Pharmacy Assistant

Earl's Pharmacy
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Term: Part Time

Category: Pharmacy Assistant

Competition #: 19-426

Earl’s Pharmacy, located in Saskatoon SK, is currently accepting resumes for a part-time Pharmacy Student. This position is open to students pursuing their degree in Pharmacy (any year of study). The successful candidate will be able to work around their school schedule. We expect this position to work 4– 12 hours per week. The usual shifts will be on Saturdays with the with the possibility to pick up extra shifts during the week.

Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager, and under the supervision of a pharmacist, this role is responsible for performing specific dispensing functions as outlined by provincial regulations and standards of practice. This position will also, under the supervision of the pharmacist, assist in pharmacist duties such as medication reviews, long term care, methadone etc.

The successful candidate must have a professional attitude, and excellent communication skills. The candidates will join a pharmacy team that prides itself in delivering excellent customer service and a flexible working environment. Applicants must be motivated, possess superior organizational skills and work well both independently and as part of a team.



The pharmacy assistant must be under the supervision of a pharmacist at all times. All duties performed by a pharmacy assistant must be carried out in accordance with provincial regulations and standards of practice.

  • Assemble prescription medications in compliance with the company standards of quality and productivity.
  • Assemble the products continuously and repetitively in a clean environment.


Perform other tasks as outlined by the pharmacy manager or staff pharmacists. Generally, to include:

  • Handle small materials for assembly.
  • Keep workplace clean, neat and professional.
  • Carry out checks to ensure the quality of the work done.
  • Identify problems and causes related to production and notify your supervisor.
  • Propose continuous improvement methods.
  • Ensure manufacturing process efficiency and accuracy.
  • Requisition of supplies and materials.
  • Perform production process both accurately and timely.
  • Prepare reports on production.
  • Manage operation machinery aligned with computer system.
  • Provide strategic solutions to ensure production objectives are met


  • Preference will be given to those with previous experience in a pharmacy or in a production facility.
  • Excellent ability to work as part of a team or independently.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Professional image and proper grooming.
  • Professional attitude and ability to communicate well with customers and co-workers.
  • Must possess a valid drivers’ licence.