Specialty Clinical/Hospital Pharmacist

Role and Facility Information

Reporting to the Pharmacy Site Coordinator or designate and under the supervision of the Site and/or Clinical Coordinator, the Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services and pharmaceutical care for the majority of the time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Licensed by, or eligible for Licensing by, the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.

Baccalaureate degree in Pharmacy. Completion of Pharmacy Practice Residency or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ability to identify and resolve drug therapy problems.

Ability to apply clinical knowledge and make sound decisions with a minimum of supervision.

Ability to work independently, and as part of a multidisciplinary health care team.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, other health practitioners, as well as patients and family members.

Ability to communicate effectively in the Employer's primary language of business both verbally and in writing.

Ability to be self-directed, to organize and prioritize workload and to complete tasks with accuracy, precision and dependability.

Ability to teach.

Ability to operate related equipment, including utilizing a variety of standard computerized office software applications.

Ability to physically and emotionally carry out the duties of the position.

About Us

Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and provides health care and support services to over 750,000 residents on Vancouver Island, the surrounding islands and the mainland communities north of Powell River. With more than 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment.

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