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Float Pharmacist

Date: 22-Jan-2023

Location: Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8V 4T4

Company: Sobeys

Requisition ID:  170159 

Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 

Job Category:  Retail - Pharmacy 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time

 

Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: British Columbia  

City: Victoria

Location: 9454 James Bay Thrifty Pharmacy 

Postal Code: V8V 4T4 

 

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. 

 

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.

 

*WAGE $48 AND UP DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE*

*$5,000 SIGNING BONUS*

*RETENTION BONUS FOR 1-2 YEARS OF COMMITMENT*

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

 

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

 

At Sobeys, communities across Canada continue to look to us to provide a safe, trusted essential service. Accordingly, all employees in Pharmacy are required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or, if unable to be vaccinated, provide proof of a minimum of 3 negative rapid test results per week. If successful in your application you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or agree to rapid testing prior to acceptance of the role.

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.