Pharmacy Clerk

Shoppers Drug Mart (214)

6508 E Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5B 1S2

Invites applications from suitable qualified persons for the position of:

Pharmacy Clerk (NOC #6421) (1 vacancy)

Terms of Employment:

Permanent, Full Time (Overtime, Day, Evening, Weekend)

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Wage information: $14 or more Hourly for 40 Hours per week;  Group insurance benefits, Life insurance benefits, Dental and Medical benefits, Vision Care benefits, RRSP Benefits, Disability benefits, Pension Plan benefits, Other benefits

Anticipated Start Date: March 03, 2020  Work Location Information: Urban area (Burnaby, BC)

Location of work/ Business address: 6508 E Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5B 1S2

Work Setting: Pharmacy department of Shoppers Drug Mart store - Pharmacy Clerk provides clerical services and support in a pharmacy. They handle pharmacy orders and provide general customer service, complete administrative tasks and support the dispensing of pharmaceutical medications.

Transportation/Travel Information: Public transportation is available.

Skill Requirements:

Education: Completion of high school (Pharmacy courses are an asset)

Experience: At least six months of work experience in customer service of any kind.

Languages: Speak English, Read English  Weight Handling: Up to 25 kg (50 lbs)

Job Duties: Working as pharmacy receptionist (greeting customers and discussing type, quality and quantity of merchandise or services sought for purchase, rental or lease, provide advice concerning specialized products or services, estimate or quote price), answering phones; responsible for the customer service of the pharmacy, which includes receiving customer requests and resolving any customer problems and concerns, referring to supervisory staff when necessary;  receiving prescription orders , accurately enter all necessary prescription, insurance and customer information in the appropriate computer systems; preparing accurate documentation of orders and sending them to the Pharmacist to be filled, once an order is filled, responsible for packaging it and completing the sales transaction (this can include creating, printing and attaching appropriate prescription labels and packaging);  acting as a cashier, processing sales and operating the pharmacy’s POS system; may perform number of additional duties in order to support the operation of the pharmacy and its personnel (this often includes taking inventory, noting stock levels and notifying the pharmacist of any inventory that is low or close to expiring);  It can also include performing some pharmacy services under direct supervision of the pharmaceutical staff.

Additional Skills: Detail-oriented with strong interpersonal skills, able to combine clerical abilities with a dedication to customer service in order to support the everyday operations of their pharmacy;  must be able to work under deadlines in fast-paced environments and tolerate stress; must possess both strong mathematical skills and excellent communication abilities, both verbal and written.

Essential Skills: Entering data quickly and accurately; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; providing customer service, both face to face and on the telephone;  standing for long periods of time and lifting up to 50 pounds; possessing strong mathematical skills; operating cash registers and other related machines.

How to Apply: Send your resume and cover letter by e-mail:

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We thank all applicants however only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.

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