Are you interested in working in a pharmacy setting? Pharmacy Assistants work under the supervision of Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians and play an integral role in both retail and institutional pharmacies. Duties may include preparing drug compounds, preparing, packaging and labelling prescriptions, maintaining drug storage, assisting patients and reconciling third party insurance claims.
From helping prepare prescribed medication, counting tablets, and preparing labels to answering phone calls, operating the cash register and stocking shelves, Pharmacy Assistants play an integral role in the efficient operation of a pharmacy.
At the end of the classroom portion of the program, you will participate in a 4-week practicum in a pharmacy setting where you will gain valuable work experience and be able to perform the duties learned in the classroom and lab within a real-world pharmacy setting.
Career opportunities for Pharmacy Assistants exist in retail, institutional and long-term care pharmacies all across Alberta.
As our population continues to grow and age, there is a strong demand for trained health care professional who are able to provide pharmacy-related assistance. If you are interested in working within a pharmacy setting, you are invited to attend our upcoming Pharmacy Assistant Program Information Session. The session is free to attend. Register online or by calling 403.920.0070. [More Info]
or call (587) 794-4476