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Pharmacy Assistant


Earl's Pharmacy
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Term: Full Time

Category: Pharmacy Assistant

Competition #: 21-461

Earl's Pharmacy, located in Saskatoon SK, is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Pharmacy Assistant positions. The successful candidate will be required to work up to 40 hours per week. The usual shifts will be Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. This position will be required to work one (1) weekend per month. The successful candidates shift will fall between these days and times.

Reporting to the Fulfillment Centre 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. Duties will include pulling, counting, labelling, compounding of prescriptions; preparation of compliance packaging for LTC homes; operation of automated packaging equipment; checking and fixing of packaging before delivery; inventory ordering, processing, and receiving; preparation of orders for delivery to other pharmacies, miscellaneous tasks to support the pharmacist and central fill operations.

Successful candidates must have a professional attitude, and excellent communication skills. Applicants must be motivated, possess superior organizational skills, and work well both independently and as part of a team.

JOB DESCRIPTION: PHARMACY ASSISTANT
RESPONSIBILITIES:
DISPENSING
The pharmacy assistant must be always under the supervision of a pharmacist. All duties performed by a pharmacy assistant must be carried out following 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.

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

  • Handle small materials for assembly.
  • Keep the 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 processes both accurately and timely.
  • Prepare production reports.
  • Manage operation machinery aligned with the computer system.
  • Provide strategic solutions to ensure production objectives are met.

QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Preference will be given to those with previous experience in a pharmacy or 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.