Pharmacy Administrative Assistant Job in Canada

Pharmacy Administrative Assistant Job in Canada


Job title: Pharmacy Administrative Assistant

Company: AmerisourceBergen

Expected salary:

Location: Burnaby, BC

Pharmacy Administrative Assistant Job Details:

Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life? At AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative and collaborative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference. As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. Join us and Apply today!

What you will be doing


Scan prescriptions into the pharmacy software system

Create and maintain numerical prescription files and storage

Replenish and reorder pharmacy and office supplies

Prepare and process billings, claims, disbursements and related documents;

Answer the telephone and direct calls to the appropriate team member

Assist in pharmacy and sterile room cleanliness

Handle incoming and outgoing mail (including inter-office)

Retrieve prescription hardcopies as required for audit purposes

Create and maintain files for invoices, packing slips and other documentation

Assist patients picking up prescriptions;

Process credit card payments using online software and/or hardware

Liaise with courier representatives to track packages and resolve delivery issues

Create shipping waybills using courier software systems

Select, assemble and pack the correct shipping container for a given drug product

Liaise with warehouse personnel to replenish shipping supplies

Assist couriers with outgoing deliveries to ensure all deliveries are picked up

The Pharmacy Administrative Assistant will also be assigned other duties and tasks as required from time to time.

What your background should look like


High School Diploma or equivalent experience;

Proficiency in Kroll an asset;

Working knowledge of pharmacy operations; Previous pharmacy experience an asset;

1-2 years administrative experience an asset;


Organized with the ability to multi-task and shift priorities with ease;

Strong tendency for attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy

Strong proficiency in Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel);

Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills;

Ability to work independently and in a team environment;

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Excellent organizational and time-management skills;

Ability to consistently meet deadlines and handle competing requests

Ability to solve problems effectively and efficiently

Ability to deal with stressful situations as they arise

Ability to lift up to 50lbs

Associate may be exposed to cold environments up to 20% of day

What AmerisourceBergen offers

We offer a competitive total rewards package which includes benefits and compensation. Our commitment to our eligible population of team members includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, affordable, diverse, and designed to meet the needs of our team members’ and their families. Some of these programs include paid time off including paid parental leave, access to retirement savings vehicles, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options, an employee stock purchase program, and other financial, health, and well-being focused benefits.

Because we take a balanced, global approach to our benefits, benefit offerings may vary by location, position, and/or business unit. Some benefits are company-paid, while others are available through team member contributions. For details visit .



Full time

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Equal Employment Opportunity

AmerisourceBergen is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

AmerisourceBergen is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email . We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned

COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

As of October 18, 2021, AmerisourceBergen requires all Canadian team members to be fully vaccinated and show proof of completed vaccine status at time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief you will be required to follow AmerisourceBergen’s policy and process to apply for an exemption/accommodation.

Accessibility Policy

AmerisourceBergen is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. When requested, AmerisourceBergen will accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and hiring processes and during employment.
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