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Pharmacy Assistant


Diamond Centre Pharmacy
Warman, Saskatchewan

Term: Part Time

Category: Pharmacy Assistant

Competition #: 21-337

Diamond Centre Pharmacy, located in Warman SK, is currently accepting resumes for a Part-time Pharmacy Assistant. This position will work 28 to 32 hours per week. The shifts will fall on Monday and Friday between 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, Tuesday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The successful candidate shifts will fall between these days and times.

Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager, the Pharmacy Assistant is responsible for ensuring professional dispensing and pharmacy practices, while maintaining high levels of customer service. 

The successful candidate must have a professional attitude, and excellent communication skills. The candidate will join a pharmacy team that prides itself in delivering customer service and a flexible working environment. 

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. DISPENSING
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.

  • Receive a written prescription from customers.
  • Locate the medication, select the prescription container, and count/pour the medication.
  • Attach the label to the prescription container.
  • Ensure that the original container, prescription container contents, and label are checked and initialed by the pharmacist.
  • Regularly phone customers for unclaimed prescriptions.

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

  • Keep all areas of the pharmacy clean, neat, and professional.
  • Maintain adequate stock of pharmacy supplies.
  • Answer the pharmacy telephone, except for the doctor’s line, which should be answered by a pharmacist. All doctors’ calls and inquiries regarding prescriptions, copies, drug information, and poisons, to be referred to a pharmacist.
  •  Assist with third-party billing.
  • Set up a schedule for outdated pharmaceuticals.
  •  Assist with inventory control.
  • Assist with checking off and putting away pharmaceutical orders.
  • Maintain stocks of pamphlets/consumer information.
  • Maintain OTC/non-prescription sections, as designated.

QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Preference will be given to those who have retail Pharmacy experience.
  • Must have a valid class 5 driver's license.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to work independently and has experience multi-tasking.
  • Professional attitude and ability to communicate well with customers and co-workers.