Pharmacy Assistant

Shoppers Drug Mart - Burnaby, BC (7 months ago)

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Location:
150 - 8518 Glenlyon Parkway, Burnaby, British Columbia, V5J 0B6

Take ownership and find more ways to care about our local store owners in a career at Shoppers Drug Mart Central Office / Store Support. Provide great service, specific expertise and actionable advice to support Associate-Owners and their staff in delivering the best health, beauty and convenience services to Canadians.

Why this role is important?

Pharmacy Assistant
Location: Burnaby, BC

CPAK is a division of Shoppers that prepares the medication packs that are distributed at the stores to patients. This centralized production of these packs enables the pharmacist and team at Shoppers Drug Mart locations to spend their time focusing on what is important – the patient! Working with the team, you will be responsible to ensure that the prepared CPAKs are accurate and prepared in a timely manner. We pride ourselves in having awesome team spirit!

We have a great benefits package, Shoppers Drug Mart discount, Goodlife gym discount, RRSP/Pension plans and Employee share ownership plan!

Shoppers Drug Mart was acquired by Loblaw in 2014, the largest employer in Canada – making your career opportunities within our larger organization - endless!

Take ownership and find more ways to care about our local Shoppers Drug Mart stores in a career at Shoppers Drug Mart Central Office / Store Support. Provide great service, specific expertise and actionable advice to support Associate-Owners and their staff in delivering the best health, beauty and convenience services to Canadians.

The Role:
We are hiring a Pharmacy Assistant, Compliance Pack Shared Service.

Reporting directly to the Pharmacy Manager, CPAK, you will be responsible for preforming day to day operations in regards to medication preparation and inventory management duties.

What You'll Do:
Prepare and package medications

Ensure the number of pills in each package is correct
Count each package quickly and accurately
Prepare CPAKs for delivery
Operate and maintain the Synmed® Automated Dispensing equipment used to generate and produce weekly compliance packs for Shoppers Drug Mart stores
Ensure that the Synmed® machines have the correct and necessary supply of medication within the dispensing unit to prepare the compliance packs
Clean and maintain the Synmed® equipment when necessary to ensure optimal performance

What You'll Need:
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills

Ability to easily navigate basic computer software

Ability to prioritize work assignments
Ability to adapt to change
Experience working in a fast-paced environment where high attention to detail and accuracy is essential
Ability to work and maneuver quickly and consistently for extended periods of time
Ability to stand for an extended period of time
Positive, cooperative, and team-oriented attitude

Why Shoppers?

At Shoppers Drug Mart, we have always remained true to our belief that the root of our success lies with our people. We pride ourselves on providing more ways to care about our patients, customers and community.

We offer unique work, and the benefits you would expect from a large corporation, all with a smaller company feel, as well as:

A high energy and varied workplace that strives for and rewards excellence.
Competitive pay structures, rewarding strong and consistent performance
A highly customizable benefits plan, including a vacation purchase option
Peer recognition programs
Employee discounts on in-store purchases
Opportunities for skill development and advancement in your work
Learning and development through our SDM University
Strong culture of charitable and community involvement
Unique chance to work with an organization that is committed to improving the health and well being of Canadians

Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.

At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

Employment Type:
Full time

Type of Role:
Regular

Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

Please Note: If you have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.

Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?

Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through SDMU.

Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.

How You’ll Succeed:
At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. , we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

Employment Type:
Full time

Type of Role:
Regular

Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

Please Note: If you have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.