Temporary Full Time Pharmacy Assistant

Temporary Full Time Pharmacy Assistant

Temporary Full Time Pharmacy Assistant

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File No: MNU-23-13
Date Posted: April 13, 2023
Closing Date: April 20, 2023
Location: Ongwanada Resource Centre
Dates of Vacancy: May 1, 2023 – September 1, 2023
Hours of Work: 35 hours weekly
Wage: Hourly: $19.19 – $23.23


To provide clerical, technical and dispensing assistance under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist.

Safety is a priority of Ongwanada. Staff are responsible for maintaining their competencies, promoting safety and are accountable for effective person-served care. Employees are expected to follow all safe working practices established by Ongwanada for the protection of the health and safety of all workers, persons-served and visitors and to identify and report actual or potentially unsafe situations.


  • Greet customer promptly and gather prescription information
  • Perform duties in priority according to Role assigned on Role Assignment Schedule
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures and Pharmacist direction, and adhere to all legal requirements, including provincial and federal regulations and bi-laws
  • Accept written prescription or refill requests from customers in person or via telephone – faxing for refills as required
  • Management of preferred generic product
  • Maintain perpetual inventory through inventory management systems – informing pharmacist of discrepancies
  • Maintain and control the cash register in the dispensary
  • Prepare invoices and manage account receivable as required
  • Accurately file completed documentation in a timely and organized manner
  • Resolve technical issues by contacting IT Service Desk or Third-Party adjudicators as required
  • Provide support and assistance to the Pharmacist(s) and Pharmacy Technician(s) as required performing any tasks delegated, ultimately with a view to enhancing the Pharmacist/customer relationship
  • Maintain professional image (dress code) and conduct at all times


  • High School Diploma
  • Graduate of a pharmacy technician program from Private Career College or Community College preferred
  • Previous Pharmacy Experience 
  • Good oral and written skills, displaying accuracy, precision, and dependability.

Les candidats bilingues sont fortement encouragés à soumettre leur candidature.          

Please submit a Cover letter and Resume quoting file number.

Human Resource Generalist

Ongwanada 191 Portsmouth Avenue

Kingston, ON K7M 8A6

Fax (613) 548-8135

Email: careers@ongwanada.com


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