Moncton Pharmacy Technician (1060) PCN 1000673
in Moncton, NB

Moncton, NB
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: 141517
Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.
COMPETITION #: 2022-61744 External
BARGAINING UNIT: SHCP
ZONE: Moncton
DEPARTMENT: Pharmacy
FACILITY: The Moncton Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Full Time
JOB TITLE: Pharmacy Technician
CLASSIFICATION: Pharmacy Technician (1060)
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Rotating Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Statutory Holidays, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $23.6695 to $25.4194 per hour
JOB PURPOSE:
The Pharmacy Technician is responsible to interact with patients to gather medication related information and to provide instruction, checking accuracy of medication preparation by others, supervising Pharmacy Technician students and acquiring, preparing, and distributing medications and pharmaceutical products.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the New Brunswick College of Pharmacist and licensed to practice in New Brunswick.
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Good work record.
  • Written and spoken competence in English is required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for:
  • Checking medication prepared by other Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Assistants and Pharmacy Assistant - Delegated Checkers
  • Meeting with patients and gather medication related information to create best possible medication history
  • Assisting Pharmacists in the implementation and monitoring of the patient medication care plan
  • Providing instructions to patients on medication related tools and devices
  • Precepting Pharmacy Technician students and provide orientation to Pharmacy students
  • Preparing and labelling sterile products such as total parental nutrition, chemotherapy agents, intravenous mixtures and other sterile products that require specialized techniques
  • Preparing, labeling and distributing pharmaceutical products
  • Ordering and receiving pharmaceuticals including maintaining inventories

Employees are responsible to be aware of and understand Horizon's Terms of Employment: http://skyline/EmploymentBenefits/Pages/Terms-of-your-Employment-.aspx
COMPETENCIES:
Competencies identified by the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) 2014:
  • Legal, Ethical and Professional Responsibilities
  • Patient Care
  • Product Distribution
  • Practice Setting
  • Health Promotion
  • Knowledge and Research Application
  • Communication and Education
  • Intra and Inter-Professional Collaboration
  • Quality and Safety

Competencies identified Horizon Health Network:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Communication
  • Planning and Prioritizing Work
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Patient/Client Orientation

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by June 29, 2022.
Horizon is committed to enhancing our diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and patients. We believe in a healthcare system that equally supports all people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, social background, religion, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation. An environment based on a commitment to diversity and inclusion supports our goal of safe and quality patient care.
NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
Should testing be required to demonstrate language proficiency, the official results will be shared with the candidate, Human Resources and the requesting manager electronically and will be placed on the personnel file for Horizon hiring purposes.
Please quote Competition # 2022-61744 -External . Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.
Company Website: http://www.myhorizoncareer.ca/
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