City: Stony Plain, Alberta


Job Type Full-time
Salary 20.50
Position 2
Job Location STONY PLAIN AB T7Z 1L1

Job Summary:
The Pharmacy Assistant will play a vital role in supporting the smooth operation of the pharmacy by assisting with various tasks, including prescription processing, inventory management, customer service, and administrative duties. The ideal candidate should have a strong knowledge of pharmacy procedures, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing exceptional service to our customers.
• Assist pharmacists in processing and dispensing prescription medications accurately and efficiently.
• Greet and assist customers, providing friendly and professional customer service at all times.
• Maintain and update patient profiles and medication records, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality.
• Prepare and package medications, following standard procedures and dosage instructions.
• Manage inventory levels, including receiving and stocking medications, monitoring expiration dates, and conducting regular inventory audits.
• Assist with the organization and cleanliness of the pharmacy, including maintaining a clean and organized dispensary area.
• Process sales transactions, including cash handling and operating the point-of-sale system.
• Answer phone calls and respond to inquiries or direct calls to the appropriate personnel.
• Collaborate with the pharmacy team to ensure a smooth workflow and efficient service delivery.
• Maintain knowledge of pharmacy policies, procedures, and regulations, including privacy and safety standards.
• Adhere to legal and ethical guidelines related to pharmacy practice.

• Two-years of a Pharmacy Technical Assistance vocational program or equivalent or higher qualification is required.
• Previous experience working as a Pharmacy Assistant or in a similar role is an asset.
• Strong knowledge of pharmacy procedures and terminology, including prescription processing and medication dispensing.
• Excellent customer service skills with a friendly and professional demeanor.

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