Posted on: May 2nd, 2022
Location: Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
Requisition #: ALB00266772
Salary Range: $29.84 – $37.38 per hour
Job Type: Casual/Relief
AHS is Canada’s first and largest province-wide, fully integrated health system, and is among Alberta’s Top 75 Employers and a top employer for diversity.
In Red Deer, AB we are known for our entrepreneurial spirit, our big city and big heart atmosphere within a small town community. There is a vital need for Pharmacy Technicians as our population ages. Whether you are starting your career journey or growing it, at the Red Deer Regional Hospital we are here to help you! We are committed to offering continuous mentorship and further career development. Our employees are our greatest asset. We have a culture of positivity, support, inclusion and professional growth. We have numerous opportunities for career development and advancement, plus continuing education options. Our Technicians work to a full scope of practice and build interdisciplinary relationships. In this exciting and unique opportunity, you will gain a breadth of experience as a Pharmacy Technician.
This role will perform all aspects of drug distribution to provide for the effective daily operation of all departmental services and programs leading to safe and effective patient care. Core duties include but not limited to: Order Entry, preparation, repackaging and final product checking of sterile and non-sterile products, individual patient prescriptions, and ward stock. You will have the opportunity to provide guidance and assist with the training and orientation of staff and students. The Pharmacy Technician will also provide clinical support through problem solving activities and discrepancies to support the provision of direct patient care. Your proactive approach while building strong relationships and collaborating with all members of the healthcare team is paramount to the continued success of our team and culture.
As a Pharmacy Technician I, you will be responsible for the preparation and distribution of pharmaceutical products. You will receive and triage medication orders, compound and repackage medication and prepare sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical products.
Completion of a CCAPP-accredited Pharmacy Technician Training Program. Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Pharmacy (ACP) as a Pharmacy Technician.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Demonstrated communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to work in teams. Demonstrated computer or word processing skills. Committed to continual personal quality improvement and lifelong learning.
Prior hospital experience. Prior experience in retail pharmacy setting. Membership with a pharmacy professional organization is preferred.
How to Apply:
Please apply online at: https://careers.albertahealthservices.ca/jobs/pharmacy-technician-283479