Job title: Pharmacy Technician II – Pharmacy
Company: Yukon Hospital Corporation
Location: Whitehorse, YT
Pharmacy Technician II – Pharmacy Job Details:
Monday, December 4, 2023
Friday, January 3, 2025
Term Full Time position – 1.0 FTE
December 4, 2023 – January 1, 2025
This position is at the L05 level with an hourly pay range of $30.61 – $38.73
Are you looking to be part of an exceptional and passionate health care team in one of Canada’s most spectacular natural environments with vast and stunning wilderness at your doorstep?
Yukon Hospitals strives to cultivate an environment of passionate and engaged people with a culture that values growth, work/life balance, and wellness in helping all our people reach optimal ability. Our organization is an integrated system of hospitals: Whitehorse General Hospital (58 beds), Watson Lake Community Hospital (6 beds) and Dawson City Community Hospital (6 beds).
Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager, the incumbent, as part of the Pharmacy team, performs complex duties such as manufacturing various sterile products, intravenous solutions, and chemotherapy; performs order entry duties; measures, manufactures, compounds, packages; organizes and distributes medications; assists with the purchasing and receiving; and performs other related duties.
The position makes decisions with regard to: quantity of items packaged/compounded; quantities of medication required including compounded parenteral products; determines quantities of supplies stocked in dispensary inventory in consultation with Pharmacy Manager and performs purchasing/receiving duties as required.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
- Knowledge of manufacturing methods for various sterile products, intravenous solutions, and chemotherapy drugs and to measure, manufacture, compound, package, and distribute medications;
- Analytical skills;
- Good communication skills, both oral and written;
- Ability to deal with others effectively;
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position;
- Basic computer skills, including typing;
- Ability to operate related equipment;
- Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary work team
The successful applicant will have grade 12 diploma and graduated from a nationally recognized Pharmacy Technician course including a hospital pharmacy practicum (or judged equivalent experience). The following education, training and certification are desired: 1-2 years hospital pharmacy experience; National Certification from the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC); registration with a Canadian College of Pharmacy; Meditech experience and 6-12 months experience preparing chemotherapy.
- Relocation Allowance
- Comprehensive Benefits Package
- Pension Plan
TO APPLY: quote competition #2023-564 and email your resume by 4:00 pm October 20, 2023 to
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Indigenous Workforce Initiative – We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve. When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application. Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have. All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at or call 867-332-7203.
Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.
Posting Date: October 6, 2023
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