Pharmacist Technicians III

Location
Bermuda (BM)
Salary
Annual Salary plus mandatory benefits including major medical and pension.
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Contract
Full-time
Pharmacy sector
Hospital
Sector
Pharmacy
Specialist area
Public health

Under the direction of the Assistant Pharmacy Manager, The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for performing technical and clerical tasks within the Pharmacy.  This includes processing orders, manufacturing, repackaging, collecting/delivering supplies, and performing the tasks of other support staff when the need arises. The Pharmacy Technician may be required to rotate throughout the Pharmacy including specialized areas. This position includes shifts, public holidays and weekends.

Registration with The Bermuda Pharmaceutical Association is mandatory for this position

Key responsibilities include:

  • Collecting/delivering orders and pharmacy supplies from/to the nursing units
  • Entering orders into the pharmacy computer dispensing system
  • Preparing, filling and delivering all medication orders- first doses, unit-dose cassettes, extemporaneous preparations, IV’s narcotics and stock items
  • Manufacturer’s sterile products using aseptic techniques. Manufactures extemporaneous preparations
  • Repackaging all medications including narcotics
  • Maintaining all quality control records and ensures that all computer entries, manufacturing, repackaging and filling of patient specific orders are checked by a pharmacist prior to being dispensed

Qualifications & Registration required:

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification from an accredited school
  • Associate Degree in Science (2-3 years nursing education will be considered)
  • Completion of designated professional certification and permanent assignment to specialty schedule
  • Certification from NPTA for Oncology training is an asset
  • 2 years work experience preferably in a healthcare environment