Pharmacy Assistant I


Requisition ID: 130841
Career Group: Pharmacy Careers
Job Category: National Pharmacy
Travel Requirements:
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: New Brunswick (CA-NB)
City: Saint John
Location: 2552 St John Nursing Home Ser Lawtons
Postal Code:
A proudly Canadian company with more than 100 years in the food business, Sobeys Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited, headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. The Sobeys name is synonymous with quality and passion. Now we've brought it to liquor stores across Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Here's how: in 1993, the Alberta Provincial Government announced the privatization of the liquor retail industry. Capitalizing on this important change, we launched Western Cellars, which opened its first location in Spruce Grove in November 1995. In 2014 Sobeys Liquor acquired Safeway Wine & Spirits. Since then, we've grown steadily to over 100 locations across British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.™
All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting. Overview
The Pharmacy Assistant is responsible for providing superior customer service in a friendly, knowledgeable and professional manner to pharmacy clients. Ability to be self-directed and able to work independently to meet strict deadlines will be the key to success in this role. Actively contributes to a positive and productive working environment Job Description
  • Provide customer service to meet customer needs
  • Process customer transactions
  • Maintain an accurate cash drawer while following company policies and procedures
  • Prepare prescription packages (Pill Pack, Unit Dose)
  • Product order receiving/inventory
  • Behind-the-counter (BTC) product coordination, and management
  • RX call/release (guidelines)
  • Perform administrative duties (i.e. filing, supplies, cleaning)
  • Respond to customer, client, and healthcare related calls
  • Other duties as assigned
Job Requirements
Technical Skills:
  • 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:
  • Student (minimum pursuing High School)
  • Previous pharmacy experience
  • Experience with Sobeys National Pharmacy Group Computer systems

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
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.
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