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:  Ottawa, ON
Pharmacy: Long Term Care Pharmacy Environment
Reports to: Pharmacy Manager/Operations Manager
No. of Positions: 1
Type: Full time, Contract
Salary: Hourly, commensurate with experience

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
  • Minimum 1 year Kroll data entry experience in a Long Term Care Pharmacy
  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy and productivity
  • Excellent customer service, communication, reliability, accuracy, efficiency and team work required
  • Bilingual is an asset (French and English)

While we thank you for your interest, only select applicants will be contacted regarding the position.
Please cite Job Posting #37-2991 and submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Deidre Desrochers
Operations Manager
Fax: 613-526-0330

Medical Pharmacies Group Limited is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing diversity and accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. All applicants must make their requirements known when contacted.

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