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Registered Pharmacy Technician

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Position: Registered Pharmacy Technician Reporting To:Manager – Pharmacy Department:Pharmacy Classification:Service Clerk Description of position Assists Pharmacist to fill and dispense prescriptions for patients. Assists patients at counter, retrieves prescriptions, processes register transactions. Orders and stocks drugs, supplies, and over-the-counter merch and ise. Updates patient records and inventory, processes invoices, and makes accounting entries using computerized system. Dispenses prescription medications utilizing pharmacy st and ards. Daily tasks and responsibilities * Assists patients at counter, receives written prescriptions for Pharmacist, and retrieves filled prescriptions. Processes register transactions. Receives payment, makes change, processes checks, credit and debit charges. Provides prompt and courteous patient services. Answers phones, directs members to product location. * Obtains patient medical history and maintains confidential computer record, and assists pharmacist in updating patient profile and entering prescription information into the pharmacy computer to extent permitted by provincial regulations. Preserves patient confidentiality. * Fills prescriptions by bringing stock bottles, counting medication into appropriate container, labeling, and pricing prescriptions under Pharmacist’s supervision to the extent permitted by provincial regulations. * Completes packaging verification for prescriptions previously checked for therapeutic appropriateness by the pharmacist to the extent permitted by provincial regulations. Follows safety and security procedures. * Counts, labels (including appropriate auxiliary labels), and packages prescriptions, through workflow and bin management. * Alerts pharmacist to drug interactions in prescription and over the counter medications. * Verifies prescriptions and refills with physicians by phone as needed and takes verbal prescriptions to the extent permitted by provincial regulations. Selects generic substitutions when necessary. * Prepares third-party insurance claims, processes invoices, and makes accounting entries using computerized system. * Orders, receives, tags, and stocks prescription drugs, supplies and over-the counter products. Follows product storage procedures, st and ards and merch and ising plan. Performs department 93 stocking duties as well as OTC roaming. Creates product signs. Ensures department is clean at all times. Non-essential functions and tasks * Assists with other assigned duties as necessary. Typical schedule * Typical shifts and days off will be discussed at the time of the interview. Qualifications (Costco-specific or industry-specific skills that c and idates must possess) * Education/Training: Completed provincial Pharmacy Technician certification or Completed a Pharmacy Technician course at a Community College and the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada Qualifying exam. * Permits/Licenses/Certifications: Licensed as a Pharmacy Technician in good standing in province of work. * Experience:Employees with current Costco Pharmacy experience will be given preferenceover other candidates. * Knowledge/Skills: Computer, math, and member service skills preferred. Knowledge and talents recommended for job success NOTE: For postings in Quebec locations, candidates must be able to communicate in French (oral and written). To Apply All interested applicants should complete and forward an Internal Job Application (PR02-EE) and a resumé to their location’s Admin/HR Manager. For a posting to another location, a recommendation letter from the current Location Manager must be attached to the applicant’s request, which should include an Internal Job Application (PR02-EE), a resumé and a copy of their last evaluation. Once the candidacy is approved, the Admin/HR Manager will forward all documents to the posting location and notify the candidates. All moving and relocation costs are the responsibility of the applicant. For more job postings in your region and information please visit the eNet website on your break room computer. Apply at: To meet us in person, please come and see us at the Comox Hiring and Post-Secondary Education Expo. - Free Admission - Bring Your Resume Thursday November 16, 2023 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Comox Community Centre 1855 Noel Ave., Comox, B.C. Company: Costco Salary: To Be Determined Contract: PERMANENT

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