Pharmacy Assistant (FT) I

Job Description

Pharmacy Assistant (FT) I

Requisition ID:  181288

Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 

Job Category:  Retail – Pharmacy 

Travel Requirements:  0 – 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia  

City: Halifax

Location: 0128 Clayton Park Lawtons Pharm 

Postal Code: B3M 3Y7 


Sobeys Inc. is a growing Canadian company. We are a market leader in grocery and pharmacy that operate under multiple banners spanning over 1,600 stores in communities across the country. Our family of over 131,000 teammates and franchise affiliates are on a mission to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our teammates.

Our national pharmacy team is proudly Canadian, with pharmacies from coast to coast in our various banners. Depending on your province you would recognize us as Sobeys, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, Lawtons Drugs or FreshCo.

Ready to Make an impact?


We are passionate about taking care of the health and well-being of individuals and families our communities.

You’ll be part of our pharmacy team that’s committed to providing exceptional patient-centered care and exceeding patients’ expectations. We are looking for friendly, knowledgeable, and professional individuals to join our team who will make meeting the health needs of our patients their top priority.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:


Prescription assembly and data entry: 


  • Processing customer transactions (receive and release prescription requests)
  • Receiving in-person and telephone refill requests and record deliveries
  • Understanding and promoting pharmacy programs
  • Filing prescriptions, ordering, and replenishing supplies, and cleaning
  • Drug order creation and receiving, compounding and pill pack assembly
  • Scheduling professional clinical services
  • Behind the counter management, cycle counts, narcotic counts, stock returns, tall man lettering, manual third parties
  • Assisting the pharmacist with dispensary tasks as permitted by scope

What you have to offer:


  • Preferred: Pharmacy Assistant Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institute
  • Previous pharmacy experience is an asset
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Adhere to and implement all applicable company standards


What we have to offer: 


  • A competitive total compensation package that will vary by role and location
  • Flexible work life arrangements to meet your lifestyle needs

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