Northern Health

British Columbia
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Pharmacy Assistant (Casual)

Feb 28, 2017
Fort Nelson, British Columbia
Entry Level

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the St. John Hospital Charge Pharmacist assists in the transfer of pharmacy duties from nursing staff to pharmacy personnel. Responsible for providing services to Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre, The Pines Care Home, Granisle Community Health Centre, and Fraser Lake Community Health Centre, which includes: maintaining appropriate drug inventories at each site, liaising with healthcare professionals as a representative of the pharmacy department, assisting pharmacists provide pharmaceutical care to inpatients at Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre. Performs other tasks, primarily of a clerical nature.


  • Grade 12.
  • Graduation from a Pharmacy Technician course.
  • Plus two (2) years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


Fort Nelson, located in the northernmost reaches of the Rocky Mountains, has magnificent scenery and landscapes. The country around Fort Nelson is enormous, which makes it worthwhile to spend a few days exploring the surrounding area. Take advantage of the terrific camping and hiking at local regional and provincial parks. Boat into wilderness areas like the Muskwa, Fort Nelson, Prophet, and Racing rivers, or enter the back country by ATV on designated routes, by horseback, or by snowmobile. Fort Nelson is one of British Columbia's wildest areas, therefore residents, industry, government, and conservationists have recognized the exceptional qualities of the Northern Rocky Mountain wilderness and have subsequently recommended part of the Fort Nelson area for special designation.