Pharmacy Assistant
Job Description

Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life? At Innomar Strategies, a company of AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference. As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.


Working under the supervision of the Manager, Pharmacy Programs and the Pharmacists, the Pharmacy Assistant assumes responsibility for supporting the Pharmacists and the Registered Pharmacy Technicians in the preparation of prescriptions, maintenance of drug inventory and cash control systems. The Pharmacy Assistant coordinates departmental quality assurance and other customer-focused services with supervisory staff. Additionally he/she interacts with Internal and External Clients.











PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

• Assist Pharmacist or the Registered Pharmacy Technician in labeling and filling/refilling prescriptions


• Assist patients picking up prescriptions
• Enter prescriptions into the computer; retrieve and/or correct data in computer
• Verify that customer receives correct prescription(s)
• Maintain workflow
• Screen telephone calls for the Pharmacist(s)
• Order, maintain and prepare inventory of medications
• Prepare and process billings, claims, disbursements and related documents
• Review invoices or other documentation
• Assist in dispensing of medication
• Pack and ship prescription orders
• Receive inventory
• The Pharmacy Assistant will also be assigned other duties and tasks as required from time to time



• Pharmacy Technician diploma from an accredited college or equivalent




• Two or more years of related pharmacy experience
• Strong proficiency in Kroll
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
• Organized with the ability to multi-task and maintain accuracy
• Excellent knowledge of pharmacy operations
• Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Excellent time management skills
• Bilingualism, French/English is an asset

 


MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

1.  Advanced knowledge of pharmaceutical distribution industry


2.  Working knowledge of automated warehouse operating system
3.  Strong business and financial acumen
4.  Strong analytical and mathematical skills
5.  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
6.  Effective interpersonal and leadership skills
7.  Effective organizational skills; attention to detail
8.  Ability to consistently meet deadlines
9.  Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently
10.Excellent presentation skills
11.Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office Programs



We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Comprehensive health and dental plans
  • Flexible & remote working options
  • Employer RRSP-matching
  • Online peer-to-peer recognition program
  • Corporate discounts with multiple establishments, including fitness centers
  • Health & Wellness program


AmerisourceBergen is a publicly traded Fortune 11 global healthcare solutions company and is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies. Innomar Strategies, a part of AmerisourceBergen, is Canada’s leading patient support provider for specialty pharmaceuticals. Through our Integrated Service Model, we deliver customized solutions to improve product access, increase supply chain efficiency, and enhance patient care. Innomar is the trusted expert in specialty pharmaceuticals with an unwavering commitment to patients.





Job Requirements

 

Company Overview

Innomar Strategies was founded in 2001 around the kitchen table of our current president, Guy Payette, and his partners. The company originally specialized in market access and reimbursement consulting, and gradually expanded its capabilities to include fully integrated patient support programming, nursing support, and specialty logistics. By the end of 2008, the company had grown to have over 450 associates.

In 2009, AmerisourceBergen acquired Innomar Strategies further establishing the company’s expertise in specialty pharmaceuticals. As part of AmerisourceBergen, Innomar Strategies is connected with a global leader in healthcare with over $135 billion of annualized revenue and 18,000 associates. AmerisourceBergen has an established history of delivering innovative programs and solutions across the pharmaceutical supply channel.

With over 1,200 associates and a nationwide footprint, Innomar Strategies is Canada’s leading service provider to specialty pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers. Innomar is differentiated by their Integrated Service Model, which provides customized solutions to improve product access, increase supply chain efficiency, and enhance patient care. Manufacturers trust Innomar Strategies to deliver innovative brand solutions throughout the product lifecycle.