Full-time Compounding Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Carmi Remedy’sRx, Pencticton, B.C.

Carmi Remedy’sRx is currently hiring for the position of Regulated Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Assistant. We are a locally owned, independent pharmacy with a focus on professional compounding, clinical services and natural health. The pharmacy is in the process of an expansion with the goal of becoming NAPRA compliant for both hazardous and non-hazardous non-sterile compounding later this year. We have a robust blister packing portfolio, great customer service and good coffee.

The technician will be required to assist in the responsibilities of compounding, blister packing and the day to day activities of the pharmacy. The position is for full-time hours with competitive wages and benefits. Candidates will be required to have previous pharmacy and professional compounding experience.

Penticton is a growing community located in the Okanagan valley, where we average over 2,000 hours of sunlight annually. It is home to a burgeoning wine region, a massive farmer’s market and hosts a number of summer festivals. If you are interested in joining our knowledgeable and energetic team, kindly email a cover letter and resume to:

David Zamorano

Pharmacy Owner/Manager

carmi@remedysrx/.ca

Company: Advanced Care Specialty Pharmacy

Location: Burnaby, BC

Type: Full-time

Description: Sterile Compounding Technician – Contract. 26 months.

Advanced Care Specialty Pharmacy is a provider of Complete Canadian Solutions to the life sciences industry. We partner with our clients to design and deliver logistic and service solutions at every stage of a product's life cycle.

We offer our clients:

  • Customised solutions for Importation, Warehouse, Wholesale and Distribution
  • Full-service Regulatory Affairs and Quality Control Services
  • Clinical trial support
  • Customer Service support
  • Patient Assistance Programs

We employ healthcare professionals and support staff to provide our clients with the best services in our industry, if you are the best at what you do then you should join our team.

The Sterile Compounding Technician is responsible for aseptic preparation of pharmaceutical products in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the Pharmacy

Major Accountabilities

  • Provide technical expertise in the areas of aseptic technique in accordance with the applicable Sterile Preparation and Compounding regulations
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by following current standard operating procedures; complying with legal regulations; monitoring environment
  • Operate, maintain, and monitor aseptic filling operations
  • Maintain all training required for aseptic and compounding process
  • Verify labels of all materials used in the preparation process
  • Clean and sterilise the aseptic clean room, supplies and Laminar Airflow Hood in accordance with the pharmacy approved Principles of Asepsis
  • Prepare and maintain all required reports and records including, area cleaning logs, equipment logs, and inventory logs
  • Thoroughly and accurately complete documentation regarding the processing of materials

  • Ensure supplies are assembled, disinfected and transferred to the Aseptic clean room appropriately
  • Participate in the stock control, ordering and dispensing of aseptically compounded products
  • Maintain and update aseptic supply as required
  • Communicate with pharmacy team members for order quantity updates to ensure proper inventory levels
  • Ensure time is accurately managed between the different aseptic compounded products so inventory levels are maintained
  • Other duties in other areas of the pharmacy, as assigned

Education and job experience

  • College Diploma from an accredited pharmacy institution
  • 1-3 years pharmacy experience
  • At least 1-year experience in Sterile Compounding / Aseptic Techniques.

Specific skills

  • Knowledge of and experience with Sterile Compounding Preparations
  • Familiar with USP 797 and NAPRA guidelines
  • Perform all aseptic technical duties involved in sterile compounding.
  • Ability to work independently in an aseptic environment
  • Strong computer skills in a Windows environment using MS Office (Excel, Word)
  • Knowledge of pharmacy software
  • Highly organised with very strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to manage time, set priorities and multi-task in order to meet various competing work deadlines
  • Flexibility in working overlapping shifts (i.e. one or two weekly 12 pm - 8 pm rotating shifts)
  • Experience in healthcare is an asset
  • This position requires a significant degree of precision and adherence to procedures and policies 

If you feel you would be the right fit for us please email your resume with cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We thank everyone for their applications, however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

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