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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN (PERMANENT FULL TIME)
Location:Queen Charlotte City
Facility:HAIDA GWAII HOSP/HLTH
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Competition #:05393991
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:HAIDA GWAII HOSP/HLTH
Department:HGH PHARMACY
Reports To:PHARMACIST OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$27.66
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

The Pharmacy Technician operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and scope of practice and standards of practice for Pharmacy Technicians as outlined by the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia, and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.

Processes medication orders that are clinically reviewed for therapeutic appropriateness and approved by a Pharmacist. Receives verbal and non-verbal prescriptions from practitioners and ensures that prescriptions are complete and authentic. Prepares, processes and compounds prescriptions. Ensures the accuracy and completeness of dispensed prescriptions prepared by self or others by verifying order entries and/or performing the final check of dispensed prescriptions. Processes prescriptions for temporary inpatient leaves of absence. Transfers prescriptions to and receives prescriptions from other pharmacies. Enters and ensures the accuracy and completeness of drug and personal health information in the Pharmacy information system. Maintains stock levels and performs clerical duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications

- Grade 12 and graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Current practicing registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
- Ability to keyboard.
- Ability to organize work.
- Ability to operate related equipment.

THE VILLAGE OF QUEEN CHARLOTTE
The Village of Queen Charlotte is a community full of art and culture. Gift shops and coffee shops scattered throughout the town display the works of various artists ranging from paintings, wood carving, pottery, Haida carving, glass work and handmade clothing. The community offers visitors and residents alike a unique opportunity for outdoor life experiences as well as the comfort and accessibility of a wide choice of restaurants, businesses and accommodations. The village is a friendly community with hospital, school and churches set within the beautiful pristine rain forest of the west coast.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT