Term: Full Time
Category: Pharmacy Assistant
Competition #: 21-66
Pharmasave Sooke, located in Sooke, BC, is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Pharmacy Assistant. This position will work 32 - 40 hours per week and the shifts will fall between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.
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 includes preparing pharmaceutical compounds from stock ingredients using specified protocol; performing calculations to ensure accuracy of compounded products; compounding chemical and supply inventory maintenance; maintaining the cleanliness of compounding area and equipment.
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. Preference is given to pharmacy technician who has undergone formal compounding training through an accredited provider, such as LP3, American College of Apothecaries or other.
JOB DESCRIPTION: PHARMACY ASSISTANT
OBJECTIVE: Under the personal supervision of a pharmacist, to perform specific dispensing functions as outlined by provincial regulations. To assist in inventory control, supplies, and housekeeping duties. Reports to the Pharmacy Manager.
The pharmacy assistant must be always under the supervision of a pharmacist. All dispensing functions performed by a pharmacy assistant must be carried out following provincial regulations and standards of practice.
B. PHARMACY OPERATIONS
Perform other tasks as outlined by the pharmacy manager or staff pharmacists. Generally, to include:
QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS: