Safeway Job – Pharmacy Assistant

Website Safeway

Job Description:

Safeway grocery stores provide an exceptional food shopping experience to consumers from Vancouver, British Columbia to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are the newest member of Sobeys Inc.’s retail food offering which serves the needs of Canadians with more than 1,500 stores in over 800 communities from coast-to-coast. Whether it’s your first job or you’re ready for a new challenge, we have a career to fit your life. Our commitment to delivering top quality products and superior service to our customers, and for giving back to the communities we serve has earned us a reputation as an employer of choice for those looking for an exciting career in food retail.

The Pharmacy Assistant is responsible for providing superior customer service in a friendly, knowledgeable and professional manner. The Assistant is responsible to identify and schedule professional clinical services as well as focus on the achievement of pharmacy excellence in the areas of customer service, workflow efficiencies, and inventory management. Actively contributes to a positive and productive working environment.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Receive in-person and telephone refill requests and record deliveries
  • Filing prescriptions, ordering and replenishing supplies, cleaning
  • Assist with other pharmacy operations as required
  • Adhere to and implement all applicable company standards
  • Administrative Duties: cycle counts, narcotic counts, return to stocks, TML’s, manual third parties
  • Prescription assembly – data entry
  • Process customer transactions (receive and release prescriptions)
  • Drug order creation and receiving
  • Schedule professional clinical services (i.e. medication reviews, health risk assessments, disease state managements etc.)
  • BTC management

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently in a fast environment
  • Experience with Sobeys National Pharmacy Group Computer systems
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Will consider applicants with 2 years retail Canadian Pharmacy Experience in lieu of certificate in some Provinces
  • Above average communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Pharmacy Assistant certificate from a recognized Canadian College
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

Job Details:

Company: Safeway

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA

Application Deadline: N/A


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