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Pharmacist

Requisition ID:  170802 

Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 

Job Category:  Retail - Pharmacy 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time

 

Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia  

City: Glace Bay

Location: 0136 Glace Bay Lawtons 

Postal Code: B1A 3C6 

 

Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  

 

A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 

 

All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

Overview

A new innovative offering from Sobeys Pharmacy/ Lawtons Drugs / Foodland Pharmacy - Nova Scotia 

The Pharmacist led Walk-In Clinic Pharmacist is responsible for providing enhanced clinical pharmacy services as well as other standard pharmacy services. The Pharmacist will at this clinic will collaborate with the dispensary to provide seamless pharmacy care and support the team in achieving departmental excellence in the areas of patient focused care, customer service, workflow efficiencies, and pharmacy programs. The Pharmacist will take a lead in pharmacy operations at the clinic, while reporting directly to the pharmacy manager. The Pharmacist will also provide guidance and supervision to Pharmacy Administration Assistants and will ensure that all patients are offered and receive quality professional services. Actively contributes to an environment of employee and customer engagement. The Pharmacist will also be an active lead in promoting and contributing to health services being provided in the local community and company. 

Job Description

Patient Focused Care

  • Focus is on clinical services (i.e; chronic disease state mgmt., medication reviews, health risk assessments, minor ailments)
  • Prescription safety prioritizing technical functions to Pharmacy Assistants when available.
  • Initiate care plans, follow up, and document
  • Collect relevant patient, drug and disease information
  • Identification of actual and potential drug related problems
  • Monitor medication adherence
  • Provide patient counselling for new therapy and determine patients understanding as to why they are taking the medication.
  • Tailor counselling to the needs and concerns of the patient i.e. literacy, hearing loss, privacy, etc.


Customer Service

  • Exceeds customer expectations
  • Acknowledge customers promptly and professionally
  • Demonstrate warmth, empathy, and compassion towards the customer
  • Provide superior customer service to every customer


Other

  • Adhere to and implement all applicable company standards
  • The pharmacist must have knowledge to be able to assess and prescribe for all the minor ailments as well as knowledgeable on various chronic disease states in a timely and efficiently fashion. Appendix F of the NSCP Prescribing Standards enables a PHC to collaborate with primacy care practitioners and pharmacist at this clinic will be practicing to that model. 
  • Candidates must be willing to go into the community and hospitals to build relationships and collaborate with medical practitioners and explain/demonstrate the value of pharmacists in collaborative health care. 
  • Candidates must be able to connect with direct pay patients to explain the value of the service provided. 
  • Candidates must be willing to take on further training to demonstrate complete competency in the services provided. 
  • Candidates must be passionate about clinical care and able to accept critique from other HCP as we evolve this new type of clinic. 
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements

Technical Skills:

  • Above average communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-directed and able to work independently to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to be a team player in a fast paced environment


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
  • Must be a Licensed Pharmacist in the province of responsibility
  • Injection Certification
  • Previous experience in a retail and/or retail pharmacy setting preferred

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

 

 

While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

 

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.