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Pharmacy Technician


A casual Pharmacy Technician position is available in the Pharmacy Department.  The home site for this position will be Groves Memorial Community Hospital.

This position is available to provide service to the hospitals of the Wellington Health Care Alliance including Groves Memorial Community Hospital (Fergus), Louise Marshall Hospital (Mount Forest) and Palmerston and District Hospital. 

This position is unionized with Unifor, Local 1106 at Groves Memorial Community Hospital and is a non-unionized position at North Wellington Health Care.


Reporting to the Manager, Pharmacy, the Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for technical and clinical support activities according to departmental & hospital policies, provincial guidelines and Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists Standards of Practice including:

Preparation and distribution of medications, including sterile admixtures (incl. chemotherapy, TPN and patient controlled analgesia)
Using computer technology to perform daily operations including order entry, medication reconciliation, document generation and departmental inventory control  processes


  • Graduate of a CCAPP (Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs) Accredited Pharmacy Technician Education Program required
  • Registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) as a Registered Pharmacy Technician (RPhT)
  • Chemotherapy certification preferred
  • Knowledge of inpatient pharmacy dispensing processes
  • Knowledge, skill & competence in preparation of sterile products
  • Computer skills related to Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Power Point 
  • Experience with Meditech pharmacy software preferred
  • Experience in hospital/retail pharmacy.
  • Superior interpersonal, written and verbal communication, teamwork, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Commitment to lifelong learning and professional development
  • History of dependability (including good attendance record)
  • Adaptability & ability to prioritize, attention to detail
  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail

Hours of Work:

  • On an as needed basis, as per department schedule

Internal hospital employees may view the internal posting on the Hospital Intranet at and apply only to

EXTERNAL applicants may apply to and are considered only after the internal posting process has been completed. Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Wellington Health Care Alliance strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment.  Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities.

Wellington Health Care Alliance is committed to providing and fostering a safe, healthy and respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.


Posting Date: 

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 3:00pm

Job Type: 

Allied Health

Contact Name: 

Human Resources 2018-122

Contact Email:

North Wellington Health Care

  • Louise Marshall Hospital

  • 630 Dublin Street, Mount Forest,
    ON N0G 2L3
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  • Phone: (519) 323-2210
  • Palmerston and District Hospital

  • 500 Whites Road, Palmerston,
    ON N0G 2P0
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  • Phone: (519) 343-2030