JOB DESCRIPTION: Key responsibilities of a Shoppers Drug Mart Pharmacist include:
•checking prescriptions for accuracy,
•counseling on prescription medications,
•health management consulting,
•participation in SDM programs including cognitive/enhanced services as these programs may evolve over time and as required by the business,
•collaboration with pharmacy assistant to accurately dispense prescription medications.
•Bachelor of Pharmacy, •License to practice in the province seeking employment; •superior interpersonal skills; •strong verbal and written communication skills; •commitment to providing exceptional customer service; •computer proficiency.
WORK HOURS: Flex schedule - some weekends and evenings
ADDITIONAL POSITION DETAILS:
We are located at 382 Main Street in Steinbach Manitoba approximately 40 minutes SE of Winnipeg. Steinbach is a multicultural city of approximately 16000 people with a trading area of well over 50,000. Our store has been operational as a Shoppers Drug Mart in Steinbach for over 31 years and is a Large Format version. Our hours of operation are 8am-12 Midnight Mon through Saturday, Closed Sundays. We are OPEN most holidays with the exception of Good Friday and Christmas Day or unless a holiday falls on a Sunday.
Our pharmacy is a busy part of our business with a staff of 17 Pharmacy Assistants and 7 Pharmacists. A unique part of our business is that we also operate the Bethesda Hospital Pharmacy on a contract basis with staff working in the hospital facility. This opens the opportunity for some of our staff to broaden their expertise and experience working at both locations. The hospital pharmacy provides service to about 80 in-patients, offers out-patient Rx pickup and handles the Chemo IV Admixture needs of our local Cancer Care Centre.
The main store pharmacy supports in addition to our regular patients, currently 1 Long Term Care site and many Group Homes. The pharmacist shifts are usually 9 hours maximum and can take part during the days, evenings till midnight and of course Saturdays and holidays. We have pharmacy assistant support till 11pm on weekdays and till 10pm on Saturdays. We also utilize the position of a regulated technician helping our pharmacists to excel in the area of expanded services such as prescribing, injections, Travel Health, and Rx Renewals. Consideration is given to candidates who are Injection Certified and hold ability to prescribe for Self-Limiting Ailments including Smoking Cessation. This position may be somewhat flexible in available hours from 28-36 per week.
I look forward to connecting with you regarding our current pharmacist need.
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