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Requisition ID:  50621 

Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 

Job Category:  National Pharmacy 

Travel Requirements: 

 

Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta (CA-AB) 

City: Calgary

Location: 8912 Garrison Woods Safeway 

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A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.

 

Together with our 125,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys’ purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better. .

 

 

All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

 

Overview

Do you love interacting with customers and problem-solving? Then join our pharmacy teams and thrive in an environment where no two days are alike. With flexible schedules you’ll also enjoy better work-life balance. We invite you to join our team as we work together to advance our purpose of helping Canadians Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better. The Registered Pharmacy Technician is a regulated position that requires the individual to be licensed with the provincial college of pharmacy. 

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
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast environment
  • Available days, evenings, and weekends

 

 

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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.