Posting Number: BMHC21-144E
Title: Pharmacist (RPT 0.3 FTE)
Position Status: Regular Part-time
Job Schedule: Days/Evenings/Weekends
Site: Brockville Mental Health Centre
Number of Vacancies: 1
About The Royal
As one of Canada’s foremost mental health care and academic health science centres, The Royal has a clear purpose: to get more people living with mental illness into recovery faster. This is at the core of everything we do and it is driven by the passion, focus and dedication of our employees. Every day, the work that we do transforms the lives of people with mental illness through specialized mental healthcare, advocacy, research and education.
Information on the programs at the Forensic Treatment and the Secure Treatment Unit at the Brockville Mental Health Centre can be found at this link: https://www.theroyal.ca/patient-care-information/clinics-services-programs/mental-health-and-law
Ability to coach, lead, and mentor
Coordinate and collaborate with all pharmacy staff in drug distribution to ensure appropriate, accurate, timely, seamless and efficient flow of medication from procurement through to dispensing and subsequent administration
Identify, prioritize and initiate and or collaborate in continuous quality improvement initiatives related to the Ontario College of Pharmacists Inspection Criteria for Hospital Pharmacy and Accreditation Canada, i.e. development, review of department processes and procedures in line with accepted standards and regulations.
Participate in the achievement of goals as set out in the Corporate Strategic Plan.
Uphold the Standards of Practice as set out in the Ontario College of Pharmacists, NAPRA and the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists.
Engage in committee work and/or project work, policy development and/or review.
Support activities related to medication management such as medication reconciliation, medication safety, medication reviews, Kardex, rounds, identification and resolution of drug related problems, involvement in decision-making on appropriate treatments, medication distribution, education etc.
Collaborate with health care professionals, patient care units, and stakeholders to optimize patient care.
Disseminate drug information.
Initiate or collaborate in drug formulary maintenance reviews
Flexibility in providing pharmaceutical care to all clinical program areas within the organization
Position encompasses day shift services as well as rotational on-call service on evenings and weekends.
Work in a manner that is in compliance with staff and patient/client safety practices, policies and procedures of the Royal.
Ensure a work environment that is conducive to the The Royal Harassment-Free Workplace policy.
Other assigned duties as designated by the Director of Pharmacy.
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, entry level PharmD or Advanced Practice, from a recognized university or an equivalent combination of training as determined by the Ontario College of Pharmacists.
Completion of a hospital residency or post baccalaureate in PharmD is an asset.
Registration or eligible for registration with the College of Pharmacy and in good standing with the Ontario College of Pharmacists.
Experience or familiarity in CPOE (computer prescriber order entry), BMV (bedside medication verification, eMedRec (electronic medication reconciliation) , eMAR electronic medication administration records, EMR (electronic medical/ health record) is considered an asset. Experience working with current Meditech clinical software applications
Experience in the medication reconciliation process.
Working knowledge of modern hospital care and drug therapy.
Experience or familiarity in pharmaceutical research in health care settings
Good interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
English level A- is mandatory in oral expression, oral comprehension, reading and writing. Bilingual (French/English) is an asset.
All applicants must provide a recent resume that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications.
Please apply by clicking on the Apply button below.
The Royal sincerely thanks all applicants for their interest in a career with us; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
All new hires will be required to obtain a clear and valid Criminal Record or Vulnerable Sector Records Check as a pre-condition of employment.
The Royal is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.