Registered Pharmacy Technician

Website Sobeys

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Receive and transcribe verbal prescriptions from practitioners, (with the exception of verbal narcotic prescriptions and benzodiazepines)
  • Perform the final check of a prepared prescription and
  • Transfer prescriptions to and receive prescriptions from other pharmacies,
  • Ensure the accuracy of a prepared prescription,
  • Ensure that a prescription is complete and authentic
  • Ensure the accuracy of drug and personal health information in patient records

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Experience with Sobeys National Pharmacy Group Computer systems preferred
  • Above average oral and written communication skills
  • Relevant post secondary education preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently in a fast environment
  • Completion of the Pharmacy Technician Certification
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Available days, evenings, and weekends

Job Details:

Company: Sobeys

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location:  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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