Registered Pharmacy Technician
City : Richmond Hill, Ontario
Category : Full time
Industry : Pharmacy
Employer : Shoppers Drug Mart®
Referred applicants must not apply directly to this role. All referred applicants must use their unique referral link generated when they are referred by an existing colleague.
Location:100 East Beaver Creek Road, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 1J6
At Shoppers Drug Mart, we’re innovating health and wellness in Canada. From prescriptions to walk-in clinics, and a beloved loyalty program, we’re caring and supporting our customers in new ways every day.
With more than 1,300 locally owned and operated stores from coast to coast, the Shoppers Drug Mart network is more than a great place to shop, it’s a great place to work. We’re committed to building our talented team who champion collaboration, kindness and inclusivity. Join our team, and help recognize a healthy future for your career and for all Canadians.
Why this role is important?
Take ownership and find more ways to care about our local store owners in a career at Shoppers Drug Mart Central Office / Store Support. Provide great service, specific expertise, and concrete advice to support Associate-Owners and their staff in delivering the best health, beauty, and convenience services to Canadians.
Why this role is important?
We are a leader in retail and pharmacy. We are a Canadian success story of 50 years, created by recognizing needs, building relationships, and focusing on doing what is needed for our patients and customers. VIALS is a division of Shoppers that packages prescription drugs that are distributed at the stores to patients using the Parata Max 2 fully automated robotic dispenser . This centralized production of these prescriptions enables the pharmacist and team at the store to spend their time focusing on what is important – the patient! Working with the team, you will be responsible for ensuring that the prepared prescriptions are accurate and prepared in a timely manner. We pride ourselves in having amazing team spirit! We have a great benefits package, Shoppers Drug Mart discount, Goodlife gym discount, RRSP/Pension plans and Employee share ownership plan!
Shoppers Drug Mart was acquired by Loblaw in 2014, the largest employer in Canada – making your career opportunities within our larger organization - endless!
We are hiring a Registered Pharmacy Technician - Central Pharmacy Services Vial (Morning Shift).
Shift: 6am to 2pm, Sunday-Thursday
Employment Type: Full time
Location: Unit 5 - 100 East Beaver Creek, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 1J6
Reporting directly to the Production Team Lead, The Registered Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for ensuring that the prepared prescriptions are accurate and prepared in a timely manner.
What You'll Do
Practice within federal/provincial, regulatory/legal requirements, provincial Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice, and Policies, demonstrating professional integrity and acting to uphold a high level of professional standard of practice
Conduct product verification on all prescriptions prepared to ensure accuracy and completeness of all prescription orders prior to delivery
Verify prescriptions using pharmacy systems
Assist with prescription fulfillment, as required
Prepare and package medications
Ensure the product in each vial is correct, and correctly labelled
Prepare prescriptions for delivery
Operate and maintain the prescription automation equipment used to generate and produce prescriptions for client pharmacies
Ensure that the machines have the correct and necessary supply of medication within the dispensing unit to prepare vials
Clean and maintain the equipment when necessary to ensure optimal performance
Support inventory management and ensure proper stock levels
Ensure proper storage, handling, disposal of drugs and return to stock procedure in accordance with SOPs
What You'll Need
Valid license to practice in the province
A minimum of 1 year of continuous work experience as a Registered Pharmacy Technician in a pharmacy environment (Long Term Care, Hospital or Retail)
Experience with high volume filling environments an asset
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
Attention to detail
Great teammate and leadership skills
Must be able to complete work with minimum supervision
We are currently focusing on our teams at Central office, to provide the best support to our Stores and their teams, and ensure our customers and patients are best served by visiting Shoppers.
For the Pharmacy team, that means continuing to review, understand and respond to industry and customer changes, by developing new initiatives and new services valued by customers and partners. And we continue to ensure traditional services continue to be valuable offerings, provided efficiently and effectively to everyone’s benefit. And on top of that, every year, Shoppers Drug Mart employees at Central office, and in the stores of our Associate Owners, contribute more time, money and effort to great charitable causes across Canada.
At Shoppers Drug Mart, we have always remained true to our belief that the root of our success lies with our people. We pride ourselves on providing more ways to care about our patients, customers and community.
We offer unique work, and the benefits you would expect from a large corporation, all with a smaller company feel, as well as:
A high energy and varied workplace that strives for and rewards excellence.
Competitive pay structures, rewarding strong and consistent performance
A highly customizable benefits plan, including a vacation purchase option
Peer recognition programs
Employee discounts on in-store purchases
Opportunities for skill development and advancement in your work
Learning and development through our SDM University
Strong culture of charitable and community involvement
Unique chance to work with an organization that is committed to improving the health and well-being of Canadian
How You’ll Succeed:
At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections. If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
At Loblaw, we respect the environment, source products with integrity and make a positive difference in the community. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits – these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers.
Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.
Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?
Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through Academy.
Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.
How You’ll Succeed:
At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
Employment Type:Full time
Type of Role:Regular
Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
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.
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