COVID-19 Immunization Requirements

All AHS employees are required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Contract, Procurement & Supply
ALB00237449 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Central Production (CP) is an offsite facility that provides pharmacy distribution services to AHS sites within the Calgary Zone. Services include but are not limited to, sterile and non-sterile compounding, unit/multi dose oral solid and liquid prepackaging and inventory procurement and distribution. The Inventory team at CP consists of pharmacy technicians, pharmacy assistants and stores attendants who all play an important role within the daily operations ensuring medications are purchased, received and distributed in accordance with strict timelines. Meeting these timelines provides for the effective daily operations of all pharmacy departmental services and programs leading to safe and effective patient care. Under supervision the Stores I performs moderately complex clerical and manual duties involved in the shipping, receiving, warehousing, auditing and distribution of pharmaceuticals, supplies and equipment in accordance with set guidelines and standards. Performs a variety of routine tasks including but not limited to: Answering shipping/receiving doors. Triaging and receiving shipments. Moves shipments from the shipping docks to the receiving areas. Inspects delivered items, unpacks, sorts and shelves received items as per procedures. Maintains and manages stock rotation within the warehouse and dispensary. Orders and receives medical/surgical supplies according to set quotas and procedures. Arranges incoming and outgoing shipments. Monitors pharmacy inventory and supplies for outdated products. Performs and completes daily operations efficiently, accurately and safely within strict timelines. Provides guidance to and assists with the training and orientation of staff. Maintains department records, statistics and prepares reports as required. Performs other duties deemed necessary or as assigned.


As a Stores I, you will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks associated with the picking, packaging, shipping and receiving of orders for hospital supplies, equipment and/or food in accordance with AHS guidelines and standards. You will process incoming requisitions and distribute supplies, complete cart audits for quality assurance and communicates frequently with stakeholders to ensure appropriate and correct quantity of supplies are available. In addition, you will track and report on inventory to ensure over stocking does not occur.

  • Classification: Stores I
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Department: Inventory Management
  • Primary Location: Pharmacy Central Production
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 18-OCT-2021
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 01-NOV-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $21.70
  • Maximum Salary: $24.26
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent. Must be capable of pushing and pulling heavy wheeled carts up to and occasionally exceeding 275 Kgs. Must be capable of walking and or standing for long periods of time. Must regularly use hand and arms to reach, lift, and carry heavy items up to 25 kg.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Grade 12 or equivalent. Recent experience in shipping, receiving, warehousing and material handling within a hospital setting. Recent experience with computerized inventory control software. Required to work sitting at a desk/computer or to stand for extended periods of time. Required to lift up to 30 lb. and occasionally 50 lb. Required to push/pull carts.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with computers, Microsoft software, data input. Certificate of training in Transportation of Dangerous Goods. Training in Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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