Pharmacy Assistant (Entry Level- Training Provided) Temp (3 month contract)

In by Saamis Lethbridge

CareRx Pharmacy Corp.
February 6, 2024
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
  • Lethbridge


About CareRx

CareRx is Canada’s leading provider of specialty pharmacy services to seniors. We serve more than 96,000 residents in over 1,600 seniors and other communities (long-term care homes, retirement homes, assisted living facilities, and group homes). We are a national organization with a large network of pharmacy fulfillment centres that allows us to deliver medications in a timely and cost-effective manner. We take an active role in working with our home operator partners to promote resident health, staff education, and medication system quality and efficiency.

Whether you do your best work in a dispensary, in a clinical setting, in an office, or on the road, we have a place for you.

This position is located in a closed-door pharmacy and requires no patient contact.
Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Your Day To Day

  • Re-allocation of medications
  • Maintaining and monitoring of pharmacy inventory when required
  • Pre-packaging medications when required using Pharmacy medication machinery
  • Miscellaneous support functions when required including data entry, shipping/receiving
  • Collaborates with all members of the pharmacy team to ensure medication orders are dispensed accurately, safely, timely and completely
  • Completes daily tasks in accordance with established workplace policies and procedures
  • Consults with members of the pharmacy management and registered pharmacy team when there are unresolved issues surrounding day to day work functions
  • Follows all corporate regulations, policies and procedures at all times
  • Maintaining strict confidentiality and ethical standards
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Ability to effectively train/mentor pharmacy team members when required

What You Will Bring To The Team:

  • Pharmacy Assistant or Pharmacy experience an asset
  • Ability to lift up to 4.5 kg (10 lbs) on a regular basis
  • Ability to stand for periods of time as needed
  • Proven ability to foster strong partnerships with other team members
  • Effective organization, planning, and time management skills
  • Interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills and be able to interact with
    persons in a professional manner
  • Skilled in critical thought processes and be able to prioritize appropriately
  • Must demonstrate initiative and creativity
  • Self-directed requiring minimal supervision and able to work independently
  • Motivated to achieve results that reflect a high standard of quality
  • Must demonstrate good listening skills and be adaptable to changes in job environment
  • Dependable and responsible in the execution of job duties
  • Adaptable to internal work changes

Qualities for Success:

  • Ability to manage changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team
  • Customer service oriented
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

Application Process

CareRx welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Interested, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must successfully pass satisfactory background screening (depending on the role - Criminal Record Check, Credit Check, Driver’s Abstract, Education Verification, Current Professional Registration) and referencing. Background screening will be completed after an offer of employment has been extended and accepted.




  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work
  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
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