We are currently seeking a Pharmacy Assistant for a specialty pharmacy located in the Oakville area. Specialty pharmacies focus on high cost, high touch medication therapy for patients with complex disease states (such as cancer, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis), so prior experience working in a specialty pharmacy would be an asset, but not necessary as training will be provided. We are looking for coverage ASAP for a period of 1 month, M - F, 8:30am - 4:30pm. Although we are looking for 4 weeks to start, assistants do typically get extended for a longer period based on performance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assists the pharmacist in filling refill medications through the prescription software (Kroll)
-Schedules patient for repeat medications
-Communicates with patients regarding their third party insurance provider, or ODB, to resolved billing issues
-Appropriate assembly of drugs and supplies by matching codes and quantities from the compounding document,
-Assists the pharmacists in the preparation and labeling of medications as allowed by law.
-Assists the pharmacist in preparing required infusion supplies for delivery of medication
-Minimum 2+ years of Pharmacy Assistant experience.
-Hands on experience using Kroll.
-Pharmacy Assistant Certificate
-Experience in a busy community pharmacy setting or specialty pharmacy setting is preferred.