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Pharmacist

Are you a Pharmacist looking for flexible full or part time work? Interested in working with a small team in a community pharmacy offering patient centered care and professional services? Are you hoping to have a great work-life balance while enjoying an enriching professional practice?

Pharmasave Pitt Meadows is hiring a full-time and part-time pharmacist.

We are a busy community pharmacy attached to a medical clinic in Pitt Meadows and a Care Connect authorized pharmacy.
Our mission at Pitt Meadow’s Pharmasave is to offer exceptional patient centered care in an inclusive and professional pharmacy. Our priority is the health and wellness of our patients and are committed to the full scope of the clinical practice of pharmacy.

We are looking for a pharmacist who is very comfortable with Kroll and has excellent customer service.

Our hours of operation are 9am-5pm on weekdays, 9-2 on Saturday. This allows our team members to always be home for dinner and spend quality weekend time with friends and family.

Pharmacy Specifics:
• Kroll pharmacy software
• Opportunity to practice to full scope (injections, minor ailments assessments and prescribing, medication reviews, chronic disease management, immunizations etc.)
• Pharmacy assistant team members

Key Responsibilities:
• Review, compound and dispense prescriptions.
• Provide counselling on prescriptions, pharmaceutical products and all health-related issues, including but not limited to drug interactions, side effects, dosage and proper medication storage.
• Provide timely and positive resolution to patient’s needs and medical professionals’ requests/issues.
• Provide specialized services to help patients manage conditions such as diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation, or high blood pressure.
• Perform or oversee the performance of packaging, labelling, measuring, compounding, storing, charging, and recording medications used in patient care.
• Review prescriptions for appropriateness of therapy to determine ingredients needed and to ensure correct dosage.
• Demonstrate professional integrity and acting to uphold a high level of professional standard of practice.

 

Professional Responsibilities:

Patient Focused Care
• Focus is on clinical services – medication reviews, injection services, practicing to full scope of practice
• Prescription safety prioritizing technical functions to Pharmacy Assistant 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

Customer Service
• Greet customers and patients promptly and professionally
• Demonstrate warmth, empathy, and compassion towards the patient and customer
• Provide superior customer service to every person that enters Pitt Meadows Pharmasave

Technical Skills
• Above average communication skills (both oral and written)
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Self-directed and able to work independently
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Education and Experience
• Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from a recognized institution
• Must be a Licensed Pharmacist in British Columbia
• Injection Certification
• At least two (2) years of experience working in a community pharmacy
• Knowledge of the KROLL Pharmacy Computer system is an asset

Pharmacist position specifics:
• Salary of $45/ hour
• Comfortable and professional working environment
• Support for lifelong learning and professional certifications

This position is available immediately.

With over 800 stores across the country, Pharmasave is one of Canada’s leading independent pharmacy and drugstore retailers. Since being founded in 1981, Pharmasave has focused on building a national platform of community-based retail outlets designed to provide customers with exceptional service, products and advice.
Each Pharmasave store operates independently to serve its individual community, which ensures both programs and services tailored to the needs of customers and a commitment to helping all customers. Live Well With Pharmasave, Canada’s community pharmacy.

If you are interested in joining our Pharmasave team, you are invited to submit your resume in confidence to Karam at pharmasavepittmeadows@gmail.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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