Shawano Pharmacy

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Assistant. Working as an integral part of our pharmacy team, you may also have the opportunity to work in specialty-areas, be involved in pharmacy projects, and to use your critical thinking skills to help develop quality assurance processes.

Required Skill / Knowledge / Experience:

  • Ability to determine customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Continuous learning
  • Job task planning and organizing
  • Working well with others
  • Critical thinking
  • Operate a variety of office equipment, including phone systems, printers, faxes, & computers
  • Pharmacy experience is an asset
  • Kroll knowledge an asset
  • Practice in distance care are definite assets

Key responsibilities of a Pharmacy Assistant include:

  • Patient greeting and confirmation of accuracy of all pertinent prescription information prior to filling
  • Knowledge of NIHB service delivery (prescriptions and medical supplies)
  • Distance care/servicing of remote and rural communities a key asset
  • Data entry of patient care information
  • Third Party adjudication where required and necessary
  • Assist the Staff Pharmacist with the preparation, packaging and distribution of patient prescriptions
  • Accurate dispensing of prescription medications
  • Maintenance of pharmacy stock through inventory control systems
  • General OTC enquiries from patients and referral to Pharmacist where required and necessary
  • Handling customer prescription pick up,
  • Assisting with cashier responsibilities as required in the Pharmacy
  • Adherence to the standard of practice for regulated technicians as outlined by the corresponding licensing body.


  • Experience as a Regulated Technician is an asset
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service experience
  • Strong motivation to succeed
  • Proficient computer/data/entry skills

First Nations, Indigenous and applicants of Metis descent are encouraged to apply. The ability to speak and understand Ojibway / Saulteaux is a definite asset.

Deadline date: June 19, 2020

Please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to:

Alan Lawless
Shawano Pharmacy
Pharmacy Manager
Phone: 1-833-742-9266
Fax: 1-833-496-0204