JOB POSTING – Pharmacy Assistant

Join One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies! Our mission is to provide excellence in pharmaceutical care to meet the individual needs of each client.  Our organization is comprised of committed individuals, each making a positive impact on the well-being of our customers – focused on growth and innovation within the industry.

Our commitment to you:

  • Providing a safe, secure and supportive environment
  • Strategies that stimulate job satisfaction, professional growth and development
  • Work schedules that allow for a healthy and fulfilling work-life balance
  • Providing the tools, training and resources necessary to achieve success
  • Continuous improvement, innovation and investment in technology
  • Sustaining and strengthening partnerships with the entire health care team

Job Title: Pharmacy Assistant
Location: Burnaby, BC
Pharmacy: Long Term Care
Reports to: Pharmacy Operations Manager
No. of Positions: 4
Type: Full-time, Permanent (x2) & Part-time, Permanent (x2)
Salary: Hourly, Commensurate with experiences
Benefits:  Yes with full time position, Comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance, disability & life insurance as well as opportunity to participate in a group registered savings plans

Key Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Operating and assisting with maintenance of pharmacy automatic equipment including: computers, heat sealers, PacMed, etc.
  • 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
  • Delivering superior customer service


  • Minimum 1 year full time working pharmacy experience or completion of technician training required
  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy and productivity
  • Reliability, strong communication, customer service, initiative, team work, interpersonal skills are essential
  • Kroll input experience is an asset

While we thank you for your interest, only select applicants will be contacted regarding the position.
Please cite Job Posting #48-PAFT (full time) or 48-PAPT and submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Alexandra MacDonald
HR Coordinator

Back to top