Registered Pharmacy Technician – Central Fill (FT)

Job Description

Registered Pharmacy Technician – Central Fill (FT)

Requisition ID:  178678

Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 

Job Category:  In-Store Pharmacy 

Travel Requirements:  0 – 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia  

City: Dartmouth

Location: 2348 Lawtons Continuing Care 

Postal Code: B3B 0M6 


Sobeys Inc. is a growing Canadian company. We are a market leader in grocery and pharmacy that operate under multiple banners spanning over 1500 stores in communities across the country. Our family of over 134,000 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?



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.

The ideal candidate will be able to accurately and efficiently check prescription requests in an automated refill setting. The Pharmacy Technician maintains continuous, consistent work flow in order to meet daily production goals; and has the ability to work productively either independently or as a team. The RPT will be involved in monitoring and adapting workflow as we expand our central fill operation to include blister packs, vial filling, and compounding. They will be involved in helping to plan and manage new workflows to determine what our workflow looks like and how it should be run and organized.





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 and process prescriptions including:


• Verify compliance packs prepared to ensure accuracy and completeness of all prescription orders prior to delivery

• Operate and maintain the Vandenbrink Blister Packaging Machine® (VBM) used to generate and produce weekly compliance packs for our stores

• Operate and maintain the Script Pro Machine used to generate and produce daily prescriptions fills for our stores.

• Prepare and package medications for delivery

• Verify each package accurately and thoroughly

• Ensure proper storage, handling, disposal of drugs and return to stock procedure in accordance with SOPs

• Other duties as required


What you have to offer:




• Completion of the Pharmacy Technician Certification

• Excellent attention to detail, ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment

• Previous Pharmacy experience preferable.

• Effective written and verbal communication skills

• Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills

• Attention to detail

• Teammate and leadership skills

• Be able to complete work with minimum supervision

• Isolate and solve problems.

• Asset- Familiarity with computer and technology.


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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