Are you motivated to join a dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role? Are you interested in a career where you can make an impact on the well-being of others?
What are our employees saying about working with Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services?
"What I enjoy most about my job as a Pharmacy Technician is I get to do most of the hands-on work; for example, we prepare medications, make compounds as well as IV bags for patients, so I appreciate the variety of work my position has to offer. My advice for anyone interested in a similar career path is if they enjoy helping people and a fast paced work environment with a range of tasks, this would be a great field of work!” – Rima, Pharmacy Tech (SMH)
Get to know Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services:
We are a collaboration of four premier health employers Fraser Health, Provincial Health Services, Providence and Vancouver Coastal Health and provide an integrated approach to pharmaceutical care and service excellence patients, residents and clients committed to investing in your professional development in building an environment where you can advance your career.
We currently have an exciting Relief Full Time opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician to join our team at Richmond Hospital located in Richmond, BC. This relief role is available until October 2024 or until return of incumbent.
Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.
If this sounds like the perfect role for you, here’s why we believe you should apply:
Our pharmacy team always aspires to improve and achieve the best possible care for our patients and improve their quality of life.
We aim to build an environment where you love the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. From the financial advisor handling our health care resources, to the IT professional enabling life-saving data, to the nurse and physician on the front line of patient care, everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we build outstanding workplaces.
Apply now to join our excellent team!
One team, best pharmacy care, better lives.
The Pharmacy Technician operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and scope/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.
Processes medication orders that are clinically reviewed for therapeutic appropriateness and approved by a Pharmacist; receives verbal and non-verbal prescriptions from practitioners and ensures that prescriptions are complete and authentic; prepares, processes and compounds prescriptions; 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; processes prescriptions for temporary inpatient leaves of absence; transfers prescriptions to and receives prescriptions from other pharmacies; enters and ensures the accuracy and completeness of drug and personal health information in the Pharmacy information system; maintains stock levels and performs clerical duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Grade 12 and graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.
Skills and Abilities