Pharmacy Assistant


Are you an experienced pharmacy assistant looking for your next challenge? Are you a master of detail orientation, a champion of patient care and the anchor of your team? Are you an expert in the use of Kroll or other pharmacy recordkeeping software? Would you like to work in Toronto?

If your answer to any of the above is YES, we would like to hear from you!

We are looking to meet with experienced Pharmacy Assistants in the Toronto area. This posting is not for a specific position, but to reach out proactively to talent in the Toronto area for both long and short-term contract opportunities in the field of healthcare and medicine. As a Pharmacy Assistant you will be responsible for providing reliable support to the licensed pharmacy professionals and ensuring that patients always come first. Some of the responsibilities placed upon pharmacy assistants include dispensing of medication, data entry, prescription intake, accepting payments by cash, OHIP, WSIB and private insurance, inventory management and other various other tasks which help the pharmacy to continue running efficiently. The pharmacy assistant has an eye for details and an understanding that errors are a patient health and safety issue.

The ideal candidate is care-oriented, enjoys working in a collaborative environment, and loves finding new ways to be more efficient. We are seeking individuals in the Toronto area who are available to work full-time.

What’s in it for YOU as a Pharmacy Assistant:

Advance your career in healthcare – let us help you find your dream job!
Central work locations in Toronto
Competitive hourly wage: $17-20 per hour
Permanent and contract opportunities
Benefits at a discount through Randstad
Team Environment
Meaningful work opportunity: help contribute to patient wellness and support healthcare professionals!

What YOU will be doing as a Pharmacy Assistant:

Greeting patients and processing detailed prescription intake
Using EMR (Electronic Medical Records) for purposes of data entry, verification of past medical history and communication with pharmacy staff and other healthcare providers
Accurately counting and dispensing prescriptions with a supreme degree of accuracy and care
Answering phone calls from patients and responding to general inquiries
Entering monthly OHIP billing into medical software
Handling payments and billing for uninsured patients
Communicating with healthcare providers via phone, email and fax regarding patient care, referrals and medical requisitions
Filing, photocopying, faxing and maintaining patient records
Creating reports for management as required

What YOU bring to the role of Pharmacy Assistant:

To succeed in this fast-paced, high pressure environment, the Pharmacy Assistant should have 1 or more years of experience in a pharmacy setting in Canada in a retail or non-retail setting.

Other requirements include:
Tech-savvy and proficient in data entry using Kroll or other EMR system
Customer service oriented and committed to putting patients first
Well-developed interpersonal and problem-solving skills with an ability to build patient relationships, resolve disputes quickly and diffuse situations
High-level verbal and written communication skills with a professional manner
Highly organized with excellent time management skills, experienced managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Detail-oriented, skilled in accurate, high-volume data entry
Ability to maintain confidentiality in a variety of settings and experienced in handling sensitive information
Reliable and conscientious with a “get-it-done” attitude

If you would like to join our talent pool of Pharmacy Assistants in the Toronto region, please apply directly to this posting as soon as possible so you may be considered. If you are interested but have a few questions prior to applying, please contact our Recruitment Specialist, Quinn Murphy, at

Not interested in this role but still looking for your next great opportunity? Randstad’s Healthcare Division specializes in hiring for clinical, managerial and non-clinical administrative and patient support roles within the private and public healthcare and medical sectors. Our Healthcare team supports the recruitment and selection processes for various permanent and contract positions, including Data Entry, Medical Office Assistants, Receptionists, Patient Coordinators and Medical Office Administrators. If you or someone you know would be interested in being considered for those types of roles (temporary or permanent), please reach out to our team to connect further


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