Registered Pharmacy Technician - Relief (FT)

Requisition ID:  174133 

Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 

Job Category:  NPG Pharmacy Ops 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time

 

Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Prince Edward Island  

City: Charlottetown

Location: Floater-PE 

Postal Code: C1A 4N6 

 

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. 

Overview

 

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 Description

 

RPT’s will have independent authority, responsibility and liability (required by legislation to have liability insurance) to prepare, process and compound prescriptions including:

  • receive and transcribe verbal prescriptions from practitioners, (with the exception of verbal narcotic prescriptions and benzodiazepines)
  • 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 and
  • ensure the accuracy of drug and personal health information in patient records

An RPT may only perform these restricted activities if:

  • a pharmacist has assessed the prescription, the patient, the patient’s health history and medication record and has determined that the drug therapy is appropriate for the patient, and

A pharmacist must be available to counsel the patient and to monitor the patient’s drug therapy at some point before the prescription is released to the patient.

Job Requirements

 

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

 

What we have to offer: 

 

  • A competitive total compensation package that will vary by role and location 
  • Salary starting from $23/hourly
  • Flexible work life arrangements to meet your lifestyle needs  

We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, varied by role, designed to help our teammates to live better – physically, financially and emotionally.

 

The starting salary range for this position in Prince Edward Island is $23.00/hr. We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure that you are paid fairly and competitively.

 

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

 

While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

 

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.