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Pharmacy Administrative Assistant

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

Oakville, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing


  • Scan prescriptions into the pharmacy software system
  • Create and maintain numerical prescription files and storage
  • Replenish and reorder pharmacy and office supplies
  • Prepare and process billings, claims, disbursements and related documents;
  • Answer the telephone and direct calls to the appropriate team member
  • Assist in pharmacy and sterile room cleanliness
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail (including inter-office)
  • Retrieve prescription hardcopies as required for audit purposes
  • Create and maintain files for invoices, packing slips and other documentation
  • Assist patients picking up prescriptions;
  • Process credit card payments using online software and/or hardware
  • Liaise with courier representatives to track packages and resolve delivery issues
  • Create shipping waybills using courier software systems
  • Select, assemble and pack the correct shipping container for a given drug product
  • Liaise with warehouse personnel to replenish shipping supplies
  • Assist couriers with outgoing deliveries to ensure all deliveries are picked up
  • The Pharmacy Administrative Assistant will also be assigned other duties and tasks as required from time to time.

What your background should look like


  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience;
  • Proficiency in Kroll an asset;
  • Working knowledge of pharmacy operations; Previous pharmacy experience an asset;
  • 1-2 years administrative experience an asset;


  • Organized with the ability to multi-task and shift priorities with ease;
  • Strong tendency for attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel);
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills;
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and handle competing requests
  • Ability to solve problems effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to deal with stressful situations as they arise
  • As part of your job duties, you may be required to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Associate may be exposed to cold environments up to 20% of day

What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.


Full time

Affiliated Companies:

Affiliated Companies: Innomar Strategies

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned

Accessibility Policy

Cencora is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. When requested, Cencora will accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and hiring processes and during employment.