Pharmacist Manager

Norwood Pharmacy - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

We are looking for a dedicated Pharmacy Manager with experience in a fast pace environment able to handle overseeing the operations of the Pharmacy. In this role, the Pharmacy Managerwill be working and supporting management and the Pharmacy in all day to day activities. This person must be results driven person who demonstrates a high level of excellence in a well-organized, and timely manner. This position is for a detail-oriented candidate who is looking for organizational and personal growth as they will be responsible for operational efficiency in a variety of tasks.


  • Manager pharmacy staff; lead staff member in the pharmacy by assigning work tasks, supervising, evaluating, hiring, firing, training, and scheduling work shifts for all employees.
  • Oversee prescriptions; fill prescriptions and check prescriptions filled by pharmacy techs to ensure proper procedures have been followed.
  • Consult with patients; advise patients and give them proper directions for taking prescription drugs, supplements, and over-the-counter medications.
  • Provide excellent customer service for patients by address customer problems and complaints.
  • Adhere to relevant regulations, legislations and laws regarding medications, medicine, substances and operations of the pharmacy
  • Consult with Physicians; Pharmacy managers consult with physicians and medical staff on proper medication dosages before administering medications to patients.
  • Responsible for the opening and closing of pharmacy; follow all opening and closing procedures for the pharmacy.
  • Ensure that all employees, including themselves, maintain all pharmacy and store protocols and procedures.
  • Maintain and manage inventory, ordering new supplies when necessary and keeping inventory areas organized.
  • Responsible for keeping the pharmacy clean and well organized
  • Must collect payments, balance registers, and check daily receipts to maintain the pharmacy budget


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Benefits, bonuses based on average prescriptions per day

Hours: To be determined

Location: Norwood Pharmacy, 172 Marion St. Winnipeg, MB

2 weeks paid vacation
30 per day - 3750
40 per day - 4000
50 per day - 6500

Administer Immunizations

Pharmacy managers administer immunizations and vaccines to patients, following all safety and cleanliness procedures.

Pharmacy Manager Skills and Qualifications

Pharmacy managers are highly organized professionals with leadership and listening skills. They display compassion and patience for all pharmacy customers. Employers seek out pharmacy managers who have the following skills:

  • Leadership skills– pharmacy managers are supervisors who lead by example, supervising staff and overseeing all daily operations to keep the pharmacy running efficiently and legally
  • Customer service– because pharmacy managers address customer complaints and dispense advice to customers, these professionals have strong customer service skills
  • Communication– pharmacy managers use good verbal communication skills to explain medications and dosages to patients and direct staff effectively
  • Computer skills– pharmacy managers use computer skills to verify prescriptions in the system, enter information into digital customer files, and check inventory records
  • Math skills– as pharmacy managers collect payments and balance registers, these professionals have at least basic math skills

Pharmacy Manager Education and Training

Pharmacy managers are both pharmacists and managers who must have a bachelor’s degree in pharmacology or a related field of study to pursue this career. Employers also require pharmacy managers to have a current pharmacy license in the state where they work, as each state has its own licensing requirements. Pharmacy managers cannot be on the DEA excluded parties list and must have a current immunization certification. This certification is obtained after participants successfully complete an immunization training course.

Little to no training is provided to pharmacy managers, who should already have the necessary education to perform their job duties. Some employers will provide a brief orientation program to pharmacy managers, usually lasting no more than a week, so they can become familiar with pharmacy and store procedures.

Pharmacy Manager Salary and Outlook

Pharmacists earn a median yearly salary of $122,230. Pharmacy managers perform the same duties as pharmacists, in addition to leadership and management responsibilities. Statistical data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that pharmacists occupied more than 300,000 jobs in 2016. By 2026, this number is expected to grow 6 percent, which is as fast as the national average job growth rate.

Pharmacy managers typically receive full healthcare benefits that include dental and vision coverage. Life insurance and 401(k) plans are commonly included in standard benefits packages. Pharmacy managers also receive paid vacation and sick days, though they may work on holidays and remain on-call at all times. In addition to standard benefits, some employers also provide pharmacy managers with store discounts

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time


  • Pharmacy Management: 1 year (Required)


  • Pharmacy (Required)