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Pharmacy Assistant (1 Year Contract)

AmerisourceBergen Corporation Burnaby, BC
  • Expired: August 20, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Title: Pharmacy Assistant (1 Year Contract)
Location: Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby
Job Number: 00001WIF
POSITION SUMMARY: Working under the supervision of the Manager, Pharmacy Programs and Pharmacists, 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. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Pharmacist or the Registered Pharmacy Technician in labeling and filling/refilling prescriptions; Assist patients picking up prescriptions; Enter prescriptions into the computer; retrieve and/or correct data in computer; Verify that customer receives correct prescription(s); Maintain workflow; Screen telephone calls for the Pharmacist(s); Order, maintain and prepare inventory of medications; Prepare and process billings, claims, disbursements and related documents; Review invoices or other documentation; Assist in dispensing of medication; Pack and ship prescription orders; and Receive inventory. The Pharmacy Assistant will also be assigned other duties and tasks as required from time to time. Qualifications:
Pharmacy Technician diploma from an accredited college or equivalent;
Two or more years of related pharmacy experience;
Strong proficiency in Kroll;
Strong proficiency in Microsoft 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; and
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
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AmerisourceBergen Corporation


Burnaby, BC