Pharmacist I

Pharmacist I

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 10, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Community :KELOWNA
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

We are seeking casual Pharmacists to join our Kelowna General Hospital Pharmacy Team; we are looking for someone who wishes to work at the leading edge of healthcare and advance their career.

As a staff Pharmacist you will provide distribution pharmacy services by performing duties such as:

  • Interpreting medication orders/prescriptions, assessing prescriptions for therapeutic suitability and ensuring that medications are efficiently and accurately dispensed and/or compounded, labeled and that dispensing records are complete.
  • Communicate with physicians, patients, and/or other health care team members for prescription clarification and problem resolution.
  • Provide instructions on proper use/administration, storage and/or disposal, and possible side effects of prescribed and self-selected medications.
  • Participate in the collection of data for medication use evaluation projects; implementation of dispensary based medication safety initiatives, and quality control activities.
  • Contributes to internal publications and participates in clinical drug trials in accordance with established standards and procedures.

We Offer:

  • A work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical pharmacy skills
  • Access to many clinical resources, including clinical pharmacy specialist support for all pharmacists
  • Educational opportunities
  • Interdisciplinary environments where patients are at the centre of care
  • A balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire

This is a casual opportunity. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absences; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions.

Shift types are days, evenings and nights and shift times rotate from 0707:00 to 15:00, 08:00 to 16:00, 09:00 to 17:00, 12:00 to 16:00, 13:00 to 21:00, 15:00 to 23:00, 23:00 to 07:00, 11:00 to 19:00 hours.

Join our team as we build clinical pharmacy practice across Interior Health through innovation, progression, and dedication!

At Interior Health we provide room-to-grow and the opportunity to make a significant, personal contribution to the lives of others. If you seek the peace and tranquility of rural living, you’ll find it within the beautiful, natural setting of the Interior of British Columbia!


Education, Training and Experience:

  • Current registration as a Pharmacist with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia
  • Active membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists is encouraged.
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