The Pharmacist will play a key role in providing quality healthcare and will have the opportunity to learn and grow within an inter-professional team. This opportunity will have an inpatient and ambulatory role. The ambulatory role will be providing care to patients referred to the Anticoagulation Management Services (AMS). Specific to this role will be monitoring and prescribing antithrombotic therapies. This role is based at the Aberhart Centre. The inpatient role involves providing clinical and drug distribution services to our inpatients. Key responsibilities of both roles include assessment and resolution of potential/actual drug-related problem using relevant and appropriate resources, applying evidence-based medication recommendations, participating in drug stewardship, documenting interventions and following up with outcomes, mentoring /training pharmacy students and other pharmacists. Vision at AHS: To lead the nation in high-quality pharmacy care through a team dedicated to collaboration, professionalism and continual learning. The University of Alberta Hospital is the site of the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Kaye Edmonton Clinic and the Stollery Children’s Hospital and is one of Canada’s leading clinical, research and teaching hospitals, treating more than 700,000 patients annually from across western and northern Canada. Our site has a state-of-the-art burn unit and offers a wide range of specialized diagnostic and treatment services in cardiology, neurology, surgery, medicine, nephrology, critical care, emergency and trauma care. Our Organ and Tissue Transplant Program is recognized as a national leader. Pharmacy services are provided 24 hours / 7 days a week at our site. Pharmacists will be scheduled to verify prescriber orders overnight.
As a Pharmacist I, you will be responsible for the safe, effective and efficient preparation and distribution of pharmaceutical services. You will manage medication therapy for patients, both initially and on an ongoing basis. In addition, you will provide assessment, intervention and resolution of potential or actual drug-related problems and oversee activities related to compounding and packaging.
Classification: Pharmacist I
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Department: Outpatient Clinical Pharmacy
Primary Location: U of A Stollery Childrens Hos
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 25-JAN-2021
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 04-FEB-2021
Temporary End Date: 01-SEP-2022
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $52.44
Maximum Salary: $60.29
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Completion of Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Pharmacy (ACP).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Additional Prescribing Authorization (APA) or the readiness to apply now. Successful candidates not having APA will be expected to obtain it within 6 months of commencing in this position. Recent direct patient care experience and demonstrated ability to work to the full scope of practice including but not limited to, APA, laboratory orders. The candidate must be self-directed, well organized and capable of making decisions while working independently. Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and have a clear focus on self-directed learning and continuing education.
Completion of a Canadian accredited pharmacy residency program or a post-graduate clinical pharmacy degree, e.g., PharmD. Active membership with the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP). Pharmacy related experience in a hospital setting or in direct patient care providing comprehensive medication management services. Experience with managing anticoagulation therapies. Minimum 2 years Clinical Pharmacist experience within the last three years.