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Pharmacist

Job Information
Author ssdm364
Date December 7, 2016
Type Full Time
Company Shoppers Drug Mart
Salary 113,308 - Annual
Location Lethbridge, Alberta
Category Medical / Health
Contact Information
Contact information: Interested applicants must send a resume and cover letter to asdm2314@shoppersdrugmart.ca

Company Operating Name: Shoppers Drug Mart

Business address: 380 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 5C9

Title of Position: Pharmacist

Terms of employment: Full time; Permanent Position; 37 Hours per week.

Wage: $113,308 / year

Benefits: N/A

Work setting: Community or retail pharmacy

Job Duties:

  • Compound prescribed pharmaceutical products by calculating, measuring and mixing the quantities of drugs and other ingredients required and filling appropriate containers with correct quantity;
  • Dispense prescribed pharmaceuticals to customers, health care professionals and advise them on indications, contra-indications, adverse effects, drug interaction and dosage;
  • Ensure proper preparation, packaging, distribution and storage of vaccines, serums, biological and other drugs and pharmaceuticals;
  • Check prescriptions for proper dosage;
  • Advise customers on selection and use of non-prescription medication;
  • Check prescriptions for therapeutic accuracy;
  • Perform medication review service and administering medications by injection;
  • Recommend non-prescription medications and minor ailments;
  • Collaborate with health care professionals to meet goals of medication therapy; and
  • Ensure ordering, storage, inventory and disposal of narcotics and controlled substances as per college requirements.

Additional skills: Order and maintain stock of pharmaceutical supplies; supervise and co-ordinate the activities of other pharmacists, pharmacy assistants, pharmacy technicians and other staff.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Credentials required: Pharmacy examining Boards of Canada Certification and Licensure by Provincial or territorial authorities

Work Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year

Location of work: 380 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 5C9

Contact information: Interested applicants must send a resume and cover letter to asdm2314@shoppersdrugmart.ca. We welcome applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

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