Pharmacy Assistant
SickKids
Toronto, Ontario
5d ago

Position Description

We are currently looking for a Retail Pharmacy Assistant to join our full-service Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy at SickKids.

Our location is owned and operated by the hospital and will offer unique experiences and professional growth.

If you are looking to work in a fast paced, challenging and rewarding work environment, this is your chance to join a leading organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of children around the world!

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do

  • Work on a dynamic team of over 12 people in the pharmacy daily, this allows you to focus on specific tasks to encourage a safe and effective working environment
  • Ensures any patient inquiries regarding prescription and non-prescription medications, medical conditions, medical devices, and any other health related topic be referred to a pharmacist
  • Process, check and correct third party billings of prescriptions as required at both the point of entry and filling of the prescription, including Special Access medication and other unique medication programs offered by Sick Kids.
  • once trained, learn and perform non-sterile compounding techniques inline with the NAPRA standards
  • Call doctors, pharmacies and manufacturers to obtain information / product as required.
  • Process all phone requests in a timely manner.
  • Comply with Federal and Provincial regulations governing the practice of Pharmacy and with all Occupational Health & Safety requirements
  • Assist patients and families in resolving issues with insurance companies and Ontario Drug Benefit (OHIP+) with regard to coverage of various medications.
  • Here’s What You’ll Need

  • High school Diploma or equivalent
  • Proficiency with the Shoppers Drug Mart Healthwatch computer system / software is encouraged.
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Pharmacy Assistant.
  • Full comprehension of the complexity of third party billing.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to learn quickly and take initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a fast-paced, high volume, demanding work environment.
  • Employment Type

  • Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
  • Pharmacy hours, Monday-Friday 7 : 30am-7 : 00pm, Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 11- 5
  • Our Commitment to Diversity

    The children and families we care for are from a variety of communities, and so are our employees. We welcome and encourage everyone to join our organization and be part of our team.

    When requested, SickKids will provide access and inclusion supports to eligible candidates to support their full engagement during the interview and assessment process.

    Information received related to access or inclusion will be addressed confidentially.

    Thank you for your interest in joining SickKids. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids is conditional upon the Hospital’s receipt of all necessary documentation.

    FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY : As a health care institution, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families and staff.

    As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our patients, families and our staff. Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon you submitting proof that you have been fully vaccinated with a Health Canada or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible and no later than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the effective start date, in addition to satisfying any other condition(s) that may be set out in an offer.

    If a candidate fails to satisfy this condition (or any other condition(s) set out in an offer), any offer of employment shall be immediately rescinded.

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