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Pharmacy Technician - BC Cancer - Prince George

Pharmacy Technician
BC Cancer

Prince George

 

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

 

At BC Cancer Prince George, our vision is to improve access to services and enhance the continuum of cancer care in Northern BC. 

 

Prince George is BC’s northern capital with picturesque wilderness close at hand, offering a true outdoor person’s paradise - plus year-round entertainment options, from symphony concerts and theatre to family fun activities. A great place to live! Prince George also offers affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs, with backyard access to skiing, fishing, mountain biking, and hiking.

 

 

Fun Facts About Prince George:

  • Prince George is the largest city in northern British Columbia.
  • As part of its 100th anniversary, the City of Prince George hosted the 2015 Canada Winter Games.
  • Bring your sunglasses! The city has four seasons with 1900 hours of sunshine!
  • Prince George is often called the province’s “Northern Capital” or sometimes the “Spruce Capital” because it is the hub city for Northern BC.
  • The origins of Prince George can be traced to the North West Company fur trading post of Fort George, which was established in 1807 by Simon Fraser and named in honour of King George III.
  • The Estimated Population of Prince George is 74,003.
  • The economy of Prince George in the first decade of the 21st century has come to be dominated by service industries.

 

The city of Prince George has a lot to offer! See why people move up to Prince George here or visit Tourism Prince George's Visitor Guide to find out more here

 

 

What you’ll do

  • Process clinically reviewed and approved medication orders for distribution to a patient.
  • Receive prescriptions (verbal and non-verbal) from practitioners and ensure that prescriptions are complete and authentic by performing duties such as verifying allergy status and/or demographics.
  • Prepare and process prescriptions by performing duties such as entering orders, counting, measuring, packaging or re-packaging medications and compounding various sterile pharmaceutical products, including hazardous drugs, according to established procedures. Pre-package oral, liquid and topical medications into unit-of-use format.
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of dispensed prescriptions prepared by self or others by verifying order entries, and/or performing the final check of dispensed prescriptions.
  • Enter and ensure the accuracy and completeness of drug and personal health information in the pharmacy information system.

 

Learn more about BC Cancer Pharmacy by visiting http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/health-professionals/clinical-resources/pharmacy.

 

What you bring

  • Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.

You are able to:

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Deal with others effectively.
  • Physically carry out the duties of the position.
  • Keyboard.
  • Organize work.
  • Operate related equipment.

 

What we bring 

 

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

 

Job Type: Two (2) Casual Opportunities
Wage:
$31.08 per hour
Location: 1215 Lethbridge Street, Prince George, BC V2M 7E9
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 0730-1530, 0800-1600, 0830-1630, as operations require
Requisition Number:
CAS-130693 and CAS-130695

 

What we do

 

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia. BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

 

 

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

 

 

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

 

PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.