Pharmacist - Lawtons 133 Shelburne Relief Split
Lawtons Drugs
Shelburne, NS
A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.

Together with our 125,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys’ purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.

All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.


This full-time position is split between shifts in Lawtons Drug Store #133 Shelburne and Relief Pharmacist shifts covering the South Shore of Nova Scotia. The Pharmacist is responsible for providing pharmacy services to customers and medical practitioners. The Pharmacist will play a key role in achieving departmental excellence in the areas of patient focused care, customer service, workflow efficiencies. The Pharmacist will also provide guidance and supervision to Pharmacy students and Pharmacy Assistants and will ensure that all patients are offered and receive professional clinical services. Actively contributes to an environment of employee and customer engagement.

Job Description

Patient Focused Care

Focus is on clinical services (i.e; disease state mgmt., medication reviews, health risk assessments)
Prescription safety prioritizing technical functions to Pharmacy Assistants when available.
Initiate care plans, follow up, and document
Collect relevant patient, drug and disease information
Identification of actual and potential drug related problems
Monitor medication adherence
Provide patient counselling for new therapy and determine patients understanding as to why they are taking the medication.
Tailor counselling to the needs and concerns of the patient i.e. literacy, hearing loss, privacy, etc.
Customer Service

Exceeds customer expectations through ROLES efficiencies
Acknowledge customers promptly and professionally
Demonstrate warmth, empathy, and compassion towards the customer
Provide superior customer service to every customer
PROfile Programs

Responsible for understanding all PROfile offerings and providing each customer with the program that meets their health needs including but not limited to:
Pill Pack Plus
Diabetes Care in Action
Autofill Plus
Health Inform
Kids Club

Adhere to and implement all applicable company standards
Other duties as required
Job Requirements

Technical Skills:
Above average communication skills (both oral and written)
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Self-directed and able to work independently to meet strict deadlines
Ability to be a team player in a fast paced environment

Education and Experience:
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
Must be a Licensed Pharmacist in the province of responsibility
Injection Certification
Previous experience in a retail and/or retail pharmacy setting preferred


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