Registered Pharmacy Technician

Classic Care Pharmacy (a division of Centric Health) - Burlington, ON (30+ days ago)

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About Classic Care

Classic Care Pharmacy was founded in 1996 for the purpose of exclusively providing medication and consulting services to Long Term Care Homes and Retirement Residences. With locations in London, Burlington and Ottawa, Classic Care currently service many Municipal, Non-Profit and For-Profit homes throughout Ontario. Classic Care’s dynamic team is comprised of Certified Geriatric Consultant Pharmacists, Certified Diabetes Educators, Registered Nurses, Technology Coordinators, Certified Pharmacy Technicians, Senior Account Executive, and Customer Care Representatives. They are all dedicated professionals specializing in geriatric care with their primary focus on meeting the unique needs of the residents.

Registered Pharmacy Technician

Under the general direction of the Designated Pharmacy Manager and Assistant Pharmacy Manager, the Registered Pharmacy Technician is responsible for ensuring that all prescriptions are dispensed accurately. Prescriptions are to be dispensed in compliance with provincial and federal laws, standards and regulations which govern the practice of pharmacy.

Your Day To Day:
Collaborate with all members of the pharmacy team to ensure medication orders are dispensed accurately, safely, timely and completely while optimizing medication continuity and resident outcomes
Complete daily tasks in accordance with established work place policies and procedures
Consult with members of the pharmacy management team when there are unresolved issues surrounding day to day work functions
Provide exceptional customer care to LTC homes and retirement communities serviced by Classic Care Pharmacy providing support as needed to ensure outstanding care and service at all times
Communicate with all members of the resident care team while maintaining professionalism by following corporate policies to ensure the highest standard of customer care, optimal resident care and quality of pharmacy service at all times
Participate in the after-hours on-call rotation/schedule as required
Maintain accurate, organized and complete resident health records ensuring appropriate documentation and continuity of care at all times
Follow all provincial and federal laws, standards and regulations which govern the practice of pharmacy
Follow all corporate regulations, policies and procedures at all times
Assist in maintaining and monitoring pharmacy inventory
Participate in the training and support for newly hired and existing pharmacy team members when required
Participate in ongoing continuing education, remaining current in pharmaceutical, medical and professional licensing information in addition to corporate updates, policies, and standards
Prepare and compound medications when required
Maintain a clean and safe work environment
Other duties as assigned by the Pharmacy Manager or Assistant Pharmacy Manager

What You Will Bring to The Team:
Registered and in good standing with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (RPhT)
Proven ability to foster strong partnerships with other members of the health care team
Effective organization, planning, and time management skills
Demonstrated high level of fluency in both written and spoken English
Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member in a fast paced environment
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills and ability to interact with persons of varying levels of professional expertise in a professional and mature manner
Must be skilled in critical thought processes and be able to prioritize appropriately
Must be self-directed requiring minimal supervision and able to work independently
Must be motivated to achieve results that reflect a high standard of quality
Must be dependable and responsible in the execution of job duties
Must demonstrate good listening skills and be adaptable to internal work changes and changes in job environment

Knowledge of Kroll
Knowledge of Point Click Care (PCC)
Experience with Med e-care
Experience with PACMed/PACVision
Knowledgeable with Microsoft Office programs
Understanding of provincial regulations governing LTC homes and Retirement Communities
Spoken French is an asset

Qualities for Success:
Ability to manage changing priorities
Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team
Customer service oriented
Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong organizational and time-management skills

Application Process:
Centric welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Interested, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must successfully pass satisfactory background screening (depending on the role - Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit Check, Driver’s Abstract, Education Verification, Current Professional Registration) and referencing. Background screening will be completed after an offer of employment has been extended and accepted.

About Centric Health

Centric Health’s vision is to be the leading provider of pharmacy and other healthcare services to Canadian seniors. The Company is one of Canada’s leading, and most trusted providers of comprehensive Specialty Pharmacy services and solutions to seniors. We operate a large national network of pharmacy fulfillment centres that deliver high-volume solutions for the cost-effective supply of chronic medication and other specialty clinical pharmacy services, serving more than 31,000 residents in over 450 senior’s communities (long-term care, retirement homes, and assisted living facilities) nationally.