Requisition ID: 58856
Career Group: Pharmacy Careers
Job Category: National Pharmacy
Travel Requirements: 0 - 10%
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Alberta (CA-AB)
Location: 8855 Meadowlark Safeway Pharmacy
Safeway grocery stores provide an exceptional food shopping experience to consumers from Vancouver, British Columbia to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are the newest member of Sobeys Inc.’s retail food offering which serves the needs of Canadians with more than 1,500 stores in over 800 communities from coast-to-coast. Whether it's your first job or you're ready for a new challenge, we have a career to fit your life. Our commitment to delivering top quality products and superior service to our customers, and for giving back to the communities we serve has earned us a reputation as an employer of choice for those looking for an exciting career in food retail.
The Pharmacy Assistant is responsible for providing superior customer service in a friendly, knowledgeable and professional manner. The Assistant is responsible to identify and schedule professional clinical services as well as focus on the achievement of pharmacy excellence in the areas of customer service, workflow efficiencies, and inventory management. Actively contributes to a positive and productive working environment.
For Pharmacy Assistants in Safeway locations, we recognize and may provide credit for previous (recent) comparable experience with wages up to a maximum of $23.20 per hour.
Prescription assembly – data entry
Process customer transactions (receive and release prescriptions)
Receive in-person and telephone refill requests and record deliveries
Pill Pack Assembly
Filing prescriptions, ordering and replenishing supplies, cleaning
Drug order creation and receiving
Schedule professional clinical services (i.e. medication reviews, health risk assessments, disease state managements etc.)
Administrative Duties: cycle counts, narcotic counts, return to stocks, TML’s, manual third parties
Adhere to and implement all applicable company standards
Assist with other pharmacy operations as required
Above average communication skills (both oral and written)
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
Ability to work independently in a fast environment
Ability to multi-task
Education and Experience:
Pharmacy Assistant certificate from a recognized Canadian College
Will consider applicants with 2 years retail Canadian Pharmacy Experience in lieu of certificate in some Provinces
Experience with Sobeys National Pharmacy Group Computer systems
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.