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Pharmacist – Part Time

Are you a Pharmacist looking for flexible 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 Third Street (Nanaimo) is hiring a part-time pharmacist, available alternating weekdays and weekends.

Our mission at Third Street’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.

Our hours of operation are 9am-6pm on weekdays, 10am-4pm on Saturdays and 10am-2pm on Sundays. 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

Qualifications and Personal Requirements
• Proof of current pharmacist licensure in good standing from the applicable provincial College
• Continued professional competency through ongoing participation in professional development activities
• Professional attitude and the ability to communicate well with customers, co-workers, suppliers, and other members of the healthcare community
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment


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 Jai at

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

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