Pharmacy Technician

The First Nations Health Authority is a diverse and transformational health organization of professional, innovative and dedicated team members and leaders. The first of its kind in Canada, FNHA works as a health-and-wellness partner with BC First Nations to support self-determination and decision-making to improve health outcomes. The FNHA and its employees are committed to a proactive holistic approach to health and wellness, and to the delivery of services which are sustainable and honour the customs and traditions of First Nations communities.

The Pharmacy Technician assists pharmacists in providing day to day pharmacy operations support to nurses for: practice standards and best practices for formularies, prescription drug records, monitors distribution, utilization, inventory management, recalls, shortages and audit of drugs and controlled substances.

Term position until March 31, 2020

Location: Vancouver BC

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Supports the Regional Controlled Substance Office (“RCSO”) work plan to meet requirements of the section 56 exemption to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) by monitoring distribution and utilization of controlled substances, completing on-site audits at each Nursing Station every six months, and following up on policy and procedure compliance issues.
  2. Provides support to the collaboration of Pharmacist and FNIHB committees (i.e. FNIHB Join Practice Advisory Committee and FNIHB Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee), including updating related documentation and creating presentations and communication materials on decisions and changes.
  3. Supports formulary management of the BC Nursing Station and Health Centre formularies and coordinates inter-professional processes for resolving formulary related issues.
  4. Supports Nursing Professional Practice team on issues related to pharmacy practice standards, processes, and regulations by managing pharmacy-related documents, inventory management, managing notifications of recalls and drug shortages.
  5. Supports medication management; including providing reporting on drug inventories, costs and trends, improving drug utilizations reporting, and ensuring inventories aligned with community programs and the Health Benefits program.
  6. Supports accreditation requirements, where inter-professional collaboration is required.
  7. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education

• Certificate or diploma from a post-secondary institute related to healthcare, pharmacy or nursing or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Experience

• Recent and relevant experience in the health services field, ideally having experience in pharmacy or nursing (usually acquired over a period of at least 2 years)

• Experience as a registered pharmacy technician

• Experience in working with First Nations would be an asset

What we offer

  • ·Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal growth, in-house training, a paid volunteer day and a unique full-day orientation program.
  • ·Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training.  We support our family to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting. 
  • ·FNHA offers competitive salary, pension, extended health benefits and employee supports for mental wellness.

Apply online at: http://www.fnha.ca/about/work-with-us

The First Nations Health Authority is committed to respecting diversity within our workforce; preference will be given to individuals with First Nations, Inuit, Metis or Aboriginal ancestry.

JOB TYPE:

Regulated Pharmacy Technician

Full-Time

PHARMACY NAME & LOCATION:

112a-2365 Gordon Drive. Lakeside Medicine Centre Pharmacy

Kelowna, BC

Lakeside Medicine Centre Pharmacy in Guisachan Village is looking for a Registered Pharmacy Technician.

This is a full-time opportunity that includes benefits and a competitive wage based on experience.

Lakeside has been part of the Kelowna community since 1973 and our focus is 'Taking the Time to Care.'

We will be taking applications in person (ask for Chris, Greg or Graham) at #112A-2365 Gordon Dr. (Guisachan Village) or by responding to this advertisement by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Contact Name: Graham Foster

Contact Position: Owner

Contact Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: https://www.lakesidepharmacy.ca/

Phone Number: (250) 860-3100

How to Apply

We will be taking applications in person (ask for Chris, Greg or Graham) at #112A-2365 Gordon Dr. (Guisachan Village) or by responding to this advertisement by email: graham@lakesidepharmacy.ca

BioScript Solutions is a network of companies that provide a unique complement of services supporting the distribution and provision of complex drug therapies. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality patient centered care in the specialty pharmacy industry in Canada.

BioScript Pharmacy, a division within our network, is an integral part of our patient-centric approach, serving as a direct connection to our patients where we support them through the dispensing of their specialty medications and coordination of their care. We provide employees with a structured and unparalleled work environment unique to specialized pharmacy.

