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Pharmacy Assistant in Burlington at Innomar Strategies

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

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Job Description

Working under the supervision of the Manager, Pharmacy Services, the Pharmacy Assistant assumes responsibility for supporting the Pharmacists and the Registered Pharmacy Technicians in the preparation of prescriptions, maintenance of drug inventory and cash control systems. The Pharmacy Assistant coordinates departmental quality assurance and other customer-focused services with supervisory staff. Additionally he/she interacts with Internal and External Clients.


  • Assist Pharmacist or the Registered Pharmacy Technician in filling prescriptions;
  • Assist patients picking up prescriptions;
  • Enter, scan and process prescriptions using Kroll Pharmacy software
  • Maintain accurate data in pharmacy files and computer drives;
  • Verify that customer receives correct prescription(s);
  • Maintain workflow through effective task prioritization and teamwork
  • Answer the phone and respond to inquires from internal and external customers
  • Screen telephone calls for the Pharmacist(s);
  • Order, receive and maintain inventory of medications;
  • Prepare and process billings, claims, disbursements and related documents;
  • Review invoices or other documentation;
  • Pack and ship prescription orders according to established protocols
  • Maintain pharmacy records
  • Assist in general housekeeping and administrative duties; and
  • The Pharmacy Assistant will also be assigned other duties and tasks as required from time to time.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma preferred;
  • Two or more years of related pharmacy experience is preferred;
  • Proficiency in Kroll is preferred;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel);
  • Organized with the ability to multi-task and maintain accuracy;
  • Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Bilingualism, French/English is an asset