Pharmacy Technician Supervisor II

Website Georgian College

Job Description:

In accordance with established vision and values of the Fraser Health, the Pharmacy Technician Supervisor operates in accordance with the scope of practice and standards of practice for Pharmacy Technicians as outlined by the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols. Supervises Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Assistants and other designated staff. Performs Pharmacy Technician duties as required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures 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.
  • Makes recommendations regarding capital equipment to support safe and effective drug distribution.
  • Transfers prescriptions to and receives prescriptions from other pharmacies.
  • Oversees and monitors the quality assurance program within the assigned area.
  • In collaboration with the Coordinator, Distribution Pharmacy Services or designate, oversees, implements and maintains practice standards, policies and procedures in assigned area; ensures safety practices are adhered to.
  • Processes medication orders for distribution to a patient, client, or resident that have been clinically reviewed and approved by a pharmacist.
  • Participates in the recruitment process by performing duties such as screening and interviewing applicants and making recommendations to the
  • Coordinator, Distribution Pharmacy Services or designate.
  • Prepares and processes prescriptions by performing duties such as entering orders, counting, measuring, packaging or re-packaging medications and compounding various sterile pharmaceutical products according to established procedures. Pre-packages oral, liquid and topical medications into unit-of-use format.
  • Processes prescriptions for temporary inpatient leave of absence by methods such as reviewing, translating and converting existing inpatient medication orders previously reviewed and approved by a pharmacist.
  • Receives prescriptions (verbal and non verbal) from practitioners and ensures that prescriptions are complete and authentic by performing duties such as verifying allergy status and/or demographics.
  • Participates in site and lower mainland committees and working groups as assigned.
  • Supervises Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Assistants and other designated staff by performing duties such as scheduling and coordinating work assignments, evaluating employee performance and determining related training and orientation requirements.
  • Enters and ensures the accuracy and completeness of drug and personal health information in the pharmacy information system.
  • Maintains accurate records such as medication verification and the results of quality assurance checks.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Arranges student placements and training schedules; participates in student education and/or evaluations as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to keyboard.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to supervise.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

Job Details:

Company:  Georgian College

Job Category: Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Owen Sound, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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