Pharmacy Assistant

Would you like to be part of a team dedicated to providing exceptional service for people living in long term care and retirement communities? Do you have a high attention to detail and accuracy? Does working with innovative technology to ensure safe and efficient medication delivery sound like something you would enjoy? If so, this might be the role for you!

Here is what you will do:

  • Prepare medication for distribution to long term care facilities using leading edge systems, automated dispensing and quality control machines
  • Scan, organize and file prescription information using computer system and handwritten documents
  • Learn how to use specific software designed to file and fill drug orders
  • Review and fill printed orders by locating and packaging the appropriate products
  • Ensure products are complete and delivered in accordance to schedule
  • Follow up on and resolve issues following established guidelines and procedures
  • Ensure work areas and inventory are organized and that supplies and materials are appropriately maintained
  • Provide customers service by responding to inquiries by phone related to orders, billing, logistics and system troubleshooting

In performing this role you will: 

  • Apply a strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy in all activities
  • Use your ability to prioritize work assignments in line with established guidelines and timelines
  • Enjoy working individually and with team members to maintain a good work-flow and resolve issues
  • Be able to clearly communicate findings based on facts
  • Enjoy being on your feet, using your hands and working energetically
  • Be available to work a variety of shifts during the business’ hours of operations, which include evenings, occasional weekend shifts and statutory holidays

Nice to have: 

  • Experience working in a warehouse, retail or similar environment
Role Sector Location Deadline
Pharmacy Assistant Health-Care Services Toronto/Mississauga  August 7, 2018 Apply

The Recruitment Process


The first step in the recruitment process is for interested candidates to apply for the roles. This will involve completing an online questionnaire as well as submitting their resume to Specialisterne Canada. Instructions for applying are included below. Applicants will be shortlisted for participation in the next step based on a review of each online questionnaire and assessing the likelihood of fit for the roles for which we are recruiting.

Employment Discovery Workshop

The next step in the Specialisterne recruitment process is an Employment Discovery Workshop. It is a hands-on, task-based experience where you will work on specific projects in a relaxed setting. It is an opportunity to learn about our approach to hiring, and for us to get to know you – what motivates you, your interests and your skills.

Training Program

Candidates whose profiles are well-suited for the roles for which we are recruiting will be invited to participate in a four-week skills evaluation and training program on the employer’s site. It will include case studies, real-life projects, as well as training relevant to the roles and working environment.


Employment offers are made to the candidates with the best fit. Once accepted, the individuals will transition into their positions at the organization. Specialisterne Canada will provide support where necessary, which may include modifications to the work environment.

Those not selected can have their profiles added to our database for consideration for other more suitable job opportunities in the future.

To Apply

Please read the role descriptions carefully.

If you completed a Specialisterne questionnaire in the past, please do so again, as this one has been customized for this recruitment program.

For More Information

Please direct any questions via email to  If you prefer to speak on the phone, send us an email and we will schedule a call.

For a complete description of the process and all our roles, download this PDF.

For more information about Specialisterne, visit our website

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We look forward to hearing from you!

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