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Pharmacy Technician (Tech III)
Posting #: 19-0380 (Permanent Part-Time)
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
A dynamic and growing health care environment awaits you in Sudbury Ontario: Canada’s happiest
city! Surrounded by provincial parks and over 200 lakes, Greater Sudbury has over 160,000
residents and is a rich mix of urban, suburban, rural and wilderness environments. Just a one hour
flight or four-hour drive of Toronto; here, you will experience the balance of a challenging clinical
career and a comfortable lifestyle, right in the heart of Northern Ontario’s largest city.
Health Sciences North (HSN) is seeking two (2) Pharmacy Technicians to perform pharmacy
medication distribution and control functions for the service of the Hospital Pharmacy. The incumbent
will have a demonstrated knowledge of extemporaneous compounding as well as experience in
traditional and unit dose medication distribution systems and IV admixture preparations.
The successful candidate should have graduated from an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program
and be currently registered with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (RPhT). Consideration may be
given to candidates who are registered with OCP and have a signed agreement documenting their
intent of becoming a fully regulated RPhT within 12 months. A minimum of two (2) years recent
experience as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Assistant is preferred. The candidate must have
experience and demonstrate knowledge with metric conversion and pharmaceutical calculations as
well as have familiarity with Pharmacy Information Systems.
The full job posting can be viewed on the HSN Careers Website.
Interested applicants are asked to apply directly to posting # 19-0380 on the HSN Careers Website
at hsnsudbury.ca/careers. The position will remain posted until filled.
Date Posted: March 27, 2019
Posting #: 19-0380
Position: Pharmacy Technician (Tech III)
Status: Permanent Part-Time
Program: Clinical Support
Site: As Assigned
Purpose: Performing essential Pharmacy medication distribution and control functions
according to the standards and guidelines articulated by governing bodies and
applicable Acts and Regulations for the service of the Hospital Pharmacy. Rotations
will be assigned to meet scheduling and workload requirements for the HSN Pharmacy.
Graduate from an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program.
Registered with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (RPhT).
(Consideration may be given to candidates who are registered with OCP (valid OCP
#) and have a signed agreement documenting their intent of becoming a fully
regulated RPhT within 12 months).
Ministry of Labour “Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps” training
certificate is required.
Experience: A minimum of two years recent experience as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy
Experience and demonstrated knowledge with metric conversion and pharmaceutical
Familiarity with Pharmacy Information Systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of extemporaneous compounding.
Demonstrated experience in both traditional and unit dose medication distribution
Demonstrated experience in IV admixture preparation would be an asset.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Strong organizational skills.
Personal Suitability: Demonstrated positive work record and good attendance record.
Clear criminal record check is required.
Able to meet the physical demands of the job (constant walking, standing, some
lifting), working in a fast paced/high volume work environment.
Selection Process: Candidates will be selected for this position on the basis of their skill, ability,
experience and relevant qualifications as identified in the resume and completed
Application Form submitted. Where these factors are relatively equal, seniority
shall govern. HSN reserves the right to conduct a formal interview/testing
process where required, which may include (but not limited to), a written or
practical examination or both to determine skill and ability.
Shift: As Assigned
Bilingualism is an Asset
Special Note: This position will be posted until filled.