2000001497 - Pharmacist

Hospital Oshawa Lakeridge Health

OPSEU

LAKERIDGE HEALTH

PHARMACIST
CORPORATE PHARMACY SERVICES
TEMPORARY PART TIME
8 HOUR; DAYS/WEEKENDS (subject to change)
LAKERIDGE HEALTH BOWMANVILLE & PORT PERRY
SALARY: $42.43 - $55.79 per hour

OPSEU-2000001497

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Pharmacist is responsible for meeting the medication related needs of patients which will include resolving and preventing drug related problems. The principle responsibilities include working with patients and the healthcare team to provide direct patient care, participating in patient education, facilitating medication reconciliation activities, teaching of students, providing education to nursing and medical staff, and supporting the drug distribution system.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Current registration in good standing with the Ontario College of Pharmacists in Part A of the register;
Practical knowledge of pharmacology, current best practice clinical guidelines, and ability to interpret lab values
Strong clinical assessment skills in identifying and solving drug related problems;
Excellent medication counseling skills;
Demonstrated ability to research and provide drug information effectively to patients and other members of the multidisciplinary team;
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interprofessional team;
Demonstrated effective interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills;
Proven ability to exercise independent judgement and to assess situations and problems efficiently and effectively;
Previous hospital experience desired;
Must have a satisfactory performance record;
Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health’s comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service in this area; and
Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining the same standard.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:


The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and OPSEU Local 348.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.

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