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Pharmacy Technician - Markham, On

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Markham location



looking for both a technician and an assistant


Pharmacy Technician


Our client is a growing provider of services within the life sciences industry. They are a fully integrated specialty distributor and patient support provider for pharmaceutical manufacturers, physicians and their patients. They partner with clients to design and deliver service innovative support programs.


They have an immediate need for Pharmacy Technicians responsible for accurately performing aseptic compounding, inspection, and packaging of compounded products.


Primary duties and responsibilities

  • Accurate processing of prescriptions, including data entry of prescriptions, scheduling refills, picking/labelling/packaging of medications, technical release of prescription, and preparing prescriptions/orders for delivery
  • Maintaining accurate drug inventory including purchasing and receiving medications and supply items, checking expiration dates, and performing scheduled inventory counts
  • Provide exemplary customer service to patients, physicians/health care professionals and medical clinic staff, primarily by phone/email
  • Adherence to all relevant guidelines including the established Standard Operating procedures and all applicable regulatory requirements as set out by the Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • Ensure safe and appropriate storage of medications, including ambient and cold chain products
  • Actively contribute to the ongoing review of policies and procedures as they pertain to pharmacy operations
  • Processing account payments and account receivable statements
  • Proactively problem solve third party insurance issues to ensure timely processing of prescription claims
  • Monitoring of fridge temperatures and reporting any variances directly to the Director Pharmacy Operations
  • Perform cleanroom activities including worksheet preparation, compounding, inspection, labelling and packaging of sterile preparations, maintaining the cleanroom and its equipment, cleaning/disinfection of cleanroom materials, and performing environmental monitoring duties while strictly adhering to cleanroom standard operating procedures


Minimum qualifications

  • Registered (or eligible for registration) as a Pharmacy Technician with the Ontario College of Pharmacists,
  • Successful completion of a CCAPP accredited Pharmacy Technician post-secondary diploma program
  • Previous experience working in a pharmacy setting
  • Proficiency with Kroll pharmacy systems
  • Experience in the specialty pharmacy or sterile compounding is an asset
  • Knowledge of third-party insurance plans and pharmacy special authorization procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English required. Ability to communicate in other languages an asset.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to self-manage time, set daily priorities and multi-task in order to meet various competing work deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Ability to physically stand for extended periods of time, and to lift and move up to 50 pounds


please reach out , with your resume to:




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