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Pharmacy Technician II

Job Competition Closed

Location: Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: #2013-059
Closing Date: Sep 30, 2013

Classification/Level: L05 PSAC
Pay Rate: $26.06 to $32.97 per hour
Employment Status: Regular Full Time
Monthly/weekly hours: 75 hours bi-weekly

Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager, the incumbent, as part of the Pharmacy team, performs complex duties such as
manufacturing various sterile products, intravenous solutions, and chemotherapy; performs order entry duties;
measures, manufactures, compounds, packages; organizes and distributes medications; assists with the purchasing and
receiving; and performs other related duties.

The position makes decisions with regard to: quantity of items packaged/compounded; quantities of medication required
including compounded parenteral products; determines quantities of supplies stocked in dispensary inventory in
consultation with the Pharmacy Manager and performs purchasing/receiving duties as required.

Knowledge and skills required for this position are as follows:
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods for various sterile products, intravenous solutions, and chemotherapy
    drugs and the ability to measure, manufacture, compound, package, and distribute medications;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Ability to deal with others effectively;
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position;
  • Basic computer skills, including typing;
  • Ability to operate related equipment;
  • Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary work team
The successful applicant will have Grade 12 and graduation from a recognized Pharmacy Technician course which includes a hospital pharmacy practicum.

The following would be considered assets for this position: One (1) to two (2) years of hospital pharmacy experience; certification with the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada; registration with a Canadian College of Pharmacy; Meditech experience and six (6) to twelve (12) months experience preparing chemotherapy.

Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority consideration. We thank all those who apply and advise that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Quoting competition # 2013-059, please e-mail your resume

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