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Temporary Pharmacy Assistant (Winnipeg, MB)

RPI Consulting Group Inc.

This is a Contract position in Winnipeg, MB posted June 18, 2017.

We are currently seeking a temporary Pharmacy Assistant to work for a pharmacy located in Winnipeg, MB. We are seeking coverage from July 4 for 3 months, M-F. Two shifts are available, 8am to 3pm or 12pm to 7pm.  Must have experience with the Kroll Windows Pharmacy System especially on entering new patients, inputting and 3rd party billing.

Pharmacy Assistant Job Duties:

  • Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the pharmacist.
  • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.
  • Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
  • Maintains records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and prescriptions.
  • Generates revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges.
  • Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and departments.
  • Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Pharmacy Technician Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Pharmacy Assistant diploma
  • Previous pharmacy experience preferred
  • Experience with the Kroll Windows Pharmacy System
  • Relevant post secondary education preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast environment


Skills Required

  • Education level: College
  • Work experience (years): 0-2 years


Salary: N/D