Bi-Weekly Hours: 75 hours bi-weekly / Days / Evenings / Weekends.(Commencing Immediately)Health PEI values the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that a diverse, equitable and inclusive work-place culture can bring. Not only does this help us deliver better outcomes, more innovation, but it also creates a safer space for our patients when our employees are more reflective of the communities we serve. It is important for us to create an environment where our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and challenging the status quo to make Health PEI a better more inclusive employer and healthcare system. We recognize we have more work to do but finding intentional ways to grow our understanding and support of those who have faced barriers due to accessibility, ethnicity, ancestry, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, language or other grounds is a key priority for us. We encourage underrepresented groups to join our team, be yourself, and help us achieve our vision of for an inclusive workplace and healthcare system.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 wardstock;- 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;- The Pharmacy Technician will have demonstrated competency in sterile parenteral preparation, checking prescriptions and wardstock, and obtaining Best Possible Medication Histories, or must successfully complete an internal certification/competency program(s) in at least two of these three areas within one year.
Minimum Qualifications: - This position requires that the incumbent to be currently registered as a pharmacy technician with the PEI College of Pharmacists (as outlined in the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Regulations).- Successful completion of Grade 12. - A working knowledge of computers and pharmacy related software. - Neat and legible handwriting.- The ability to make accurate mathematical calculations. - A good previous work and attendance record. Other Qualifications: - Previous experience in hospital pharmacy practice is considered an asset.- Additional relevant education and experience will be considered an asset. Important Notes: Covid-19 Immunization: Notice to all External Applicants. All new hires are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination before their start date as per Health PEI’s Covid-19 Immunization and Management Policy. In the event that a new hire is unable to be vaccinated as a result of a medical exemption, you will be required to submit supporting documentation to Employee Health / Wellness and Safety.Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.