Job Responsibilities : Pharmacy Assistant
Salary : 17 per hour
Company : Alberta Health Services
Location : Grande Prairie, AB CA
Educational requirements : Graduate
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Recent hospital pharmacy related experience and a working knowledge of Pharmacy terms and medication names. Graduate of a recognized pharmacy assistant program and/or recent hospital/retail pharmacy experience. Knowledge of EPIC (Pharmacy Modules) computer software. Experience with Windows-based computer applications. Basic knowledge of purchasing, receiving, and inventory control of pharmaceuticals to minimize outdated medications. Must be fluent in the English language (written and verbal). Must be able to type (40 words per minute desired). Excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions. Good organizational, problem solving and decision-making ability. Must display tact, courtesy, and respect. Must be accurate, reliable, precise, co-operative, able to demonstrate effective service attitude, and self-motivated. Must be able to work both independently and co-operatively in a team environment. Must be able to adapt to new technologies and changing workflow patterns. Familiarity with the operation of various office equipment, unit dose packaging equipment and pharmaceutical compounding equipment. Must be in good physical condition as majority of shift involves: heavy lifting, standing, crouching, pushing, pulling, kneeling, walking and standing for extended periods of time. To ensure your skills and qualifications are considered please attach a resume with your application.
1+ years’ experience in rural hospital pharmacy supporting remote sites. 1+ years’ experience in Narcotics. 1+ years’ experience inventory management. 6 months + experience in compounding (manufacturing), including reconstitution of products and unit dose repackaging.