Casual Pharmacy Technician

locationPrince Edward Island - Prince Edward Island (PE),

atJobs PEI

Estimated salary $28.32 - $31.98 an hour

Job Description:

Bi-Weekly Hours: On Demand/ Days, Evenings, Weekends.(To Create a Casual List)The Pharmacy Technician performs routine pharmaceutical work of a technical and clerical nature. Duties will include but are not limited to: - drug distribution duties including filling, compounding, and checking prescriptions and ward stock;- preparing sterile intravenous product, including cancer chemotherapy and total parenteral nutrition (TPN);- interviewing patients to create a Best Possible Med History (BPMH) and entering medication history information into the clinical information system (CIS);- assisting with inventory maintenance (e.g., purchasing, receiving, returns, etc.);- conveying information and materials related to the activities of the Department;- maintaining pharmacy supplies and equipment;- performing other related and allied duties which contribute to the orderly and efficient operation of the Pharmacy Department.
Minimum Qualifications: - successful completion of Grade 12;- this position requires that the incumbent be currently registered or obtain registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the PEI College of Pharmacy (as
outlined in the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Regulations);- experience working as a Pharmacy Technician; - a working knowledge of computers and pharmacy related software;- neat and legible handwriting;- the ability to make accurate mathematical calculations;- applicant must hold a valid driver’s license and have access to a reliable vehicle;- a good previous work and attendance record;- the successful applicant must provide a satisfactory criminal records check prior to beginning employment. Other Qualifications: - previous experience in hospital pharmacy practice is considered an asset;- additional relevant education and experience will be considered an asset.Please Note: Casual employment lists are used to meet staffing needs arising from vacation, sick, and other short-term leaves and will be dependent on the needs of the employer. Please ensure your application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications, as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. Applications will be kept on file for one year. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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