Pharmacy Technician (Island Health)

Campbell River Hospital – Campbell River, BC V9W 3V1 CA (Primary)
Comox Valley Hospital – Courtenay, BC V9N 0B9 CA
Cowichan District Hospital – Duncan, BC V9L 1E5 CA
Lady Minto Hospital – Saltspring Island, BC V8K 1T1 CA
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital – Nanaimo, BC V9S 2B7 CA
Royal Jubilee Hospital – Victoria, BC V8R 1J8 CA
Saanich Peninsula Hospital – Victoria, BC V8M 2B2 CA
Victoria General Hospital – Victoria, BC V8Z 6R5 CA
West Coast General Hospital – Port Alberni, BC V9Y 4S1 CA
Travel Requirement
Travel between multiple sites may be required
Shift Start Time/End Time
As Required
Days Off
As required
Vacancy Type
Regular FT
Salary Range (Hourly Rate)
$29.86 – $29.86
Bi-weekly Hours
Planned Start Date
Jan. 11 2021
Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY)
Pending Return of Incumbent
CRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check) Yes

The Pharmacy Technician operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and scope/standards of practice for Pharmacy Technicians as outlined by the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia, and according to organizational policies, procedures, standards and unit specific protocols.

Processes medication orders that are clinically reviewed for therapeutic appropriateness and approved by a Pharmacist. Receives verbal and non-verbal prescriptions from practitioners and ensures that prescriptions are complete and authentic. Prepares, processes and compounds prescriptions. Ensures the accuracy and completeness of dispensed prescriptions prepared by self or others by verifying order entries and/or performing the final check of dispensed prescriptions. Processes prescriptions for temporary inpatient leaves of absence. Transfers prescriptions to and receives prescriptions from other pharmacies. Enters and ensures the accuracy and completeness of drug and personal health information in the Pharmacy information system. Maintains stock levels and performs clerical duties as assigned



Grade 12 and graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current practicing registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.


  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to keyboard.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment
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