Pharmacy Assistant - R.W. Large Memorial Hospital

City Bella Bella / Bella Coola
Job ID 2023-39323
Health Science Professionals (Allied Health) - Pharmacy Services
Posting Date
4 months ago(2/6/2023 2:43 PM)
Employment Type
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
09:00 - 17:00
Days Off
Rotating, Saturday, Sunday
Salary at Time of Posting
$28.70 - $28.70 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Are you motivated to join a dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role? Are you interested in a career where you can make an impact on the well-being of others?


Get to know Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services:


We are a collaboration of four premier health employers Fraser Health, Provincial Health Services, Providence, and Vancouver Coastal Health and provide an integrated approach to pharmaceutical care and service excellence patients, residents and clients committed to investing in your professional development in building an environment where you can advance your career.


Position Highlights:


We currently have an exciting Casual opportunity for Pharmacy Assistants to join our team at R.W. Large Memorial Hospital located in Bella Bella, BC.


Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


 If this sounds like the perfect role for you, here’s why we believe you should apply:


  • A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields.
  • Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

We aim to build an environment where you love the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. From the financial advisor handling our health care resources, to the IT professional enabling life-saving data, to the nurse and physician on the front line of patient care, everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we build outstanding workplaces.


Apply now to join our excellent team!


One team, best pharmacy care, better lives.

Detailed Overview

Assists the Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians by measuring, packaging, compounding and distributing various drugs and medication; maintains related records, stock levels and performs various clerical duties, as assigned.


  1. Counts or measures and fills medication containers or unit dose packages; compounds medications such as lotions, ointments and creams for inspection; distributes checked and/or verified medications to patient care units, as required or directed.
  2. Pre-packages oral, liquid, topical and mini-bag with integrated vial assembly medications into unit-of-use format and maintains related records.
  3. Delivers ward supplies and other stock requirements; maintains inventory and wardstock levels; fills wardstock and narcotic requisitions; distributes medications and maintains relevant inventory, wardstock and inventory records.
  4. Identifies beyond use dated drugs to be returned and/or destroyed by checking stock for expiry dates.
  5. Maintains department work areas by ensuring tidiness and order; stocks pharmaceuticals, labels, containers and glassware in accordance with established procedures and standards.
  6. Performs clerical duties such as typing, answering the phone, filing and maintaining records of drug and medication use and costs.
  7. Performs other related duties, as assigned.


Education and Experience

Grade 12, graduation from a recognized Pharmacy Assistant course, plus one (1) year recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to deal with others effectively
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Ability to type
  • Ability to organize work
  • Ability to operate related equipment


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