Position: Pharmacy Technician
File #: 2020-16675
Status: Temporary Part Time - Approx. 18 months
Dept/Health System: Pharmacy Services
Hours Of Work/Shifts: Available to work all shifts
Site: Credit Valley Hospital
Posted: March 24, 2020
Internal Deadline: March 31, 2020
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community
When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.
At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!
Are you ready to step up to the challenge of being a leader in your field of expertise? Then bring your top talents and passion to this evolving role in which you will be able to join an outstanding healthcare team, generating amazing results of creating a new kind of healthcare for a healthier community at Trillium Health Partners.
Reporting to the Team Leader of Pharmacy Services, you will be an integral member of the Pharmacy team and will be accountable to technical aspects of drug distribution.
Here’s what you will get to do……
Receive some of the best hands-on training in the industry, learning and working alongside dedicated and compassionate professionals
Work in a place where innovation thrives and incredible career and growth opportunities await
Deliver quality patient care and excellent customer service
Enhance patient safety by ensuring the accuracy, quality, integrity and timeliness of pharmaceutical product preparation and release.
Gather information from multiple sources to complete the Best Possible Medication History of the patient.
Duties as a Pharmacy Technician, in an computerized automated Unit Dose setting along with , repackaging, intravenous admixing including chemotherapy
In collaboration with other Pharmacy Technicians, you will deliver appropriate teaching to pharmacy students
Knowledge & Experience Required………
Certificate/Diploma for Pharmacy Technician
Registered, Pharmacy Technician with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP)
Preceptor training with OCP is an asset
Membership with the Canadian Associate of Pharmacy Technicians (C.A.P.T), preferred
Experience in a hospital pharmacy, preferred
Sound working knowledge of computer applications i.e. Meditech and Microsoft Office
Ability to handle a variety of complex tasks and issues promptly and efficiently while maintaining accuracy and meeting conflicting deadlines
Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills
Experience in providing exceptional patient centred care
Satisfactory performance and attendance required
Your primary site initially will be Mississauga Hospital however, you may periodically be required to work at another THP site and therefore periodic travel between sites may be necessary.
Our Pharmacy team you’ll find supportive co-workers, an innovative environment and the tools you need to grow your skills, and advance your career. If you are passionate and a leader in providing excellent patient and customer service to those you serve then discover a career in Pharmacy at Trillium Health Partners and apply today!
Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage. To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.
We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.