Registered Pharmacy Technician (FT)


Requisition ID: 182736 Career Group: Pharmacy Careers Job Category: Retail – Pharmacy Travel Requirements: 0 – 10% Job Type: Full-Time Country: Canada (CA) Province: Saskatchewan City: Saskatoon Location: 4880 University Heights Safeway Pharmacy Postal Code: S7S 0A5 Safeway grocery stores provide an exceptional food shopping experience to consumers from Vancouver, British Columbia to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are the newest member of Sobeys Inc.’s retail food offering which serves the needs of Canadians with more than 1,600 stores in over 930 communities from coast-to-coast. Whether it’s your first job or you’re ready for a new challenge, we have a career to fit your life.

Our commitment to delivering top quality products and superior service to our customers, and for giving back to the communities we serve has earned us a reputation as an employer of choice for those looking for an exciting career in food retail. Ready to Make an impact?. The Registered Pharmacy Technician position is a regulated position that requires the individual to be licensed with the provincial college of pharmacy.

In addition to all duties that can be performed by a pharmacy assistant, the RPT is able to conduct some restricted activities under the indirect supervision of a pharmacist. The authorized duties of the technician are limited by legal restrictions imposed by individual Provincial Pharmacy Regulatory Bodies. It is essential that both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians clearly understand which functions and duties may be performed by the RPT and which duties may not be undertaken by the RPT.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing: RPT’s will have independent authority, responsibility and liability (required by legislation to have liability insurance) to prepare, process and compound prescriptions including: receive and transcribe verbal prescriptions from practitioners, (with the exception of verbal narcotic prescriptions and benzodiazepines) ensure that a prescription is complete and authentic transfer prescriptions to and receive prescriptions from other pharmacies, ensure the accuracy of a prepared prescription, perform the final check of a prepared prescription and ensure the accuracy of drug and personal health information in patient records An RPT may only perform these restricted activities if: a pharmacist has assessed the prescription, the patient, the patient’s health history and medication record and has determined that the drug therapy is appropriate for the patient and a pharmacist must be available to counsel the patient and to monitor the patient’s drug therapy at some point before the prescription is released to the patient. What you have to offer: Completion of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Knowledge of MS Word and Excel Above average oral and written communication skills Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Experience with Sobeys National Pharmacy Group Computer systems preferred Relevant post secondary education preferred Excellent customer service skills Ability to work independently in a fast environment Available days, evenings, and weekends We offer a competitive compensation package, which varies by role. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge.

These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by our organization nor monitored for accuracy. We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure the selected candidate is paid fairly and competitively. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process. Job Type: Full-time Application question(s): Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?. Are you a registered pharmacy technician in Saskatoon?.

Are you injection certified?. Work Location: In person

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