City : High River, Alberta
Category : Full time
Industry : Pharmacy
Employer : Shoppers Drug Mart®
Join a locally owned and operated store to help deliver health, beauty and convenience services in your community, and keep the customer at the centre of everything you do.
Why this role is important?
Shoppers Drug Mart is looking for pharmacists who are passionate about patient care and making a difference within rural communities. As a member of our team, you'll work in a dynamic environment alongside a group of like-minded professionals who share your commitment. This position offers you the chance to enhance your patient care skills in a Pharmacy Care Clinic setting, all while supporting dispensary and pharmacy workflow activities as needed.
In return, we offer: a competitive compensation package, a supportive work environment that is crucial to your success, and a healthy balance of work and play. If we haven’t sparked your interest, there are even more reasons to consider joining our team. In addition to the benefits already mentioned, we also offer:
Continuous in-house training and education
An employee discount program
A ‘LEAD’ program for pharmacists interested in becoming future Associate-Owners
Flexible scheduling options to accommodate your lifestyle
Employee benefits and matching contributions towards a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
Alberta pharmacists have the most comprehensive authority of any province or territory in Canada. Some of your day-to-day responsibilities will include:
Dispensary and pharmacy workflow activity
Patient assessments to prescribe new medications/extend existing medications
Travel Health Consultations
Chronic Disease Management via medication reviews
Administration of medications by injection
Point of Care screening/swabs
Providing lab requisitions and interpreting lab results
Collaboration with other HCPs to establish circles of care for patients
Counselling patients on prescription medication use
To be successful in this role, we require:
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
Alberta Pharmacist License
Additional Prescribing Authorization (APA) an asset
Injection Certification required
A minimum level C First Aid certification
Additional accreditations are an asset (e.g., CDE, CRE, CTH, etc.)
Knowledge of HealthWATCH® pharmacy software an asset
Superior customer relations skills and a strong sense of professionalism
Strong problem-solving skills including the experience formulating and executing action plans
If you're excited about the opportunity to work in a dynamic, driven, and supportive environment that values your skills, talents, and contributions, we'd love to welcome you aboard!
Why work in a Shoppers Drug Mart store?
Each store has an Associate-Owner, so you will work for a local business owner while having the support of a national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, flexible and varied schedules, competitive pay and online learning through Academy.
Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your patients, co-workers, customers and community.
Associate Owners in the Shoppers Drug Mart network recognize Canada's diversity as an opportunity to better serve their communities, and strive to reflect the nation’s evolving diversity in the products they sell, the people they hire, and the culture they create in their stores. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.