Regulated Pharmacy Technician

<p><strong>&ldquo;To advance and provide comprehensive and innovative patient-centered health services to under-served and hard to reach regions.&rdquo;</strong></p>

Northern Canada

The North West Company

<p>The North West Company Ic., though its subsidiaries is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighbourhoods in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific and the Caribbean. North West employees approximately 8,200 associates, the majority within the communities it serves. It operates 241 stores under the trading names Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger, Alaska Commercial Company, Cost-U-Less and RiteWay Food Markets and has annualized sales of approximately CDN $2.0 billion.</p>

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Overview: <p>The North West Company (NWC) is hiring Regulated Pharmacy Technicians for out Northern and NorthMart stores. Bring your community-focused care and pharmaceutical skills to NWC. In your role as a Regulated Pharmacy Technician, you will provide excellence in patient-centered, outcome-focused care by ensuring patient safety through accuracy and quality of product preparation and release. You will collaborate with the pharmacist(s) in the promotion of wellness, disease prevention, and chronic disease management.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Ready to embrace your direction? </strong>Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture. <strong>You must be able to re-locate to remote regions in Northern Canada. You receive a competitive salary, benefits such as subsidized housing and food allowance, paid vacation travel, bonus and profit sharing opportunities, ability to bank what you earn, and more! We even have, and encourage, employment opportunities for spouses.</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <h3>&bull; Compliance with federal and provincial regulatory laws, ensure the accuracy of drug and personal health information in the patient record;</h3> <h3>&bull; Fill prescriptions, and ensure the accuracy of the drug preparation;</h3> <h3>&bull; Ensure prescriptions are complete and authentic;</h3> <h3>&bull; Performing the final check of the drug preparation;</h3> <h3>&bull; Perform Third Party reconciliation;</h3> <h3>&bull; Maintain inventory control, and;</h3> <h3>&bull; Maintain supplies and perform clerical organization.</h3>
Requirements: <h3><strong>Desired Skills &amp; Experience</strong>:</h3> <h3>&bull; Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with Provincial Licensing College;</h3> <h3>&bull; Successful completion of both written and practical PEBC Qualifying exam;</h3> <h3>&bull; Successful completion of Provincial Jurisprudence exam;</h3> <h3>&bull; Experience with Pharmacy software programs, and must have experience with Kroll;</h3> <h3>&bull; Ability to work under minimal supervision, and;</h3> <h3>&bull; Must be able to communicate in English</h3> <h3>&nbsp;</h3> <h3><strong>Reports to:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Pharmacist Manager</h3> <h3>&nbsp;</h3> <h3><strong>A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. </strong></h3>