Pharmacy Assistant
Silver Fox Pharmacy
Burlington, ON

Pharmacy Assistant

Are you an experienced pharmacy assistant looking for a rewarding career? Are you looking for a position that does not tie up your evenings, weekends or statutory holidays? Have you thought about exploring the world of long term care pharmacy?

A Burlington Long Term Care pharmacy is looking for a positive-thinking, accurate and dedicated pharmacy assistant to join our dynamic team! The ideal candidate will be a graduate of an accredited pharmacy assistant program or have equivalent experience and will possess strong data entry skills. Strong computer skills are essential as this is primarily a data entry position.

The ideal candidate must possess a positive team spirit!!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Accurate order entry of prescriptions into the Kroll and e-MAR software
  • Ensuring accurate documentation of completed work
  • Communicating with nurses and staff members at the homes that are serviced by the pharmacy
  • Updating and maintaining MAR sheets and Physician Medication Reviews
  • Inputting, adjudicating, dispensing, and filling prescriptions as required
  • Compounding ointments, creams, liquids, etc.
  • Keeping a safe, comfortable and clean work environment
  • Maintaining confidentiality and professional standards

Experience:

  • Experience as a Pharmacy Assistant or certification from an accredited Pharmacy Assistant program
  • Kroll experience an asset
  • Strong computer skills, knowledge of PCC and Mede-care an asset
  • Working knowledge of pharmacy calculations
  • Visual acuity, detail oriented, manual dexterity appropriate for handling strip packs, prescription bottles and labels
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Pharmacy: 1 year (Preferred)