201 - 17835 106 A Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5S 1V8
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?
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.
What You'll Do:
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.
What You'll Need:
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 pharmacy professional
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
Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
For more information on our pharmacy services, please visit our website at: www.imedisystem.co
Type of Role:
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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