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Head Pharmacy Tech Assistant

Shoppers Drug Mart

Shoppers Drug Mart

Powell River, BC, Canada
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024

Join a locally owned and operated store to help deliver health, beauty and convenience services in your community, and keep the customer at the centre of everything you do.

Why this role is important?

Head Pharmacy Technical Assistant

We are looking for a Head PTA to join our team.

In addition to the duties required of a PTA, the Head PTA is also responsible for managing the schedule based on pharmacy needs. They must also implement the protocols required by the OPQ and maintain the appropriate standards. They are also in charge of training new employees, and hiring with the pharmacist-owner.

The candidate must have a short- to long-term vision for the management of the pharmacy in collaboration with the pharmacist-owner. They must be able to maintain a conducive work environment and appropriate customer service.

Management experience is an asset, as is experience as a PTA.

Come and work in a pharmacy as Head Pharmacy Technical Assistant. We’ll count on your dedication to the patients. In this position, you will learn new skills and help the pharmacy team improve patient health and care for people in your community.


  • Ability to prioritize numerous tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commitment to offering excellent customer service and patient care
  • High professional standards and disposition, and a high degree of patient confidentiality
  • Able to make informed decisions and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Proficient IT and data-entry skills


  • Experience working in a retail pharmacy
  • Experience as a pharmacy technical assistant
  • Familiarity with Assyst-Rx software

Why work in a Shoppers Drug Mart store?

Each store has an Associate-Owner, so you will work for a local business owner while having the support of a national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, flexible and varied schedules, competitive pay and online learning through Academy.

Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your patients, co-workers, customers and community.

Associate Owners in the Shoppers Drug Mart network recognize Canada's diversity as an opportunity to better serve their communities, and strive to reflect the nation’s evolving diversity in the products they sell, the people they hire, and the culture they create in their stores. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.​

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

Hiring Range / Échelle salariale à l’embauche :$25.00 - $33.00 / 25,00$ - 33,00$ (per hour / de l’heure)A candidate’s experience and knowledge as well as the geographical region in which the position is located may be factored into the pay a candidate receives for this position. / L’expérience et les connaissances d’un candidat ainsi que la région géographique dans laquelle le poste est situé peuvent être prises en compte dans la rémunération qu’un candidat reçoit pour ce poste.