Pharmacy Assistant, Full Time
Innomar Strategies Inc.
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
2d ago
source : CareerBuilder, LLC

Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life? At AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.

As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.

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.

  • High school diploma preferred;
  • Two or more years of related pharmacy experience;
  • Proficiency in Kroll;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel);
  • Organized with the ability to multi-task and maintain accuracy;
  • Excellent knowledge of pharmacy operations;
  • 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


    1. Advanced knowledge of pharmaceutical distribution industry

    2. Working knowledge of automated warehouse operating system

    3. Strong business and financial acumen

    4. Strong analytical and mathematical skills

    5. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

    6. Effective interpersonal and leadership skills

    7. Effective organizational skills; attention to detail

    8. Ability to consistently meet deadlines

    9. Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently

    10.Excellent presentation skills

    11.Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office Programs

    We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, diverse and designed to meet the various needs across our associate population.

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive health and dental plans
  • Employer RRSP-matching
  • Online peer-to-peer recognition program
  • Innovative culture
  • And much more!
  • Throughout our global footprint and various business units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contributions.

    Specific benefit offerings may vary by location, position and / or business unit.

    AmerisourceBergen is a publicly traded Fortune 10 global healthcare solutions company and is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies.

    Powered by our associates around the world, we provide pharmaceutical products and business solutions that improve access to care.

    We operate the backbone of the healthcare supply chain. We drive the future of local care delivery. We guide medical innovations to market.

    We create healthier futures.

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