Staff Pharmacist
Centric Health
Lethbridge, AB
JOB SUMMARY

Pharmacare Pharmacy a division of Centric Group of Companies, our focus is on the quality and safety of medications for our clients. This focus has gained us the reputation of being the leader in specialty pharmacy throughout Alberta. To uphold this reputation we pride ourselves in being a team of passionate individuals that believe in building strong relationships with our clients and maintaining quality assurance by using industry leading technology. We offer competitive benefits, encourage ongoing training and development and an atmosphere that inspires our employees to excel at assisting and caring for our clients.

We are currently hiring a Pharmacist at our Fulfillment Centre location in Lethbridge, Alberta.

As a Pharmacist, you will create a patient focused environment that excels in customer/patient care by dispensing prescriptions, consulting with patients and supporting long term care facilities, retirement and nursing homes.

Monitors and supervises activities of Technicians and Assistants
Screen prescriptions for appropriateness and provide final checks of completed activities
Provide services that meet and exceed the Standards of Practice
Ensure a controlled dispensing and inventory of narcotics, controls and targets
Assist in the management of inventory
Prepare emergency injection products for SC administration

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Maintain Patient confidentiality and follow all practices consistent with the Privacy Act
Maintain a high level of customer service and patient care in the pharmacy
Advise customers on the selection of medication brands, medical equipment and health-care supplies
Provide information and advice regarding administration, usage, drug interactions, side effects, dosage and proper medication storage
Ensure proper storage and disposal of pharmaceutical products/medications in a manner consistent with legal and professional obligations
Ensure all prescriptions are filled accurately, efficiently and safely
Maintain customer medication profiles and records, including but not limited to pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories, etc.
Operate pharmacy computer, register equipment and other assigned tools.
Protect company assets
Maintains confidentiality of patient and employee information, as well as all pharmacy proprietary information at all times
Receives verbal prescription orders and accurately reduces same to writing in adherence with local laws and regulations
Evaluate appropriateness of prescription orders with consideration for patient safety and legal requirements
Consults as necessary
Reviews complaints from internal/external customers and takes action to remedy the complaint.
Prepare sterile products for immediate use for palliative patients
TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

40 – 60 words per minute
KROLL system experience
Strong computer skills
Knowledge of Dispensary equipment
Experience using KROLL in a long term care setting would be an asset.

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

Work as part of a team – must be able to build and maintain strong team relationships
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Must be able to time manage priorities and be very organized.
Works under pressure
Ability to meet tight deadlines
Strategic thinker with excellent decision making skills
Must have emotional intelligence
Strong business acumen
Excellent attention to detail with a quality assurance (QA is critical) focus.
High skill level in professionalism and energy
Ability to prioritize, work independently and handle stress
Demonstrates consistent exceptional patient care and customer service
Ability to meet the pharmaceutical care needs of the patients served by the dispensary
To provide direction to technicians regarding policy and procedures
Strong English communication skills
Organized approach to workflow
Effective management of patient files in Kroll
Retail module
Long term care module
Strong pharmaceutical care plan documentation skills
Must have a positive “go-getter” attitude and be cooperative with the team and direct supervisor at all times.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy and Alberta Licensing
Licensed Pharmacist in good standing with ACP
Extensive knowledge of Kroll Pharmacy Systems
Knowledge of all Dispensary equipment
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The chosen candidate may be asked to undergo a criminal record check and/or basic security clearance.

If this sounds like you and you are looking to be a part of one of Canada’s largest independent healthcare providers in Canada. Then we want to hear from you!

Tell us about your passion by submitting an application today?

About Centric Health Group of Companies

At Centric Health our passion is people and the centre of everything we do. Centric Health provides a wide range of care programs and services, specializing in surgical and diagnostics, surgical weight loss, cosmetic surgery, orthotics, primary care, and pharmacy services. Nationally across Canada we service over 25,000 patients in long term care facilities, fill over 800,000 prescriptions per month, operate 25 OR’s and own one of only three fully accredited private hospitals in Ontario. Our healthcare solutions focus on leading patient outcomes in three areas of care: medical & surgical, specialty pharmacy and orthotics. We employ over 900 highly talented and skilled expert healthcare professionals, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, technologists, technicians, and support staff.

Your Care. Our Focus.

Centric Health provides equal opportunities for all applicants and is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants must notify the Human Resources department in advance should they require any additional accommodations. These are handled on an entirely confidential basisuired by their regulatory association.
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