Pharmacy Assistant Full Time
City : St. Thomas, Ontario
Category : Full time
Industry : Pharmacy
Employer : Shoppers Drug Mart®
Location:204 First Ave, St. Thomas, Ontario, N5R 4P5
Join a locally owned and operated store to help deliver health, beauty and convenience services in your community, and keep the customer at the centre of everything you do.
Why this role is important?
To assist with the technical functions of dispensing prescriptions, assist as appropriate in the delivery of pharmacy services and participate in the maintenance and operations of the Pharmacy as described by the Pharmacy Standards of Practice, and to provide superior, timely, and pleasant service to customers.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Greet customer promptly and gather prescription information according to Standards
Perform duties in priority according to Role assigned on Role Assignment Schedule
Refer to the pharmacist all clinical inquiries
Set realistic customer expectations as to wait times
Locate and cash out prescriptions and any ancillary items
Ensure customers requiring counseling are referred to the Pharmacist
Maintain and control the cash register in the dispensary
Adhere to all confidentiality and privacy requirements
Receive new and repeat prescription orders in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures
Prepare and submit orders with the exception, of controlled drugs and narcotics
Adjudicate third party billing, online and manage manual Third-Party Accounts
Answer telephone and refer to a pharmacist when necessary
Manage incoming faxes according to Pharmacy Standards of Practice
Assist pharmacist in coordinating call backs
Accurately file completed documentation as per Pharmacy Standards of Practice
Assist in prescription preparation to company's standards and professional services
Data entry for new prescriptions, and managing refill request processing
Select medications to fill prescriptions according to Pharmacy Standards of Practice
Efficiently count or measure, package, and label prescriptions, as per Pharmacy Standards
Accurately enter and maintain appropriate data within the applicable Pharmacy systems
Skills & Qualifications:
High School Diploma
Diploma from a Pharmacy Assistant credited course preferred
Previous Pharmacy Experience preferred
Effective organizational skills, ability to multi task
Problem Solving Skills
Strong attention to detail
Why work in a Shoppers Drug Mart store?
Each store has an Associate-Owner, so you will work for a local business owner while having the support of a national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, flexible and varied schedules, competitive pay and online learning through Academy.
Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your patients, co-workers, customers and community.
Associate Owners in the Shoppers Drug Mart network recognize Canada's diversity as an opportunity to better serve their communities, and strive to reflect the nation’s evolving diversity in the products they sell, the people they hire, and the culture they create in their stores. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.