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Pharmacist – Part-Time

The staff Pharmacist is responsible for fulfilling the responsibilities of a Pharmacist as defined by the standards of practice in accordance with relevant federal and provincial legislation, regulatory authority policies and by-laws regarding the practice, and store policies and procedures. The Pharmacists will assist the Pharmacy Manager and act on his or her behalf during absences.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 Pharmaceutical Distribution

·       Support optimal patient care by providing and supervising friendly, professional service to all customers.

·       Perform, supervise, and review the creation and maintenance of accurate patient profiles and medication history files.

·       Perform, supervise, and review drug preparation and distribution activities.

·       Ensure that problems identified with individual prescriptions are addressed within the appropriate time frames.

·       Verify completed prescriptions for accuracy. Ensure personally filled prescriptions are cross-verified by another pharmacy team member where possible.

·       Perform, supervise, and review the accurate adjudication and sale of prescription and other purchases using the pharmacy software and point of sale (POS) systems.

·       Provide patient counseling on prescription and non-prescription medications in accordance with the standards of practice and provincial regulatory requirements.

·       Complete appropriate documentation and follow filing procedures.

·       Manage situations involving drug diversion or inappropriate use.

·       Document all medication incidents using the appropriate reporting protocols.

·       Maintain a safe productive work environment through compliance with quality control policies and procedures.

Professional Services

·       In partnership with patients and other health care providers, meet patients’ drug-related needs to achieve safe and affective patient outcomes.

·       Provide customers with education and drug information to ensure safe and effective care and to promote health.

·       Document pharmacy services rendered, course of action, and outcome achieved, as the direct result of providing professional services.

·       Act as a Pharmasave ambassador to the community through the provision of “Live Well” programs including clinics, personal health solutions, and community seminars.

·       Build professional relationships with patients, customers, other health care providers, and industry members

Administration

·       Supervise dispensary and store personnel to ensure delegated functions are carried out to meet accepted standards.

·       Comply with federal and provincial regulations along with store procedures to maintain the security of the narcotics, pharmaceuticals, and other store assets.

·       Ensure that customer confidentiality is maintained at all times in compliance with privacy legislation and professional standards.

·       Assist Store Owner and dispensary team to develop and implement a pharmacy services plan which achieves the professional and financial objectives of the dispensary.

·       Participate in staff meetings and training sessions and supervise the training of other dispensary staff as required to maintain efficient workflow within the dispensary and professional areas of the pharmacy.

·       Actively review all pharmacy communications sent to the dispensary from the Pharmasave offices and other industry organizations.

·       Promote “Live Well” programs and Pharmasave brand products to patients, customers, and other health care providers and stakeholders.

General Duties

·       Carry out any additional duties as delegated by Management.

·       Ensure all store training is completed within required time frames.

·       Maintain a professional image, including name tag, and proper grooming.

·       Follow all store opening and closing procedures.

·       Operate cash register according to store policy, verifying customer purchases and issuing receipts.

·       Assist with customer inquiries and call for assistance when needed.

·       Ensure staff and customer safety by addressing or reporting potential barriers or hazards on store property.

·       Communicate to Management any issues requiring follow up or needing attention.

Qualifications and Skills:

·       Licensed and in good standing with British Columbia College of Pharmacists

·       Excellent customer service skills and a strong sense of professionalism

·       Above average verbal and written communication skills

·       Kroll pharmacy dispensing software knowledge

If this is you, please email your resume to pharmasave25@gmail.com. We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those to be interviewed will be contacted.  We will continue to accept applications for this opportunity until the position is filled.

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