Pharmacy Assistant and Retail Associate

Alberta Ave MedX Drugs - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Job duties

  • Assist pharmacist and pharmacy technician to process prescriptions
  • Greet customers and answer basic questions
  • Be familiar with stocked medication
  • Defer to pharmacist for more complex inquiries
  • Input customer and prescription information into computer system
  • Type and print out prescription labels
  • Help gather and bag prescriptions
  • Answer phones in a professional manner
  • Tend to emails and fax messages
  • Take and track inventory, restocking when needed
  • Assist in organizing and shelving medicine
  • Accept and process deliveries
  • Frequently clean and organize workspace
  • Assist with billing needs
  • Perform various administration duties as needed (filing, copying forms, till counting, etc.)
  • Manage cash register and complete transactions
  • Stock shelves, counters or tables with merchandise
  • Set up advertising displays or arrange merchandise on counters or tables to promote sales.
  • Stamp, mark or tag prices on merchandise.
  • Obtain merchandise requested by customer or receive merchandise selected by customer.
  • Answer customer questions concerning location, price and use of merchandise.
  • Total price and tax on merchandise purchased by customer to determine bill.
  • Accept payment and make change. Wrap or bag merchandise for customers.
  • Remove and record amount of cash in register at end of shift.
  • Manage sales discount to determine price.
  • Keep record of sales, prepare inventory of stock and order merchandise.
  • Keep the Retail and Dispensary area clean and orderly.
  • Attend FedEx Ship Centre Customers
  • Deliver on demand prescriptions to patients and facilities

Skills & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Diploma from a Pharmacy Assistant credited course preferred
  • Previous Pharmacy Experience preferred
  • Retail Experience an Asset
  • Exceptional customer service skills with a talent for building customer loyalty
  • Effective communication skills
  • MS Office
  • Effective organizational skills, ability to multi task
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $15.00-$16.00 per hour


  • Store Discount


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • RETIAL OR PHARMACY: 1 year (Preferred)


  • DCS / DEC (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No