Reporting to the Manager, Infectious Diseases Control is responsible for providing a supportive role, working with the Registered Pharmacy Technicians (RPhT) and Public Health Pharmacist to ensure safe and accurate distribution, transportation and delivery of large volumes of publicly-funded vaccines in York Region; assisting in the management of vaccine distribution supplies in accordance with all relevant Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) standards, protocols, guidelines, objectives and current pharmaceutical industry standards.
- Prepares pre-conditioned coolers strictly following specific guidelines, pack coolers with vaccines for delivery, and utilize the refrigerated vehicle to transport publicly-funded vaccines and other pharmaceutical products.
- Delivers vaccines and other pharmaceutical products from the York Region Public Health (YRPH) vaccine depot to YRPH sub-offices, YRPH community immunization clinics, and health care provider offices, as needed.
- Picks-up vaccine orders from the Ontario Government Pharmaceutical and Medical Supplies Services (OGPMSS).
- Manages non-pharmaceutical inventory materials and supplies including bio-hazardous material (e.g., pharmaceutical waste and sharps disposal).
- Utilize inventory system to track and manage program assets and perpetual supply stock needs.
- Performs cycle counting of non-pharmaceutical inventory.
- Supports vaccine distribution by picking publicly-funded vaccines from the vaccine depot and refrigerators, checking the expiry dates and lot numbers, and referring to the vaccine order requisition to fill vaccine orders.
- Participates in cycle counting with vaccine inventory staff.
- Responds to inquiries and resolves concerns, as appropriate.
- Ensures that services provided meet Regional customer service standards.
- Successful completion of a High School Diploma or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Minimum three (3) years experience in drug inventory and supply management.
- Knowledge of OPHS Vaccine Storage and Handling Protocol.
- Demonstrated good communication skills to provide high quality customer service to clients.
- Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license free of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
- Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer focus, communication, collaboration and personal ownership.
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply online by June 10, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.