JOB POSTING #888880
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Reports to: Manager
Hours: 37.5 hours per week; days, evenings, weekends, statutory holidays
Status: Temporary Full-Time (approx. 9 months)
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Pharmacist in our Pharmacy Department.
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The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.
In this position, the Pharmacist provides comprehensive pharmacy services to ambulatory chemotherapy/systemic therapy patients and provides centralized pharmacy services to inpatients within the PM Cancer Centre Program. As a member of the Patient Care Team, the duties and responsibilities include: review, check, and dispense all prescribers' ambulatory standard-of-care and clinical trials oncology medication orders for appropriateness; identify, resolve and prevent real or potential drug therapy problems; monitor drug therapy for effectiveness, toxicity and adherence to evidence based medicine/guidelines; conduct medication reconciliation or patient counselling on a consult/ referral basis; follow up on medication incidents and promote safe medication practices on the unit; respond to drug information questions; providing direct and/or functional supervision of technician staff; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required. In addition, you will facilitate and support clinical teaching and research activities within the department, while exemplifying UHN’s values of caring, excellence, teamwork, innovation, integrity, leadership, and respect.
Completion of university degree (Bachelor's of Science Degree in Pharmacy or PharmD), or equivalent required.
Certificate of competency from the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada required.
Active registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (Part A) required.
Hospital pharmacy practice experience in oncology preferred
Hospital pharmacy residency an asset.
Membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists an asset.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent customer service & interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
POSTED DATE: January 13, 2022 CLOSING DATE: Until filled
POSTING # 888880
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. UHN is committed to improving the patient's experience through patient centered care. For additional information on patient centered care please go to: www.nrcpicker.com
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.