Pharmacy Assistant / Technician

locationHalifax - Nova Scotia (NS),

atLacewood Pharmacy

Estimated salary $50,000 a year

Job Description:

Job Summary

Under the guidance of the Pharmacy Manager, you will:

1) Prepare custom formulations of medication to fit the unique need of a patient which cannot be met with commercially available products;

2) Maintain the general cleanliness of the lab and lab equipment;

3) Manage various inventories and lab supplies;

4) Perform all duties in accordance with current laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures;

5) Prepare reports for Pharmacy Manager and clients;

6) Ensure that all databases are current and accurate;

7) Report feedback from colleagues and customers to Pharmacy Manager;

8) Verify accuracy of prescriptions with hard copy (Rx label, lot label, auxiliary label, etc.);

9) Assist in other areas during slower periods as outlined by the Pharmacy Manager;

10) Maintain good working relationships with all suppliers and colleagues.


Type / Category

Healthcare Industry

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Educational Requirements:

- High school diploma or equivalent;

- At least 1-2 years experience in a Compounding Pharmacy.

Professional Skills:

- Basic mathematical and problem solving skills;

- Able to work independently or in a team setting;

- Able to prioritize and multi-task;

- Good time management and organizational skills;

- Strong attention to detail;

- Able to handle stress well in a fast-paced work environment;

- Be punctual and maintain a good attendance record.

Company Profile

Community Pharmacy

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift


  • Compounding Pharmacy: 1 year (Preferred)

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