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Pharmacy Assistant


Rubicon Health Solutions
Regina, Saskatchewan

Term: Full Time

Category: Pharmacy Assistant

Competition #: 19-283

Rubicon Health Solutions is currently accepting resumes for one full time Pharmacy Assistant. Successful candidates must be available to work 40 hours per week and the shifts will fall between the hours of 11:00pm to 7:30am. The ideal candidate will have Pharmacy experience and have knowledge of dispensary functions.

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.

The successful candidates 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

DISPENSING

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

  • Receive 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.

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, with the exception of 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  • Set up a schedule for outdated pharmaceuticals.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:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Preference will be given to those with previous Pharmacy Assistant experience.
  • Professional image and proper grooming.
  • Professional attitude and ability to communicate well with customers and co-workers.
  • A strong ability to work independently.