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Pharmacist – Portage La Prairie

Pharmacist – Portage La Prairie

Are you a Pharmacist looking for full time and / or part-time work? Interested in working with a great team in a community pharmacy? Locally owned and operated we have a strong clinical practice and excellent patient relationships. Come join a fun and exciting team in a growing pharmacy that is heavily involved in the community.

Pharmasave Portage La Prairie 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.

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-5:30pm Monday through Friday, 10am-2pm Saturday, and closed Sunday.

Note: Closed closed from 1-2 for lunch.


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
  • Minor Ailments Prescribing
  • Interest in Pharmaceutical Compounding


  • Licensed and in good standing
  • OAT Certification
  • Injection Certification
  • Good communication skills (both oral and written)

What We Provide:

  • A unique practice experience and work-life balance
  • Extended health benefits
  • Staff discount


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 Pharmacist, Caitlin Giercke, 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: November 7, 2023

Closing Date: Open Until Position is Filled

Where:           308 Saskatchewan Ave. E   Portage la Prairie, MB   R1N 0K8


Pharmasave Portage la Prairie

308 E. Saskatchewan Ave
Portage la Prairie
R1N 0K8  MB

(204) 239-6923
General Fax:
(204) 239-7014

Caitlin Giercke

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