BioScript is the proud winner of the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year - Atlantic Region award from Ernst & Young, which recognizes the vision, leadership, and achievement of Canada's most successful entrepreneurs. We are also honoured to qualify as an Employee Recommended Workplace by the Globe & Mail and Morneau Sheppell, which recognizes excellence in achieving a healthy, engaged, and productive workforce and is the only award of its kind based entirely on employee feedback.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Registered Pharmacy Technician for our dynamic specialized pharmacy in Richmond, BC. The scope of this role includes checking, filling, and billing prescriptions, serving as a liaison with patients, doctors, programs, program coordinators, and drug plan representatives, and inventory management. This is a permanent, full time position which requires a working schedule of 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday to Friday.

We are offering a $1,500 signing bonus to provide unmatched patient care.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with dispensing activities, such as technician driven prescription checks, filling, and billing prescriptions;
  • Assist with inventory activities, such as receiving orders and counting inventory weekly;
  • Contacting doctors and programs for prescriptions;
  • Communicating with program coordinators and insurers to secure coverage and solve coverage issues;
  • Responding to communication from various stakeholders in a timely manner, including monitoring email accounts and answering phones;
  • Other related tasks as required.

Qualifications:

  • Accreditation as a Registered Pharmacy Technician in good standing an in adherence to the Standards of Practice with BC Pharmacy Board;
  • 1+ years’ experience in a similar role;
  • Experience using Kroll in a pharmacy setting;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • General computer proficiency and competence with Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Proficiency with numbers and calculations;
  • Proven customer service skills;
  • Demonstrated effective time management and organizational skills;
  • High attention to detail within a fast paced environment;
  • Ability to problem solve, think critically, and make decisions;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Capable of lifting and organizing boxes and inventory (5-10 lbs, repetitive movements);
  • Driven by continuous learning;
  • Able to work well within a team environment.

How to apply:

Please submit your application electronically ONLY at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before April 29th 2019 or visit bioscript.ca for more information. Please do not contact the pharmacy directly.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected to participate in the hiring process will be contacted.

Video link for more information in regards to the type of pharmacy environment that we are at BioScript: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Prd_s5vXynQ&list=UUvEwlQKylUaKRkVHjpxFQ5g

JOB TYPE:

Pharmacy Assistant or Technician

Part-Time

PHARMACY NAME & LOCATION:

Vernon, BC

Do you love interacting with customers and problem-solving? Then join our pharmacy teams and thrive in an environment where no two days are alike. With flexible schedules you’ll also enjoy better work-life balance. We invite you to join our team as we work together to advance our purpose of helping Canadians Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better. The Registered Pharmacy Technician position is a regulated position that requires the individual to be licensed with the provincial college of pharmacy. 

Job Requirements

  • Completion of the Pharmacy Technician or Assistant Certification
  • Above average oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Available days, evenings, and weekends

Click the link for more information and to apply: https://jobs.sobeyscareers.com/go/Pharmacy-Jobs/1349000

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH HEART PHARMACY VICTORIA, BC

Do you want to have fun, enjoy your job and make a difference? Come join our team! Heart Pharmacy is

100% locally owned and has been operating in Victoria since 1991.

We are currently hiring for the following position:
Regulated Pharmacy Technician (RPhT)

To assist the Pharmacist in the day to day activities in the pharmacy, including assisting in dispensing,

inventory ordering and control, compounding preparations, operating the cash register, providing strong

customer service and special events. This position reports to the Pharmacy Manager or the

Pharmacist-On-Duty. https://victoriapharmacy.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0jo9e?source=

Contact Details

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Contact Us

Pharmacy Technician Society of British Columbia
Address

Suite # 583
7360 - 137 Street
Surrey
British Columbia
V3W 1A3

Email
info@ptsbc.org