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Pharmacist - Part time


Toronto, ON, CANADA
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Empowering healthcare starts with you. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Canada -- a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

Position Description

Job Summary

The pharmacist is required to compound and dispense prescribed pharmaceuticals and provide consultative services to both clients and health care providers in accordance to all laws and responsibilities set by the Ontario College of Pharmacists and McKesson Canada.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Filling, checking and dispensing medications accurately
  • Provide patient counseling to new patients
  • Perform patient follow-up calls
  • Provide medical information as required to patients and other health care professionals
  • Ensure prescription pricing is accurate and payment methods have been established
  • Ensure medications are delivered to the appropriate site as per patient requests
  • Provide general customer service for patients and health care professionals
  • Other duties as assigned

General Responsibilities

  • The pharmacist is responsible for providing leadership, mentoring and supervision to all staff in the pharmacy
  • Oversees staff to ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing pharmacy


  • Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree
  • A valid license to practice pharmacy with the applicable College of Pharmacists
  • Full-time employment for at least one year in a hospital or retail pharmacy setting
  • Bilingualism (English/French) an asset
  • Working knowledge of retail pharmacy practice in the applicable province including understanding biologics and specialty medications and third party regulations
  • This position requires a significant degree of self-direction and independence
Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance - individual and team - that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it's flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can't do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission-whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company-and of healthcare. At McKesson, you'll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

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