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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmasave – Tofino


Are you a Pharmacy Technician looking for flexible full-time work? Interested in working with a small team in a community pharmacy offering patient centered care and professional services? Are you hoping to have a great work-life balance while enjoying an enriching professional practice?

Pharmasave Tofino is hiring a full-time (4 to 5 days per week) Pharmacy Technician to enhance our patient care and allow us to increase our clinical services. We use progressive technologies and software and run a systemized operation allowing for freedom off the job. We may have a relaxed dress code and admirable work/life balance, but we also take our commitment to community wellness seriously!

Our mission at Pharmasave is to offer exceptional patient centered care in an inclusive and professional pharmacy. Our priority is the health and wellness of our patients and are committed to the full scope of the clinical practice of pharmacy.


Connecting with and serving our local communities.

Improving healthy medication use.

Advancing whole community wellness for mind, body and life.

Reducing barriers & elevating access to health services.

Collaborating inter-professionally with local health care providers.


What you can expect:

  • Full staffing, allowing you to work in full scope
  • Engaging team meetings where all voices contribute
  • Competitive wage with regularly scheduled increases
  • Medical/dental benefits including a health spending account
  • Paid birthday benefit
  • In store product discount
  • Business incentive program
  • Community involvement benefit
  • Learning opportunities and advancement
  • Our schedule is created monthly so you can plan your life
  • Being part of an innovative and caring team


What you bring:

  • Secure, long-term housing here in the community; we are willing to work with the right candidate to help secure housing – if needed
  • An active fully registered Pharmacy Technician license in good standing with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – must be fluent in English
  • High level of moral judgement for handling confidential information
  • Exceptional customer care, professional and personable communication skills
  • Competence for multitasking, prioritizing workload and working in a fast-paced environment
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of programs (i.e., Gmail and Google Suite, MS Word) and the ability to learn new simple software
  • Experience with Kroll (Telus Health) is an asset
  • Attention to detail and willingness to do repetitive tasks
  • Ability to lift up to 50lb and stand for long periods of time on shift
  • Passion for community connection and health promotion


Pharmacy Technician Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Passion for community connection and health promotion
  • Ensure systems are implemented and running efficiently
  • Support pharmacists for provision of excellent clinical services and pharmaceutical care
  • Process clinically reviewed and approved medication orders for distribution to patients, clients, or residents
  • Receive verbal and non-verbal orders from prescribers and ensure orders are authentic and complete
  • Transfer prescriptions to and from other pharmacies
  • Prepare and process prescriptions (i.e. Enter orders, count, measure, package or re-package medications and compound various sterile pharmaceutical products according to established procedures; Pre-package oral, liquid and topical medications into unit-of-use format)
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of dispensed prescriptions and personal health information in the PharmaNet patient record
  • Perform the final check of processed and/or prepared prescriptions
  • Maintain inventory stock levels and perform clerical duties as assigned
  • Complete daily and weekly medication wholesale orders
  • Present a professional and charismatic presence
  • Act as a senior point of contact for the pharmacy/health center management, including handling and resolving complex issues
  • Complete patient or client care in a confidential and professional manner
  • Assist in ensuring retail pricing is done appropriately and invoices are received accurately
  • Manage day-to-day aspects of pharmacy/health care center (i.e. maintenance, cleanliness, customer service, daily correspondence, and inventory)
  • Ensure accurate data entry of client information
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


This position is available immediately.

Wage is based on experience.

Apply at: BambooHR (Please note our company is paperless and accepts resumes through our BambooHR software)


Pharmasave Tofino (Epic Pharmacy) is committed to creating an inclusive environment by encouraging the

application of all individuals regardless of gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, and any/all other facets of identity protected by law.

We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

If you need assistance or accommodation in applying due to a disability, you may contact Epic Pharmacy via phone at (250) 725-4949, or in person.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


With over 800 stores across the country, Pharmasave is one of Canada’s leading independent pharmacy and drugstore retailers. Since being founded in 1981, Pharmasave has focused on building a national platform of community-based retail outlets designed to provide customers with exceptional service, products and advice.

Each Pharmasave store operates independently to serve its individual community, which ensures both programs and services tailored to the needs of customers and a commitment to helping all customers. Live Well With Pharmasave, Canada’s community pharmacy.


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