Pharmacy Manager

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada | PocketPills MB | Full-time

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The Company:

PocketPills is Canada’s fastest-growing online pharmacy startup looking to disrupt the traditional retail pharmacy business in Canada (TAM $30B). PocketPills is redefining the pharmacy experience for consumers and automates pharmacy operations in unprecedented ways. We pack medications by dose and time into “PocketPacks” and deliver them to your doorstep for free.

Our innovative, online pharmacy platform is aimed at significantly reducing cost, improving medication adherence and providing easy access to pharmacists. With direct access to patients’ medication history and using other healthcare information, we will predict medication adherence, medication efficacy, disease progression, and incidence of new diseases by leveraging machine learning. 

Here’s what the media is saying about PocketPills:

  • “Makes medication management easy”- CTV News Vancouver.
  • “Reinvent the pharmacy experience”- Vancouver Sun.
  • “PocketPills takes the hassle out of going to the pharmacy”- National Post.

The Role

The successful candidate will plan, coordinate, direct, and participate in all activities related to the dispensing, delivery, receipt, and handling of medications within corporate and regulatory guidelines.

You will have the opportunity to work closely with our Corporate Headquarters, facilitating changes within our program and incorporating new software updates, policies, procedures and workflow plans for the site and the Company as a whole. You will oversee production levels and customer service standards in addition to training, and evaluating pharmacy staff as directed by the Company.

Maintaining an effective interpersonal relationships; talk with other healthcare professionals in a professional, businesslike manner; handle stressful situations in a professional manner; work in a fast-paced environment for extended periods of time; adapt to change; meet continuing education requirements

Responsibilities

  • Comply with all applicable Company policies and procedures.
  • Provide professional advice and applicable dialogue with patients on prescriptions to provide excellent customer service and customer maximize patient loyalty.
  • Service and satisfy client’s health care needs in and out of the pharmacy area.
  • Maintain professional rapport with ordering physicians.
  • Process prescriptions in a timely and accurate manner
  • Provide counseling and guidance to staff as needed.
  • Maintain required and other reports.
  • Implement proper pricing and receiving procedures to minimize shrinkage in such areas as damaged goods, returns, internal and external theft.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable Federal and Provincial laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintain the dispensary inventory level within the prescribed guidelines through accurate perpetual inventory records.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications (Must-Haves)

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical software programs
  • Tech-savvy 
  • Licensed to practice in Manitoba
  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Science
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong customer/patient service skills
  • Ability to achieve results with a strong sense of urgency and a "can-do" attitude
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work productively as a member of a dynamic and fast-paced team

Qualifications (Nice-To-Haves)

  • Work in a clinically focused setting 
  • Previous pharmacy manager experience 
  • Fluency in French is an asset

 

Due to high volume, only the short-listed applicants will be contacted.