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Pharmacy Technician

NL Health Services - 1,164 Jobs
Labrador City, NL
Entry Level
Posted 2 days ago

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Pharmacy Technician
Temporary Call-in (Relief)
Location: Various Sites

Reporting to a Clinical Pharmacist, the primary purpose of this position is to perform technical duties in the Pharmacy Department.


" Graduation from high school or equivalent;
" Graduation from a recognized (approved) Pharmacy Technician Program and or successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician Bridging Program;
" Current registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board as a Pharmacy Technician;
" Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment;
" Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills;
" Demonstrated keyboarding and computer skills;
" Demonstrated high level of alertness and concentration when performing tasks;
" Demonstrated effective time management skills and the ability to prioritize;
" A Pharmacy Technician skills test may be administered;
" A satisfactory record of work performance is required;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Include but not limited to):

" Responsible for the technical tasks of pharmacy operations including the preparation, storage and distribution of medication in an institutional pharmacy related to acute care and long term care clients;
" Duties include dispensing of pharmaceuticals, re-stocking nursing units, filling prescriptions, delivering narcotics, preparation of I.V. solutions, ordering from pharmaceutical companies, compounding and record keeping;
" Responsibilities in inventory maintenance, purchasing and receiving; repackaging medications for ward stock and nursing home format; data collection and reporting; clerical duties;
" Input patient, third party and prescription information into pharmacy computer software including associated on-line adjudication and/or manual third party billings;
" Handle and prepare hazardous drugs appropriately including the preparation of intravenous chemotherapy; prepare extemporaneous admixtures;
" Perform other related duties as required.


" CG-29 of the NAPE HS salary scales $25.26 - $28.05 per hour, plus the Applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:

" Monday - Friday; 75 hours bi-weekly (Standby may be required)

Labrador-Grenfell Health Values Diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating appropriate competition number 2020000322N

Competition Number: 2020000322
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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