Pharmacy Assistant

Brandon University

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Expires: March 14th, 2020


Shawano Pharmacy currently has an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Assistant. Working as an integral part of our pharmacy team, you may also have the opportunity to work in specialty-areas, be involved in pharmacy projects, and to use your critical thinking skills to help develop quality assurance processes.

Required Skill/Knowledge/Experience:

  • Continuous learning
  • Working well with others
  • Pharmacy experience is an asset
  • Kroll knowledge an asset

Key responsibilities of a Pharmacy Assistant include:

  • Patient greeting and confirmation of accuracy of all pertinent prescription information prior to filling
  • Knowledge of NIHB service delivery (prescriptions and medical supplies)
  • Distance care/servicing of remote and rural communities a key asset
  • Data entry of patient care information
  • Third Party adjudication where required and necessary
  • Assist the Staff Pharmacist with the preparation, packaging and distribution of patient prescriptions
  • Accurate dispensing prescription medications
  • General OTC enquiries from patients and referral to Pharmacist where required and necessary
  • Handling customer prescription pick up
  • Assisting with cashier responsibilities as required in the Pharmacy
  • Adherence to the standard of practice for regulated technician as outlined by the corresponding licensing body.


  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient computer/data/entry skills

First Nations, Aboriginal and applicants of Metis descent are encouraged to apply. The ability to speak and understand Ojibway/Saulteaux is a definite asset.

Deadline Date: Open until filled

Please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to:

Alan Lawless

Room 115-6, A.E. McKenzie Building 270 - 18th Street

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Winnipeg , Canada