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University Health Network Pharmacy Technician - PFT - PMH in Toronto, Ontario

Pharmacy Technician - PFT - PMH - Toronto, Ontario


Posting # : 923186

Union : OPSEU

Site : Princess Margaret Hospital

Department : Outpatient Pharmacy

Reports to : Manager

Hours : 37.5 per week

Wage range : $31.38 to $36.18 per hour (Start rate non-negotiable and in accordance with collective agreement.)

Status : Permanent Full-Time

Reposted Date : Nov 23, 2023

Closing Date : Until Filled

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of ground breaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.


  • Working in conjunction with pharmacists in maintaining high standards of client relations

  • Assisting pharmacists in accurately and efficiently performing all technical aspects relating to prescription dispensing responsibilities

  • Preparing or compounding extemporaneous products using appropriate techniques under supervision of a pharmacist

  • Performing activities relating to the maintenance and operation of Outpatient Pharmacy services

  • Performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required


  • Completion of a two year community college Pharmacy Technician Program or recognized equivalent required

  • Certificate of competency from the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada preferred

  • Active licensure with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) as Registered Pharmacy Technician (RPhT) mandatory

  • Eligibility to register with OCP as RPhT required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and to manage competing priorities/deadlines

  • Ability to learn and troubleshoot changing technologies/machinery

  • Ability to work variable shifts

  • Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills

  • Manual billings, out of province billings and specialty meds related billing

  • Experience/working knowledge of Kroll and Point of Sales System

Why join UHN?

In addition to working alongside some of the most talented and inspiring healthcare professionals in the world, UHN offers a wide range of benefits, programs and perks. It is the comprehensiveness of these offerings that makes it a differentiating factor, allowing you to find value where it matters most to you, now and throughout your career at UHN.

  • Competitive offer packages

  • Government organization and a member of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP https://hoopp.com/ )

  • Close access to Transit and UHN shuttle service

  • A flexible work environment

  • Opportunities for development and promotions within a large organization

  • Additional perks (multiple corporate discounts including: travel, restaurants, parking, phone plans, auto insurance discounts, on-site gyms, etc.)

Current UHN employees must have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, to be eligible for consideration.

Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance. Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.