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Pharmacist – Victoria

Pharmacist – Esquimalt

Are you a Pharmacist looking to use your clinical skills while working in a supportive team-oriented environment? Pharmasave Esquimalt is hiring a full-time or part-time Pharmacist. Be part of a team working together in an extremely friendly and positive environment with a focus on professional services.

We are Pharmasave (Esquimalt, Hillside and Millstream), well-established and locally owned pharmacies serving the community since 1976.  We recognize that your well-being at work greatly impacts the longevity of your career, which is why we are dedicated to helping you protect this long term at our pharmacy. Our cohesive dispensary team spends time with patients to deliver quality care, as patient health and staff job satisfaction are top priorities. We empower our pharmacists to utilize their clinical skills to expand the level of care we provide and we embrace new ideas, staff feedback and encourage innovative approaches to patient care.

Our mission at 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.

Hours of operation are 9am-7pm Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm Saturday, and 10am-5pm Sunday.


Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Checking prescriptions for accuracy
  • Conduct medication reviews and other professional services
  • Collaborate with other members of the pharmacy team
  • Dispensing medications to clients, and inform them of side effects
  • Performing clinical services (medication/vaccine administration, medication reviews, prescription adaptations)
  • Providing patient counselling
  • Completing appropriate documentation
  • Other duties as required
  • Provide pharmacological information by responding to all healthcare professionals in the patient’s circle of care
  • Provide information on medication regimens including counselling on prescriptions and over the counter/behind the counter products
  • Ensure all documentation is maintained in accordance with legislation and standards of practice including narcotic and controlled drug records
  • Participate in inventory control processes ensuring accurate perpetual inventory records
  • Support the Pharmacy Management in supervision and training of support staff
  • Engage and participate in expanded scope of Professional Services ensuring patient focused services as deemed appropriate for the patient


  • Licensed and in good standing with the BC College of Pharmacists
  • Concise communicator and works well collaboratively
  • Proficient in pharmacy software systems (Kroll) and technology
  • Detail-oriented and utilizes time well

What We Provide:

  • A unique practice experience and work-life balance
  • Benefits and a staff discount
  • Competitive hourly wage, plus a quarterly recognition bonus
  • Work with an experienced team with overlapping pharmacist and assistant schedules
  • Organized and efficient dispensary workflow
  • Support to utilize your clinical skills
  • Supportive work environment where ownership is invested in your professional growth


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 ­­­­­­­­­­Maria Kwari, at

We thank all interested applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Type:      Full-time and / or Part-time

Posted Date: September 21, 2023

Closing Date: Open Until Position is Filled

Where:            1153 Esquimalt Rd.   Esquimalt, BC   V9A 3N7


Pharmasave Esquimalt Plaza

1153 Esquimalt Road
V9A 3N7  BC

(250) 388-6451
General Fax:
(250) 388-6832

Maria Kwari

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