Pharmacy Assistant

Cochranes Pharmasave - Wolfville, NS (30+ days ago)

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Recruiting for a full-time Pharmacy Assistant!

Cochranes Pharmasave, part of the MacQuarries Drug Ltd family of stores, is currently recruiting for a full time Pharmacy Assistant. Our group is continually growing, and we are looking for great people to join our team. We are open 7 days a week, days, evenings, weekends, and holidays so will need someone who is available to work a variety of shifts. Your main location will be in Wolfville however you will be working shifts in Kentville, Canning and Hantsport as needed.

Please note there will be some bending, lifting, and climbing stairs for this position.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Completion of Pharmacy Assistant course is an asset or equivalent on the job training. Cash duties are included in this position. Candidate must have experience with Kroll software and be proficient with inputting data. Experience with compliance/ blister packaging would be an asset. The number one thing we look for is superior customer service. Our patients are very important to us and we want to make sure they are treated with respect. You must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with some supervision. Discretion and confidentiality are requirements in this role. Ability to multi-task and effectively communicate with your team and customers are also essentials for this position.

All our team members will have a great attitude professional behavior and want to positively contribute to our team.

We are a dynamic company looking for a dynamic health care professional. We pride ourselves in achieving customer loyalty through our people, so we are looking for the best!

If this is you, please submit your resume. We would love to hear from you!

MacQuarries Drugs Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to providing an inclusive environment for everyone.

Application deadline: 2021-04-19

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $14.00-$19.00 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Store discount
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
We take every precaution as recommended by the Nova Scotia Health Authority to keep our team and customers safe.


  • Pharmacy: 1 year (required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (required)

Work remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place