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Title

Registered Pharmacy Technician 

Category Healthcare Professional Opportunities  
Req Number HEA-24-00003  
Open Date 1/22/2024  
Number of Openings 1  
Department Pharmacy 

Work type Regular Part-time 

Grade Grade 4 ($28.64/hr to $34.23/hr) 

FTE 0.4 

Posting Close Date 03/08/2024 

Description

Join us in building a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital, and a top 40 Canadian research hospital. Serving over 8,500 families annually in both inpatient and outpatient programs and services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in three successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.

Holland Bloorview’s vision is to support the most meaningful and healthy futures for all children, youth and families. We are an academic hospital, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. All clinical staff are expected to contribute to the academic agenda through one or more of the following activities: supervising students, teaching, academic service, scholarship and research.

Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, inclusive, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth. 

The Position:

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is hiring a permanent part-time Registered Pharmacy Technician to join our Hospital-based pharmacy team. The registered pharmacy technician is responsible for performing the technical tasks related to safe and effective drug distribution in the hospital. This is a 0.4 FTE position (scheduled for 15 hours/week), with the possibility of additional casual hours (not guaranteed).

Why join our team?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides safe and efficient unit dose drug distribution services, in collaboration with the clinical pharmacists and other healthcare professionals (cart fills, leave of absences, etc.)
  • Repackages solid and liquid unit doses, including narcotic, controlled, and hazardous drugs
  • Maintains medications stocked in client care areas, including ward stock, night cart, and emergency carts
  • Prepares specialized extemporaneous preparations of different dosage forms essential to pediatric practice as per established formulas
  • Performs all duties related to procurement of pharmaceuticals, including purchasing, inventory management, and returns or destruction
  • Documents daily/monthly workload statistics
  • Contributes to the training and ongoing support of Pharmacy Technician Students, as required
  • Provides administrative support to the department and participates in departmental projects
  • Participates in the medication reconciliation process, and other patient safety initiatives
  • Participates in quality improvement activities to ensure the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a recognized college level Pharmacy Technician Program accredited by The Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) or equivalent
  • Licensure as a Registered Pharmacy Technician (RPhT) with Ontario College of Pharmacists is preferred
  • Hospital experience with a computerized unit dose drug distribution service preferred
  • Excellent communication (verbal/written) and interpersonal skills coupled with a strong customer service orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently, and in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications with an emphasis on Pharmacy-related programs and technology (i.e. Meditech)
  • Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital: Caring, Client and Family-centered care, Excellence, Innovation, Partnership, and Respect
  • Demonstrated ability to organize time, set priorities and meet deadlines, while maintaining high quality and accurate work

Physical And Environmental Demands:

  • Light lifting, walking, standing, sitting at a computer terminal
  • Small exposure to chemical pharmaceuticals including chemotherapeutic agents
 
About the Organization Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth with disabilities, medical complexity, illness and injury. All of our work is guided by our strategic plan, Transformative Care, Inclusive World: Holland Bloorview 2030. The plan: https://strategicplan.hollandbloorview.ca/

To get a glimpse as to who Holland Bloorview is, we invite you to watch the Dear Everybody, This is Holland Bloorview video. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbp-WhflXXo&feature=youtu.be

Holland Bloorview is committed to fostering a climate of inclusion, diversity, equity accessibility, and anti-racism (IDEAA). This commitment is central to, and mutually supportive of, our research excellence mandate. We welcome and respect the diversity of all members of our community and we seek to create an inclusive culture for our clients, families, research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, trustees, and partners. To help in our journey towards fully reflecting the communities we partner with, we welcome and encourage applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQI2SA+ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas within our community. Holland Bloorview is committed to fair assessment of a candidate's abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Please notify us of any accommodations that you require by contacting humanresources@hollandbloorview.ca or 416-425-6220.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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