Pharmacy Manager - Long Term Care

Requisition ID:  179177 

Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 

Job Category:  Retail - Pharmacy 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia  

City: Sydney

Location: 0834 CB Nursing Home Lawtons Pharm 

Postal Code: B1P 1G7 


Sobeys Inc. is a growing Canadian company. We are a market leader in grocery and pharmacy that operate under multiple banners spanning over 1500 stores in communities across the country. Our family of over 134,000 teammates and franchise affiliates are on a mission to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our teammates. 

Our national pharmacy team is proudly Canadian, with pharmacies from coast to coast in our various banners. Depending on your province you would recognize us as Sobeys, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, Lawtons Drugs or FreshCo. 

Ready to Make an impact?


We are passionate about taking care of the health and well-being of individuals in the nursing homes we serve. 


You’ll lead and coach a pharmacy team that’s committed to providing exceptional patient care and exceeding the expectations of our patients and their families.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:


People Leadership:
•    Providing support and direction to Consultant Pharmacists in their roles supporting nursing homes
•    Provide education and support to nursing homes through transitions (example nursing home starting eMAR)
•    Professional judgement, decision making and commitment to a successful pharmacy team
•    Creating a coaching and development culture for all pharmacy teammates
•    Overseeing succession planning, orientation and training and performance management 
•    Communicating operational requirements/changes and vision to pharmacy teammates
•    Maintaining relationships with nursing homes we provide service to
•    Staffing the pharmacy through effective and flexible scheduling
•    Maintaining and implementing Occupational Health & Safety, and other regulatory requirements and procedures
•    Ensuring efficient operation of the business to achieve all financial targets and deliver on budgeted Key Performance Indicators
•    Managing pharmacy expenses, review, and provide feedback to Facility Manager on expenses, sales, and profitability to identify opportunities within the pharmacy
Patient Care:
•    Prescription safety prioritizing technical functions to Pharmacy Assistants and Registered Technicians
•    Initiating care plans, follow up, and completing related documentation 
•    Collecting relevant patient, drug, and disease information
•    Identifying actual and potential drug related problems
•    Working with other health care team members at nursing homes to manage patient’s medications (including prescribing)
•    Completing in depth medication reconciliations for new admissions to nursing homes
Customer Service:
•    Providing superior service and exceeding patient expectations 
•    Acknowledging patient and caregivers concerns promptly and professionally with warmth, empathy, and compassion 
•    Role modeling, coaching, and reinforcing service expectations

What you have to offer:


  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
  • Licensed Pharmacist in the province of responsibility
  • Authorization to Administer Injections
  • Management experience in a retail and/or retail pharmacy setting preferred
  • Adhere to and implement all applicable company standards


What we have to offer:


  • A competitive total compensation package that will vary by role and location
  • Flexible work life arrangements to meet your lifestyle needs 

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