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pharmacy technician

Source: Job Bank


Edmonton, AB


$29.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate
  • Custom ocular prosthetics laboratories
  • Chronic or long-term care facilities/centres


  • Assist dietitians or nutritionists plan and supervise food service operations
  • Design, fabricate and fit ocular prostheses and conformers
  • Repair, build and modify prosthetic or orthotic appliances or footwear
  • Design and fabricate ocular implants
  • Design, build, fit and adjust prosthetic and orthotic appliances
  • Plan menus and diet for individuals or groups under direction of dietition or nutritionist
  • Assist in supervising personnel who prepare and serve food
  • Examine and measure patients to develop working sketches of appliances
  • Paint the iris and pupil of artificial eyes
  • Take body or limb measurements of patients
  • Advise patients in the use and care of prostheses and orthoses
  • Bill third party insurers
  • Ensure the information on prescriptions is accurate, enter client information in databases and prepare medications for clients
  • Help patients complete menus
  • Maintain inventories of medications and prescription records of pharmaceutical products
  • Assist dietitians with research in food, nutrition and food service systems
  • Clean and restore ocular prostheses
  • Advise patients on loss of depth perception
  • Make and modify plaster casts
  • Advise patients on care and use of ocular prostheses
  • Repair and maintain fabrication and laboratory equipment
  • Consult with ophthalmologists concerning insertion of ocular prostheses


  • 1 to 2 people
  • 3-4 people

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

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