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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN - KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL (CASUAL)
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:00457033
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Reports To:PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$25.37
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Do you have your Pharmacy Technician certificate and are registrated as a Pharmacy Technician with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia?

Exciting Opportunity:

The Pharmacy Technician operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and the scope of practice and standards of practice as outlined by the College of Pharmacists of BC, and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.

As well the Pharmacy Technician will,

• processes medication orders that are clinically reviewed for therapeutic appropriateness and approved by a Pharmacist.
• receives verbal and non-verbal prescriptions from practitioners and ensures that prescriptions are complete and authentic.
• prepares, processes and compounds prescriptions.
• ensures the accuracy and completeness of dispensed prescriptions prepared by self or others by verifying order entries and/or performing the final check of dispensed prescriptions.
• processes prescriptions for temporary inpatient leaves of absence.
• transfers prescriptions to and receives prescriptions from other pharmacies.
• enters and ensures the accuracy and completeness of drug and personal health information in the Pharmacy information system.
• maintains stock levels and performs clerical duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

Grade 12.
Graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician program (please upload certificate)
Current practicing registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.

Skills and Abilities:

▪ Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
▪ Ability to deal with others effectively.
▪ Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
▪ Ability to keyboard.
▪ Ability to organize work.
▪ Ability to operate related equipment.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT