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Horizon Health Network
Pharmacy Technician - located in New Brunswick

Pharmacy Technicians - this is the life-changing opportunity you’ve been looking for. Join Horizon Health Network in beautiful New Brunswick, where you’ll find friendly communities and a relaxed, affordable and healthy lifestyle.

We have permanent, public-sector roles with guaranteed hours, comprehensive benefits and pension, excellent opportunities for professional growth and the following salary and recruitment incentives for Pharmacy Technicians:

  • $25.1308 to $26.9514 per hour
  • Up to $5,000 relocation assistance.


Horizon is the largest regional health authority – and one of the largest employers – in New Brunswick. With 12 hospitals and more than 100 medical facilities, we focus on delivering quality and safe health care services, to half a million residents in New Brunswick, northern Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.


The Pharmacy Technician is responsible to interact with patients to gather medication related information and to provide instruction, checking accuracy of medication preparation by others, supervising Pharmacy Technician students and acquiring, preparing, and distributing medications and pharmaceutical products.


  • Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the New Brunswick College of Pharmacist and licensed to practice in New Brunswick.


  • Checking medication prepared by other Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Assistants and Pharmacy Assistant - Delegated Checkers
  • Meeting with patients and gather medication related information to create best possible medication history
  • Assisting Pharmacists in the implementation and monitoring of the patient medication care plan
  • Providing instructions to patients on medication related tools and devices
  • Precepting Pharmacy Technician students and provide orientation to Pharmacy students
  • Preparing and labelling sterile products such as total parental nutrition, chemotherapy agents, intravenous mixtures and other sterile products that require specialized techniques
  • Preparing, labeling and distributing pharmaceutical products
  • Ordering and receiving pharmaceuticals including maintaining inventories


  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Pension
  • Guaranteed hours
  • Relocation assistance: up to $5,000


  • Monday to Friday plus evenings, weekends and holidays

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $25.13-$26.95 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Relocation assistance

Work Location: On the road

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Company overview

10000+ Employees
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
Unknown / Non-Applicable

Horizon Health Network Ratings

  • 39 %
    Recommend to a friend
  • 18 %
    Approve of CEO
  • Margaret Melanson
    8 Ratings
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Culture and Values
  • Senior Management
  • Work/Life Balance

Horizon Health Network Reviews by pharmacy technician

  • "great staff, management, fun atmosphere" (in 11 reviews)
  • "Good coworkers" (in 12 reviews)
  • "Great benefits" (in 5 reviews)
  • "Management does little to improve situation" (in 11 reviews)
  • "Leadership is arrogant, ignorant and arbitrary." (in 3 reviews)
  • "Not great compensation, manager doesn’t value staff" (in 5 reviews)

Horizon Health Network – Why work with us

Horizon is the largest regional health authority – and one of the largest employers – in New Brunswick, and the second-largest health authority in Atlantic Canada.

Horizon Health Network (Horizon) operates 12 hospitals and more than 100 medical facilities, clinics and offices throughout New Brunswick, focused on delivering quality and safe health care services to patients, clients and their families. With a collaborative team approach to offering services in English and French, Horizon serves residents of New Brunswick, as well as northern Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

Horizon provides services ranging from acute and specialized care to community-based health services. At the foundation of this health system is a robust network of community-based primary care services offered in a variety of settings in communities throughout the province.

Horizon’s primary care system comprises a number of facilities and services, including community health centres, clinics, public health services, community hospitals, as well as addictions and mental health services.

Our leadership and health care providers are experts in diverse areas of health and community services and provide services to a half a million people.

Horizon Health Network Benefits

3 Ratings

Employee benefit reviews

Most commented

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off(3 comments)

    "up to 5 weeks after 20 years, but not necessarily during the summer time. "

  • Aug 11, 2021
    Current Employee in Saint John, NB, New Brunswick

    Full Health Insurance benefits and Dental, Pension Pan.

  • Jun 11, 2022
    Current Employee in Fredericton, NB, New Brunswick

    9 bank holidays, blue cross package offered post-probation period of 6 months

  • Feb 11, 2022
    Current Personal Care Assistant/Personal Support Staff in Saint John, NB, New Brunswick

    12 sick day a year blue cross coverage which is not great Not must room for career advance and more salary

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