Wednesday , February 28 2024

Costco Winnipeg Jobs – Pharmacy Technician

Website Costco

Job Description:

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 merchandise. Updates patient records and inventory, processes invoices, and makes accounting entries using computerized system. Dispenses prescription medications utilizing pharmacy standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Alerts pharmacist to drug interactions in prescription and over the counter medications.
  • Counts, labels (including appropriate auxiliary labels), and packages prescriptions, through workflow and bin management.
  • Prepares third-party insurance claims, processes invoices, and makes accounting entries using computerized system.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Verifies prescriptions and refills with physicians by phone as needed and takes verbal prescriptions to the extent permitted by provincial regulations.

Job Requirements:

  • Licenses/Certifications: Licensed as a Pharmacy Technician in good standing in province of work.
  • 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
  • Experience: Candidates with current Costco Pharmacy experience will be given preference over other candidates.
  • Knowledge/Skills: Computer, math, and member service skills preferred.

Job Details:

Company: Costco

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Winnipeg, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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