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Mackenzie Health Pharmacy Technician in Richmond Hill, Ontario

Pharmacy Technician - MRHH

Permanent Part-Time

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

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.

Competition Number: 2023-10741

Job Status: Permanent Part Time

Shift: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends


Street: 10 Trench Street