Career Opportunities

Clinical Pharmacist

Gail's Apothecary & Compounding Pharmacy, Lethbridge

Posted: September 15, 2021 Closing Date: October 31, 2021
Contact Martie Dick
Email medrx.enterprises@gmail.com
Phone 403-329-4121
Fax 403-329-4126
Address Unit 2, 425 13th Street North
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1H 2S3

Job Description

 

Job Description – Full or Part time Pharmacist – 20 -40 hours per week

We at Gail’s Apothecary have embraced the expanded scope of practice for community pharmacists in Alberta and are seeking our next team member:

Your clinical community pharmacist duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Dispensing of prescription medications ensuring accuracy, patient care, intervention documentation and dialogue
  • Performing medication reviews and medication management services as per the provincial standards
  • Influencing creative solutions to assist patients meet their health care goals through counseling, specialty compounding options, diet, lifestyle, nutrition and supplementation
  • Working collaboratively with patients’ physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure positive drug therapy outcomes
  • Conducting immunization clinics and providing injections
  • Establishing specialized care for pain management, hormone replacement, GI disorders, dental support and even veterinary medicine through customized compounding patient specific solutions
  • Patient counseling on selection and use of non-prescription medication
  • Ensuring accurate pharmacotherapy
  • Overseeing the compounding of prescribed pharmaceutical products
  • Advising patients and health care professionals on the indications, contra-indications, adverse effects, drug interactions and dosage of medications
  • Maintaining medication profiles of customers including registry of poisons and narcotic and controlled drugs
  • Ensuring proper preparation, packaging, distribution and storage of vaccines, serums, biologicals and other drugs and pharmaceuticals.
  • Conducting health screening clinics
  • Engaging in community outreach programs
  • Applying full scope of practice as a clinical pharmacist in Alberta

Requirements:

  • Licensed and in good standing with Alberta College of Pharmacy
  • Strong sense of professionalism
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Superior patient and physician relation skills
  • Injection Certification
  • Excellent leadership and performance management skills an asset
  • Additional accreditation such as a CDE or a Geriatric Pharmacist an asset
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Working experience with Kroll Pharmacy dispensing software an asset
  • An interest in HRT counseling, thyroid disorders, and functional medicine an asset
  • Additional Prescribing Authority a definite asset but not required
  • Experience with compounding a definite asset but not required
  • New grads are welcome to apply

Compensation

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Health and Dental benefits
  • Professional license fee
  • Positive work-life balance: no evenings, no weekends or holidays.

About Gail’s Apothecary

  • We are a full service pharmacy which specializes in both sterile and non-sterile compounding, HRT, pain management, travel and injection services
  • We feature fully NAPRA compliant sterile as well as Level A,B and C non-sterile compounding facilities
  • We have served Lethbridge and area for over 20 years and have a strong reputation in the community providing prescriptions, OTC, blister packing, immunizations and injections, medication reviews, specialty HRT consulting and more

About PharmaChoice

At PharmaChoice, we see the pharmacist’s role as that of a recognized community leader, whose commitment to their patients makes them an important member of their patient’s health care team. At the core of PharmaChoice is our belief that local business is the foundation of a strong community. Today, this commitment is stronger than ever.  We exist to celebrate the independence of more than 800 locations across Canada. Each location is unique and tailored to the community it serves.

 

Become a part of Lethbridge and the Gail’s Apothecary team, please submit your resume and cover letter to: gailsapothecary@telus.net in confidence

Only those candidates short listed will be contacted. Thank you.

www.gailsapothecary.ca