Pharmacy Assistant Jobs Saskatoon

Saskatoon Co-operative Association Ltd.

Pharmacy Assistant

Job Description 

Saskatoon Co-op invites applications for the position of Full-Time, Permanent Pharmacy Assistant in the Pharmacy Department at the Westview Food Store in Saskatoon, SK.

Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager, responsibilities for this position include the following:

  • To assist in filling prescriptions, under a pharmacists’ supervision.
  • To be aware of and abide by government regulations and Saskatoon Co-op’s policies in regard to control, safekeeping, and sale of drugs, including return and/or disposal of outdated dispensary stock, under a pharmacists’ supervision.
  • To be responsible for general housekeeping duties, and the general appearance of the entire department when not occupied with prescription-related activities.
  • To be familiar with all merchandise carried in the department, with merchandise normally carried in pharmacies, as well as to be aware of new products pertaining to the pharmaceutical and retail pharmacy industry.
  • To assist with checking and adjusting customer complaints within the established policies of the Saskatoon Co-op, deferring to immediate supervisor as required.
  • To assist with the movement of inventory (receiving and selling), including the ordering of prescription (dispensary) pharmaceutical products, and “over-the counter” merchandise, under a pharmacists’ supervision.
  • To be aware of and informed about Saskatoon Co-op contracts, policies, procedures, and practices.
  • To assist, if required, his/her immediate superior in preparing reports, compiling statistics, processing invoices.
  • To place claims against suppliers and carriers of Saskatoon Co-op merchandise when required.
  • To be familiar with and assist with current merchandising and signing policies, procedures, and practices.
  • To provide prompt, courteous, friendly, and caring service to customers in order to promote good member/customer relations, and a sale of department merchandise.
  • To provide information, assistance and service to customers in a manner which will promote the sale of merchandise and meet the needs, requirements and expectations of the consumer.
  • When appropriate, to promote the sale of Co-op label merchandise.
  • When required, to assist in the safekeeping of all cash handled in the department.
  • To maintain a constant alert against unauthorized removal of merchandise.
  • To perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must either be a pharmacy intern registered with the provincial college, or possess a current Pharmacy Assistant Certificate, or possess equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Must be strongly service-oriented and motivated, and be capable of serving, and assisting customers in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience.
  • Candidates must be available on mornings, afternoons and

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