Part Time Consultant Pharmacist - 2 day/week - Medicine Hat, Alberta
Shoppers Drug Mart
Calgary, AB
Location:
1639-32nd Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 7A3

At MediSystem Pharmacy, you can use your skills to do meaningful work that has a real impact, in an environment that promotes learning, growth and opportunity. Whether it's your first job or you're ready for a new challenge, MediSystem Pharmacy can turn your potential into performance that is recognized and rewarded. We offer competitive pay, full benefits, and a work-life balance.

Why this role is important?

Part Time Consultant Pharmacist, Medisystem Pharmacy

About Us:
MediSystem Pharmacy, a Shoppers Drug Mart Company, is an established specialty pharmacy that provides pharmaceutical dispensing and clinical pharmacy consulting services to long term care facilities across Canada. MediSystem services 40,000 residents in over 300
facilities and is proud to be 100% Canadian owned and operated.

MediSystem Pharmacy is committed to optimizing the health, wellness and safety of all residents that we service through the introduction of innovative technologies, continuing education, enhanced clinical services and seamless medication delivery.
Our company's CORE values reflect how we treat all residents, staff in the homes as well as our employees. We CARE about all Canadians, we believe in OWNERSHIP and accountability, RESPECT, and EXCELLENCE in the services we provide.

At MediSystem Pharmacy, you can use your skills to do meaningful work that has a real impact, in an environment that promotes learning, growth and opportunity. Whether it's your first job or you're ready for a new challenge, MediSystem Pharmacy can turn your potential into performance that is recognized and rewarded. We offer competitive pay, full benefits, and a work life balance.

About the Role:
The Clinical Pharmacist is an extended member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team supporting appropriate medication use to residents in long-term care homes and retirement homes. The Clinical Pharmacist works with the healthcare team to review medication use to identify medication-related problems and to achieve desired resident outcomes. The Pharmacist will provide drug information, be involved in educational activities for healthcare staff, and promote resident safety.

Key Responsibilities:
Conduct Resident Medication Assessments on an annual and quarterly basis
Ensure nursing and retirement home processes and documentation meet regulatory compliance
Complete and evaluate medication utilization metrics
Assist with the development of facility medication policies and procedures
Ensure regular scheduled visits are made to all assigned facilities
Complete regular documentation of clinical work, to ensure full compliance with industry regulations and government legislation
Assist in development and implementation of industry leading clinical pharmacy service
Maintain ongoing collaboration and communication within the healthcare team and with the pharmacy team to develop strong partnerships
Complete Medication reconciliation on admission and re-admission to the homes
Be an integral member of and work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary health care team, including committee participation.
Review the medication management system and support safe medication practices within the facilities.
Actively educate and act as a resource for the nursing and medical staff as well as the residents and their families as it pertains to medication use and the medication system.

Qualifications & Job Requirements:
Insured and currently licensed with the Province of employment, in good standing
Clinical and Geriatric pharmacy experience
Proven relationship management and interpersonal skills to allow to develop strong partnerships with clients
A history of being a continuous learner where the skills and knowledge have been developed to be a respected pharmacyprofessional
Excellent presentation skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Effective organization, planning, and time management skills
Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (CGP) preferred
Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Hospital pharmacy experience or Long Term Care pharmacy background is preferred
Must have access to a reliable means of transportation, as travel to various locations is required

Employment Type:
Part time

Type of Role:
Regular

Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

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