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Support Pharmacist - Part-Time



Position Title: Support Pharmacist - Part-Time 

Position Type: Permanent 

Requisition ID:  35068 

Banner:  Pharma 

Employment Type: Part-Time 




Food Basics - Harwood Ave S - Ajax



Location: 280 Harwood Ave S, Ajax, ON L1S 2J1


Hours: To be determined
Availability: Day, evening, and weekend




Provide direct patient care. Supervise the dispensary and front shop. Contribute to the achievement of Company goals and objectives, including customer-focused patient care, pharmacy services, store standards, sales profitability, and the management of inventory, shrink, expenses and productivity while adhering to Company operating standards and OCP standards of practice.


The pharmacy department is waiting for you! 



Specific Responsibilities :

  • Perform all professional activities of dispensing, patient counseling and pharmacy services
  • Perform all tasks required to satisfy dispensary orders
  • Perform all acts under the expanded scope of pharmacy practice
  • Provide pharmacy services and Company initiatives
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals in the provision of patient care
  • Supervise the pharmacy department in the absence of the Pharmacy Manager
  • Ensure the pharmacy opens and closes according to hours of operation
  • Ensure compliance with the Company Recall Procedure
  • Ensure proper procedures are maintained to manage shrink
  • Address emergency staffing concerns while on duty
  • Assist Pharmacy Manager with dispensary paperwork as directed
  • Satisfy the Company's expectations on the delivery of consistent, exceptional customer service
  • Resolve any customer complaints or issues arising while on duty
  • Maintain store standards and conditions
  • Cash register operations



Qualifications :

  • Education – B.Sc. Phm. Degree (4-year University Pharmacy Program)
  • Licensure – Registered Part A Pharmacist with the Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • Injection certified, Smoking Cessation certified and registered with the Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • Proficient with current PC systems, MS Office programs and pharmacy software (Kroll)
  • Interpersonal skills to build strong working relationships and positive work environment
  • Language skills to communicate clearly and listen carefully in a respectful manner
  • Organizational skills to prioritize, plan, manage time and be punctual
  • Customer service skills to achieve customer satisfaction by recognizing customer needs/wants
  • Receptivity to accept constructive feedback for continuous improvement
  • Initiative to identify and complete tasks independently


Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.

Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.

Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.

We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.

METRO INC. is a food and pharmacy leader in Québec and Ontario. As a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer, the Corporation operates or services a network of 953 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Food Basics, Adonis and Première Moisson, as well as 648 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Food Basics Pharmacy banners, providing employment directly or indirectly to almost 90,000 people.

Our five customer promises are simply that... promises to provide our customers with the best shopping experience possible. Under each promise are actions that support it.

Our five customer promises:

  • Great quality fresh products
  • The people are great
  • It's easy to shop
  • Customers get what they want
  • Prices are good

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