Job Description: Pharmacist
Job Type: Full time
Reports to: Store Owner or Pharmacy Manager
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(depending on experience and contract commitment)
The Agency is assisting Minhas Group in the recruitment of a Pharmacist. Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager/Store Owner, the Pharmacist is a hands-on role that plays a key part in the day-to-day operations of the pharmacy and must be able to effectively run the pharmacy in the absence of the Pharmacy Manager/Store Owner.
In addition to dispensing services, the pharmacy may also offer other health care services such as, but not limited to, administering injections, medication reviews, minor ailment assessments, and prescription adaptations.
The Pharmacist is responsible for providing these additional services as requested by the employer. However, the Pharmacist must use their professional judgement in the delivery of these services and ensure that they have the skills and competence to perform the service.
Duties and Responsibilities
The below represents the general details associated with the principal functions of the position and should not be construed as a detailed job description. The incumbent may be required to perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Please note that all the duties and responsibilities outlined below must be carried out in accordance with all pharmacy legislation and with all internal patient care/customer service policies and procedures.
Provide and supervise the provision of excellent professional service to all patients to support appropriate and safe patient care.
Perform, supervise, and review the creation and maintenance of complete patient profiles including, but not limited to, medications, medical conditions, medical history, allergies, and documentation of patient care activities and services.
Perform, supervise, and review drug preparation and distribution activities including understanding and adhering to the pharmacys patient record filing and workflow policies and procedures such as scanning processes, patient counselling areas, designated in and out areas, wait time etc.
Ensure that issues identified with individual prescriptions, patient care, and any other services are addressed within appropriate time frames.
Verify completed prescriptions for accuracy and ensure personally filled prescriptions are verified by another pharmacy team member whenever possible.
Perform, supervise, and review the accurate adjudication and sale of prescription and other purchases using the pharmacy software and point of sales (POS) systems.]
Ensure all prescriptions have been verified for appropriateness of therapy before being released to the patient (this includes prescriptions that have been checked for technical accuracy by a Registered Pharmacy Technician)
Provide patient counseling on prescription and non-prescription medications in accordance with the standards of practice and provincial regulatory requirements.
Complete appropriate documentation for all patient care activities including, but not limited to, prescription processing, patient counselling, and other pharmacy health care services.
Manage situations involving drug diversion or inappropriate use.
Understand and adhere to the quality assurance polices/procedures for job performance management, medication error risk management, and the handling of narcotic/controlled substances including, but is not limited to, documenting all medication and patient care incidents using the appropriate protocols (including near misses)
Maintain a safe and productive work environment through compliance with quality control policies and procedures.
In partnership with patients and other health care providers, perform pharmacy services to meet patients drug-related needs and improve patient outcomes.
Communicate to customers/patients the details of the service such as, but not limited to, health care benefits to the patients, logistics, and cost.
Pro-actively inform patients/customers of the services/programs offered.
Provide customers with education and drug information to ensure safe and effective care and to promote health.
Document pharmacy services rendered, course of action, and outcome achieved, as the direct result of providing professional services.
Act as a IDA ambassador to the community through the provision of programs including clinics, personal health solutions, and community seminars.
Build professional relationships with patients, customers, other health care providers, and industry members.
Maintain the privacy and confidentiality of patient/customer information.
Maintain sufficient inventory for appropriate patient care and efficient operations.
Monitor and remove expired medications in accordance with provincial legislation.
Conduct inventory spot checks for accuracy and manage out-of-stock in accordance with store policies and procedures.
Comply with federal and provincial regulations along with store procedures to maintain the security of the narcotics, pharmaceuticals, and other store assets.
Ensure supplies are checked, restocked, and ordered as necessary.
Ensure health information and patient care resources (paper and electronic) are organized, updated, and reordered as required to help support all patient care activities, services, and programs.
Actively review all pharmacy communications sent to the pharmacy from the franchise office, pharmacy associations, regulatory bodies, health, and other industry organizations
Assist in ensuring that all patient care areas are clean, tidy, and organized.
Job Requirements, Skills, and Competencies, Qualifications and Personal Requirements_*
Proof of current pharmacist licensure in good standing from the applicable provincial College.
Continued professional competency through ongoing participation in professional development activities.
Professional attitude and the ability to communicate well with customers, co-workers, suppliers, and other members of the healthcare community.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Standing for up to 8 hours a day.
- Lifting/moving up to 30lbs may be required.
- Climbing a ladder may be required.
- Professional License and Professional Insurance Payment
Job Posting Information_*
Submit your resume and cover letter to The Agency at [email protected]. Any questions can be directed to Courtney at (780)833-1112.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. We celebrate equity, diversity, and inclusion and are committed to building a diverse team that will make a positive contribution to the communities where we live and work.
Job Type: Full-time