Registered Pharmacy Technician

Employment type: Full-time
City: Toronto
Last visit: 2014-10-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-29


Discover You Career Potential

Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging career in a dynamic and enterprising environment? The North West Company is recruiting passionate and customer-service driven individuals to join our corporate team.

Tracing our roots back to 1668, The North West Company is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighbourhoods in Canada, Alaska, the Pacific and Caribbean.

Today, The North West Company - operating under the Banners of Northern, NorthMart, AC Value Center, Giant Tiger, Cost-U-Less, Crescent Multi Foods, Pacific Alaska Wholesale and Span Alaska - is one of Canada's largest retailers with annualized revenue of approximately CDN$1.5 billion, 230 retail locations and more than 6,900 employees.

The North West Company offers:

Challenging & Meaningful Work

Opportunities for Growth & Development

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package

Dynamic & Diverse Culture

Work/Life Balance

Employee Recognition Programs & Initiatives

Onsite Wellness Centre & Bistro

Embark on an enterprising career opportunity with The North West Company and chart your path to success today.


Registered Pharmacy Technician

Job Location: Ile a Le Cross or La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Re-location Required (Package Provided)


"To advance and provide comprehensive and innovative patient-centered health services to under-serviced and hard to reach regions."

The North West Company's Pharmacy division is looking for enthusiastic, innovative Registered Pharmacy Technicians who are dedicated to excellence in patient-centered, outcome-focused care.

Our pharmacies are typically located in rural, northern First Nations communities and all applicants must be willing to relocate.


The Registered Pharmacy Technician provides excellence in patient-centered, outcomes-focused care by ensuring patient safety and accuracy and quality of product preparation and release.  The Pharmacy Technician will collaborate with the pharmacist(s) in the promotion of wellness, disease prevention, and chronic disease management.


Always in compliance with federal and provincial regulatory laws;

Ensuring the accuracy of drug and personal health information in the patient record

Ensuring that a prescription is complete and authentic

Fill prescriptions

Ensuring the accuracy of the drug preparation

Performing the final check of the drug preparation

Perform computer functions

Third Party reconciliation

Maintain inventory control

Maintain supplies and clerical organization


Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with Provincial Licensing College 

Successful completion of PEBC Qualifying exam (written and practical)

Successful completion of Provincial Jurisprudence exam  

Ability to work under minimal supervision

Ability to communicate in English

Experience with Pharmacy software programs (Kroll)

The North West Company offers a total compensation package including:

Competitive wages

Re-location Assistance

Fully Furnished Housing and Subsidized Food program*

Paid Vacation Travel*

Coverage for licensing costs

Dental benefits

Group RRSP

Pension Plan (after 1 year)

Healthy work/life balance (we do not operate 24 hour locations)

*where applicable 


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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The North West Company is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighborhoods in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific and the Caribbean.  We operate 230 stores under the trading names Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger, AC Value Center and Cost-U-Less and have annualized sales of approximately $1.5 billion (Cdn

Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Healthcare and Medical Services

Job Function: Healthcare Services and Wellness