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