Pharmacy Assistant

  • Company:
    Mount Royal Drugs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. 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, count, label and package medication.
  • 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.
  • Order, receive, and stock shelves for the front store.
  • Daily cash reconciliation.
  • Basic bookkeeping.
  • Answer the pharmacy telephone.
  •  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  • Set up a schedule for outdated pharmaceuticals.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 OTC/non-prescription sections, as designated.
  • QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Preference will be given to those who have retail Pharmacy experience.
  • 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.