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Pharmacy Technician - MHRH

Mackenzie Health


Richmond Hill, ON | Canada

Job description

Pharmacy Technician

Temporary Full-Time (approximately 12 months)


Reporting to the Manager, Pharmacy Services, the registered Pharmacy Technician is responsible for performing technical tasks related to medication distribution in the hospital.


Contribute to safe, quality care by
• Medication distribution to patient care areas, utilizing automated dispensing cabinets and central pharmacy automation.
• Perform best possible medication history with patients to facilitate medication reconciliation.
• Preparation of unit dose medications and compounded medications in accordance with NAPRA standards.
• Directing patient and staff queries to areas accordingly.
• Issuing and delivering narcotics/controlled medications to the patient care areas.
• Maintaining the department's medication inventory control system and appropriate records in keeping with pharmacy regulations and established procedures.
• Assist Clinical Pharmacists as required.
• Other duties as assigned.


What must you have?
• Current registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) as a Pharmacy Technician.
• Pharmacy Technician diploma from an accredited program (or an equivalent combination of education and experience if licensed through OCP bridging program).


What else do you bring?
• Proven attendance record.
• Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.
• Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
• Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.
• Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring.
• Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health – Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
• Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.


Preferably, your profile also includes:
• Unit dose and sterile compounding experience, preferred.
• Previous related experience in a health care environment, an asset.
• Familiarity with pharmacy automation, an asset.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office.


*You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health


Mackenzie Health is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.


FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Mackenzie Health's Occupational Health and Safety department.

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