CancerCare Manitoba located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. We invite applications for the position of:

322 - Pharmacy Assistant

Pharmacy - MacCharles

Competition #: 322-20-7144003

Closing Date: November 26, 2020

  • Permanent
  • Full-Time
  • (1.0 EFT)


Working with the pharmacy team and under the direct supervision of staff pharmacists and clinical pharmacists, the successful candidate will measure, compound, package and distribute drugs and medications for CancerCare Manitoba patients. The majority of medications prepared will be intravenous admixtures requiring knowledge and skill in aseptic technique The successful candidate will also ensure that record keeping is performed, and maintain adequate drug inventory. As well, you will be asked to perform related duties such as computer order entry, answering telephones, filing, and placing drug purchase orders for the I.V. admixture services and oral drugs at CancerCare Manitoba. Note: Pharmacy Assistants work with hazardous materials. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and training are provided. Primary working hours are Monday to Friday day shifts.



  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent (Manitoba standards)
  • Completion of a recognized Pharmacy Technician course
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Accuracy and attentive to details
  • Basic computer skills – keyboarding, data entry, email and internet use
  • Physical and mental health to fulfill the responsibilities of the position
  • Satisfactory employment record
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada


  • Previous work experience with anti-cancer oral medications
  • Previous work experience with IV admixtures in a hospital setting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook/Word/Excel
  • Experience with general office procedures


  • Ability to speak French

Salary: Out of Scope


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment. If you are contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

We thank all that apply and advise that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please submit a detailed cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this position along with a current resume which references the Competition Number to:

CancerCare Manitoba
Human Resources Services
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E OV9