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Pharmacy Assistant

Requisition ID: 7609 

Position Number: 20069508

Posting End Date: May 23, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Department / Unit: Pharmacy 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MAHCP-Prof/Tech

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP  - 01/07/2019

Reason for Term: Maternity Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75, 11.63

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $21.290, $21.930, $22.588, $23.266, $23.965, $24.685


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Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Drug Distribution Manager, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of St. Boniface Hospital, the PHARMACY ASSISTANT is responsible for: the procurement, storage, inventory management, recording, preparing, dispensing, packaging, labeling, pricing, issuing and distribution of pharmaceuticals in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Department.


  • Previous experience in hospital pharmacy practice is preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade XII or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Basic keyboard skills.
  • Knowledge of computer systems and proficiency in the use of spreadsheet, word processing, and email and internet software is preferred.
  • Ability to pass and maintain the departmental verification validation within six months of being in the workplace, and then as required on a periodic basis.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Ability to retain information which is of a confidential nature.
  • Ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with other individuals.




This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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