
  • Recent experience with Pharmacy Information Systems, Cerner and/or Kroll system preferred
  • Knowledge and recent experience of drug insurance plans (including Trillium and other Ministry of Health programs, inventory management and billing/reconciliation functions) preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision and initiative to work independently
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with patients and other health care professionals as an effective team member
  • Demonstrated advanced accuracy and attention to detail are essential, particularly in regard to computer order entry, mathematical calculations, IV admixture, compounding and prescription filling
  • Demonstrated ability to remain resilient and adaptable to change in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC's vision, purpose and values
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:

Before beginning employment at LHSC, all new hires will be required to:

Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/Diptheria/Polio; Meningitis

Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step); 

Provide proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-10 vaccination reflective of Ontario Health's current definition of being fully vaccinated 

For more information visit https;//www.lhsc.on.ca/careers/health-review-requirements 

WHY JOIN US!

There are so many great reasons to join London Health Sciences Centre. Here are a few of the great reasons for joining LHSC. We know that once you get to know us better, you'll want to add your own reasons to the list!

  • A shared Leadership Model
  • A Leading-Edge Environment
  • International Acclaim
  • On-Site Wellness Centre
  • Competitive wages
  • Job Security
  • On the Job Training
  • Internal career progression and advancement opportunities

Together we care, we learn, we discover

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from equity-denied groups including Indigenous people, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. LHSC is also committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive recruitment process.  Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to reasonably accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities, while maintaining a fair, consistent and equitable recruitment approach.  Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Recruitment Services at 519-685-8500, extension #34321 or recruitment@lhsc.on.ca .

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to complete an examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 6 months.

Please be advised, if you are seeking employment on a temporary work or study permit we recommend reviewing work permit restrictions as it applies to healthcare organizations in Canada. As per the Government of Canada, LHSC is considered a hospital/healthcare organization, even if an employee is functioning in a non-patient facing role. Individuals on work or study permit seeking employment in this sector may be required to complete additional steps in the process, including but not limited to a medical exam, which may also apply to employees looking to renew their work permits. It is the employee's acountability to ensure they are adhering to their specific work permit restrictions, and we encourage all candidates and LHSC employees to be proactive and review restrictions as soon as possible as it could be a lengthy process. 

Does this sound like you? If so, join our growing team!

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   London Health Sciences Centre
Company Website: http://www.lhsc.on.ca/Careers/LHSC/index.htm
Application URL: Click here to apply online