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2024 Pharmacy Technician New Graduates

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Corner Brook, NL
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Entry Level
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Job Description

Location: Sites throughout NL Health Services Western Zone

2024 Pharmacy Technician New Graduates
Hours Based on the needs of the department.
Salary CG-29 ($26.54 - $29.48 per hour)
Competition Number 2023001285
Posted Date 25 September 2023
Closing Date Open until filled

About Us
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities - Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.

NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people. NLHealthServices.ca

Job Summary
The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for the technical tasks of the Pharmacy operations. These duties include dispensing pharmaceuticals, re-stocking nursing units, filling prescriptions, delivering narcotics, preparation of I.V. solutions, ordering from pharmaceutical companies, compounding, record-keeping and performing other related duties as required.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Regularly stands or walks when performing activities.
Constantly carries medication bins weighing up to 5 lbs unilaterally over long distances in the hospital distributing medications and lifts objects less than 10 lbs, regularly lifts stock between 10-20 lbs.
Occasionally performs activities involving awkward or cramped positions requiring bending, stretching, and lifting objects.
Constantly uses fine finger/precision work using hand tools, visual concentration is required to read drug orders, calculate dosages, ensure medications are dispensed properly, and to inspect and check drug amounts/preparations.
Constantly requires a higher level of alertness and concentration where exact results and precision are required when filling, labeling, and dispensing medications.
Constantly eye/hand coordination is required for computer work and to dispense medications.
Works under tight time pressures with an unpredictable work pace.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from a recognized (accredited) Pharmacy Technician Program or equivalent is required.
Current licensure and in good standing with the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board is required.
Ability to be self-motivated and work both collaboratively and with a high degree of independence and initiative.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in an interdisciplinary environment team environment.
Exhibited strong oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated strong time management and organizational skills.
Demonstrated keyboarding and computer skills.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.
Western Health values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.
Applicants are responsible for providing a copy of their resume, a copy of their high school and practical nursing diplomas, proof of registration, and the names of two employment references. Applicants who do not provide the necessary documentation as outlined on this job posting will not be considered.
To apply, go to https://employment.westernhealth.nl.ca. If you are having issues when using eRecruit, please email [email protected]. Note: This email address does not accept applications.
Thank you for your interest in Western Health. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: 2023001285
Company Website: https://NLHealthServices.ca/
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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!

For more information, please visit: https://nlhealthservices.ca/.

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