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Relief Pharmacist - Thunder Bay

Requisition ID:  172088 

Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 

Job Category:  NPG Pharmacy Ops 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time

Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario  

City: Thunder Bay

Location: Floater-Northern Ontario 

Postal Code: P7B 2Z3 

 

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

 

The Float Pharmacist will provide pharmacy services and support to customers, medical practitioners and other retail pharmacies working shifts scheduled by the Relief Coordinator. Responsible to work within assigned territory (reliable transportation required) achieving excellence in the areas of patient focused care, customer service, workflow efficiencies, and professional clinical services. Actively contribute to a positive and productive work environment.

Job Description

 

  • Focus is on clinical services (i.e; disease state mgmt., medication reviews, health risk assessments)
  • Prescription safety prioritizing technical functions to Pharmacy Assistants when available.
  • Initiate care plans, follow up, and document
  • Coach pharmacy students and Pharmacy Assistants (if applicable)
  • 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.
  • Acknowledge customers promptly and professionally
  • Demonstrate warmth, empathy, and compassion towards the customer
  • Provide superior customer service to every customer

Job Requirements

 

  • 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

We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

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.