Registered Pharmacy Technician – Part-Time – Weekends – Mint Health + Drugs

  • Full Time
  • Edmonton
  • 20 - 33

Mint Health + Drugs

Company Overview

At Mint Health + Drugs, we are committed to fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional development. We invest in our employees’ success by providing ongoing training, mentorship programs, and a supportive environment encouraging them to reach their full potential.

Join our team of dedicated pharmacists, where you will contribute to our community’s well-being and have abundant opportunities for career growth.

Here is just a taste of what we offer
Competitive salary
RRSP Matching
Health Spending Account
Health and Dental
Life and Accident Insurance
Professional license and liability insurance reimbursement

Purpose of the position:
The Registered Pharmacy Technician will provide safe and effective drug distribution services to numerous facilities. This may include gaining knowledge in geriatrics, palliative care, and mental health medications and developing quick and accurate checking skills to support final checks in compounding, compliance packaging and other prescription requirements.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
Ensure that all prescriptions are complete and authentic
Provide final check in a team-based workflow environment and also be involved in the quality assurance team
Confirm the accuracy and completeness of pharmaceutical products prepared for delivery
Accept verbal prescriptions from prescribing authorities
Perform the final check of prepared prescriptions
Preparing and verifying medication orders to be distributed to homes
Service the front-store dispensary, which will include customer service, telephone inquiries and general housekeeping duties
Medication reconciliation for all new admissions and readmissions to Long Term Care
Data verification for prescriptions entered by other pharmacy staff
Checking weekly/daily/monthly cycle fills (ensuring technical accuracy for regular maintenance medications packed through automation)
Learning and being familiar with the necessary process needed for accurate automation
Working with various electronic medication administration platforms, including Catalyst and Point Click Care
Working with pharmacy automation, including VBM, PacMed, PacVision and PacRoll software
Working directly with the pharmacist to ensure appropriate patient care requires knowledge of the technician and pharmacist’s scope of practice
Support and manage daily workflow in the dispensary
Support off-site vaccination clinics
Receive and transcribe verbal prescriptions from practitioners (with the exception of verbal narcotic and benzodiazepine prescriptions)
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
Ensure the accuracy of drug and personal health information in patient records

Education and Experience
Proficiency in using the Kroll system and other pharmacy operating systems.
Registered as a pharmacy technician is mandatory.
Extensive experience with vulnerable populations.
Completion of a recognized pharmacy technician program.
Three years of proven experience in pharmacy technician roles.

Qualifications and Skills:
Exceptional attention to detail.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Knowledgeable in pharmacy law and medical terminology.
Outstanding phone etiquette and communication skills.
Ability to work independently, prioritize workflow, and meet deadlines.

If you meet the qualifications and are enthusiastic about joining our team, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and explaining why you’re an excellent fit for this position.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $20.00-$33.00 per hour

Work Location: In person