Pharmacist

  • Company:
    University Health Network
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    18 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

JOB POSTING #866797
Position:
Staff Pharmacist
Site:
Toronto General Hospital
Department:
Pharmacy
Reports to:
Pharmacy Clinical Site Leader
Hours:
37.5 hours per week; variable shifts
Salary/Rate:
$41.81 – $52.27 per hour
Status:
Permanent Full-time – Float Pharmacist
POSITION:
The PHARMACIST provides comprehensive pharmacy services to patients admitted to the Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network. As a member of the patient care team, the principal responsibilities include: performing medication reconciliation and review of all doctors’ medication orders for appropriateness; identify, resolve and prevent drug therapy problems with the patient and health care team; monitor drug therapy for effectiveness, toxicity and adherence to evidence based medicine/guidelines; follow-up on medication incidents and promote safe medication practices on the unit; respond to drug information questions; patient education; facilitate discharge reconciliation; provide direct and/or functional supervision of technician staff. In addition, you will facilitate and support clinical teaching and research activities within the department, while exemplifying UHN’s values of safety, compassion, teamwork, integrity, and stewardship.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Possess a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
Certificate of competency from the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada required.
Active registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (Part A) required.
Experience:
Hospital pharmacy practice experience with patient-centered care in cardiology.
Pharmacy residency an asset.
Membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists and/or other professional societies an asset.
Additional Skills/Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
POSTED DATE: November 12, 2020
CLOSING DATE: Until filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known
when contacted.