5700 Keaton Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5R 3G3
At MediSystem Pharmacy, you can use your skills to do meaningful work that has a real impact, in an environment that promotes learning, growth and opportunity. Whether it's your first job or you're ready for a new challenge, MediSystem Pharmacy can turn your potential into performance that is recognized and rewarded. We offer competitive pay, full benefits, and a work-life balance.
Why this role is important?
Medisystem Pharmacy is not your typical pharmacy. Medisystem leverages multi-dose technology to produce specialized medication packaging solutions. We are dedicated to our mission to provide innovative pharmacy services for residents and patients in long term care, retirement communities, and organizations that deliver specialized care and to positively impacting health care outcomes through leading edge technology, exceptional clinical expertise, operational excellence, and personalized customer service.
About the Role (3 month contract):
As a Pharmacy Data Specialist - Prescription Entry, you will use your expertise within the pharmacy industry to specialize in the inputting of prescriptions into MediSystem Pharmacy's pharmacy computer system.
Along with the accurate processing of the patient/resident prescriptions, changes, and refills, you will also be responsible for entering and updating patient/resident electronic records.
You will use your strong communication skills to discuss important information between colleagues and external partners (physicians/nurses located at the long-term care facility), as it relates to the patient/resident prescriptions and their profiles.
What you will do:
Retrieve faxed or electronic physician's orders, prescriptions or requests for prescription refills
Enter prescriptions, refills and prescription changes into the patient's record
Create new patient profiles and maintain existing patient records on the MediSystem database
Prepare prescription label printouts
Perform ad hoc tasks as required
What you will need:
An Undergraduate degree from an accredited university with a focus in the areas of science and/or a Pharmacy related diploma/certificate is preferred
Previous work experience using Kroll is definitely an asset
Excellent organization and time management skills
Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
Positive attitude with excellent communication skills
Self-motivated with a passion for providing high quality client services and building relationships
A team player and able to work with minimal supervision
Strong computer skills with the ability to navigate through a variety of computer systems quickly
Accurate and efficient data entry skills (for the entry of prescriptions)
High attention to detail
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Work experience / knowledge with weekly dispensing either in multi-dose packaging or compliance packaging is an asset
This role requires employees to be flexible to work a variety of shifts during the business’ hours of operations, which include occasional weekend shifts and statutory holidays.
Type of Role:
Temporary (Fixed Term)
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