JOB POSTING – Pharmacy Assistant – Compounding

Our mission is to provide excellence in pharmaceutical care to meet the individual needs of each client. Our organization is comprised of committed individuals, each making a positive impact on the well-being of our customers – focused on growth and innovation within the industry.

Our commitment to you:

  • Providing a safe, secure and supportive environment
  • Strategies that stimulate job satisfaction, professional growth and development
  • Work schedules that allow for a healthy and fulfilling work-life balance
  • Providing the tools, training and resources necessary to achieve success
  • Continuous improvement, innovation and investment in technology
  • Sustaining and strengthening partnerships with the entire health care team

Job Title: Pharmacy Assistant - Compounding
Location: Kingston, ON – IV Pharmacy
Reports to: Pharmacy Lead
No. of Positions: 1
Type: Full time, Permanent
Salary: Hourly, commensurate with experience
Benefits: Yes, Comprehensive benefits package
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for sterile compounding (including compounding Biohazards) in compliance with the P&Ps and the standards set by the company
  • Responsible for supplying the clean room staff with the ingredients and the supplies that are required for each mixture
  • Responsible for making accurate Pharmacy Dilution Calculations and Solution Mixture calculations on the mixture worksheet
  • Responsible for labelling the final containers and packing and getting orders ready for delivery
  • Prioritize the workload based on the timelines set for each geographical area and as set by the contractual obligations for each area
  •  Support the pharmacist during the final check time
  • Calibrate, monitor and maintain equipment inside and outside the clean room
  • Receive and place orders of medications, solutions and supplies on the shelves
  • Pick and pack infusion pumps in order to ensure safety during delivery
  • Pack coolers as instructed in order to maintain Cold Chain and based on the requirements of each contract
  • Inspect and test Infusion pumps and document results
  • Organize and maintain the work area inside and outside the clean room
  • Clean and maintain all the containers and bins that are used to carry orders inside the clean room
  • Report issue/delays related to production
  • Available to work evenings and week-ends

Qualifications

  • Completion of technical training required
  • Knowledge of aseptic techniques
  • Experience working in a clean room environment is an asset
  • Commitment to high standards
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work in a fast pace environment
  • Candidates must demonstrate organizational skills, attention to detail, sound judgment, computer literacy, time management skills and initiative.

While we thank you for your interest, only select applicants will be contacted regarding the position.
Please cite Job Posting #592864 and submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Alia El-Gabaly
Pharmacy Manager
Alia.El-Gabaly@medicalpharmacies.com

Medical Pharmacies Group Limited is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing diversity and accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. All applicants must make their requirements known when contacted.

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