Baxter Pharmacy Assistant in Ontario, Canada

About Baxter

Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxter’s leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. For more than 85 years, we’ve been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies and therapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.


The incumbent will be responsible for picking and preparing CIVA batch components for each of the active cleanroom(s). Perform component sanitization activities for all CIVA batches (I.E. antibiotics, chemotherapy, Total Parental Nutrition (TPN) and narcotics). Label and package CIVA finished products for dispatch. Collaborate with CIVA Supervisors, Pharmacists and CIVA Quality team to ensure production workflow and compliance are met daily. In addition, incumbent will assist and perform other duties as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Pick raw materials for cleanroom compounding.

  • Perform in-process checks to ensure 100% accuracy.

  • Maintain communication with CIVA cleanrooms to ensure production flow is maintained at an optimal level.

  • Perform component sanitization for all items entering the cleanroom(s), while ensuring 100% accuracy.

  • Perform final inspection and label CIVA batch units.

  • Maintain coordination with CIVA labelling coordinator and Pharmacists to ensure delivery times are met.

  • Assembling boxes and packing finished products for dispatch.

  • Manually load and transfer products between pharmacy areas.

  • Other duties as assigned

Education Level


  • High school diploma


  • Pharmacy assistant/technician diploma

  • Pursuing registration as a Pharmacy Technician (R.PhT) with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP)

  • Successful completion of the PEBC evaluation exam or graduation from a CCAPP Accredited Pharmacy Technician Education Program

Major Subjects / Specialties


  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)


  • Aseptic technique knowledge

Type of Experience


  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing or related experience

Preferred :

  • Hospital pharmacy and/or retail pharmacy experience

  • Cleanroom experience

Years of Experience


  • 1 – 2 years


  • 2 years

Additional Skills / Special Training / Technical Skills Required


  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must demonstrate exceptional decision making abilities

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Must be able to work all shifts (mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays)

  • Strong attention to detail and work ethic

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Able to lift approximately 30 lbs. regularly throughout the day

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Able to stand for extended periods throughout the day

  • Strong computer skills

  • Must be able to follow and retain detailed standard operating procedures (SOP)

  • Excellent attendance and punctuality history

  • Must be able to show drive and a sense of urgency to achieving production deadlines

A Career That Matters

Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.

Thank you for your interest and application to Baxter. All applications will be reviewed and those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted directly.

Baxter is committed to creating and maintaining a barrier-free environment for all employees and customers. We believe in integration and equal opportunity and we are committed to treating all people with dignity and respect.

Job: *Manufacturing

Organization: *Global Operations - Global Compounding Operations

Title: Pharmacy Assistant

Location: Canada-Ontario-Mississauga

Requisition ID: 18000IJQ