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Job Details

Pharmacy Technical Assistant

Employer

Central Rx Group Inc.

Date Posted

May 15, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Devon, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 14, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Central Rx Group Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic
  • Pharmacy or drugstore

Tasks

  • Clean and maintain equipment
  • Compound, package and label pharmaceutical products
  • Prepare solutions for preservation of specimens
  • Compound oral solutions, ointments and creams
  • Maintain inventories of medications and prescription records of pharmaceutical products
  • Maintain supplies
  • Clean and restore ocular prostheses
  • Interpret physician's specification
  • Maintain inventory of equipment
  • Prepare and maintain cleanliness of collection areas
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Organize and maintain inventory
  • Assist health care professionals

Security and safety

Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Physically demanding
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Sound discrimination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Organized
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Reliability
  • Ability to multitask

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

Life insurance

Other benefits

Other benefits


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Pharmacy Technical Assistant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Prosthetists and Orthotists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with equipment to make and modify plaster casts of areas to receive prostheses and orthoses, to fabricate prosthetic and orthotic appliances and to fit, adjust and repair appliances

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing physicians' specifications; and in examining and measuring patients to develop working sketches of appliances

DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising and directing the activities of prosthetic and orthotic technicians; and in advising patients in the use and care of prostheses and orthoses

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Prosthetic and Orthotic Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with machine and hand tools to repair, rebuild and modify prosthetic and orthotic appliances and orthopedic footwear and to fit, adjust and repair appliances

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing information taken from body and limb measurements to build prosthetic and orthotic appliances using a variety of materials such as metals, plastics and leathers

METHODICAL

Interest in speaking with patients to ensure that prosthetic and orthotic appliances fit comfortably during trial fittings; and in building custom-designed components and appliances as directed

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More

Interest Codes

Pharmacy Assistants
METHODICAL

Interest in assisting pharmacists by labelling drugs, chemicals and other pharmaceutical preparations, and by unpacking and storing supplies and verifying items received against invoices

INNOVATIVE

Interest in compiling information to compound, mix and formulate ointments, solutions, lotions, mouthwashes and other medications under the supervision of pharmacists

OBJECTIVE

Interest in handling scales, weights and measures to ensure correct amounts of ingredients are present in formulas and prescriptions

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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