Pharmacy Assistant – Data Entry (Full Time, Permanent) – Burnaby, BC

April 29, 2021

Pharmacy Assistant (Data Entry)

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Location: Burnaby, BC

Pharmacy: Long Term Care Pharmacy Environment

Reports to: Operations Manager

Type: Full time, Permanent

Salary: Hourly, commensurate with experiences

Benefits: Yes, Comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance, disability & life insurance as well as opportunity to participate in a group registered savings plans

Primary Function:

Supporting our Long Term Care business the Pharmacy Assistant (Data Entry) will be required to input prescriptions using pharmacy software. This will include updating patient profile information, generating, maintenance and inputting of long term care data.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Performing all technical aspects of dispensing of prescriptions, including receiving the order/refill, procuring complete and current information, computer entry, preparation and labelling in an efficient, accurate and timely fashion. This may include compounding or reconstituting if delegated by the pharmacist
  • Identifying and referring any clinical questions to the pharmacists and management questions to the pharmacist manager or pharmacist on duty
  • Clerical duties including completing all records, documentation and patient or third part billings/charges, preparing receipts, invoices, letters, memos and general filing
  • Maintaining current and accurate patient profile information
  • Ensure organization of work area and stock shelves
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Previous experience working pharmacy experience or completion of technician training
  • Previous customer service experience with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision,
  • Minimum 1 year Kroll data entry experience in a Long Term Care pharmacy
  • Knowledge of computer systems and well-developed keyboarding skills
  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical industry and drug distribution practices
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent time management skills

If you are a team player who is adaptable and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Human Resources

Please cite Job Posting #4015 Burnaby

While we thank you for your interest, only select applicants will be contacted regarding the position.

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