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Clinical Consultant Pharmacist - MediSystem

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation

Date: Jul 4, 2014

Location: Full Time, ON, CA

Job Title: Clinical Consultant Pharmacist - MediSystem

Post Date: 07 / 03 / 2014

Location:

Regular / Temporary: Regular

City:

Position Type: Full Time

Province: ON

Requisition Number: 1042005

Store Number: 6031-MDI

JOB DESCRIPTION:

About the Role:
The Clinical Pharmacist is an extended member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team supporting appropriate medication use to residents in long-term care homes and retirement homes. The Clinical Pharmacist works with the healthcare team to review medication use to identify medication-related problems and to achieve desired resident outcomes. The Pharmacist will provide drug information, be involved in educational activities for healthcare staff, and promote resident safety.

Key Responsibilities:
* Conduct Resident Medication Assessments on an annual and quarterly basis
* Ensure nursing and retirement home processes and documentation meet regulatory compliance
* Complete and evaluate medication utilization metrics
* Assist with the development of facility medication policies and procedures
* Ensure regular scheduled visits are made to all assigned facilities
* Complete regular documentation of clinical work, to ensure full compliance with industry regulations and government legislation
* Assist in development and implementation of industry leading clinical pharmacy service
* Maintain ongoing collaboration and communication within the healthcare team and with the pharmacy team to develop strong partnerships
* Complete Medication reconciliation on admission and re-admission to the homes
* Be an integral member of and work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary health care team, including committee participation.
* Review the medication management system and support safe medication practices within the facilities.
* Actively educate and act as a resource for the nursing and medical staff as well as the residents and their families as it pertains to medication use and the medication system.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Insured and currently licensed with the Ontario College of Pharmacist (Part A), in good standing
* Clinical and Geriatric pharmacy experience
* Proven relationship management and interpersonal skills to allow to develop strong partnerships with clients
* A history of being a continuous learner where the skills and knowledge have been developed to be a respected pharmacy professional
* Excellent presentation skills
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* Effective organization, planning, and time management skills
* Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (CGP) preferred
* Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Hospital pharmacy experience or Long Term Care pharmacy background is preferred
* Must have access to a reliable means of transportation, as travel to various locations is required

WORK HOURS:

37.5 hours per week

ADDITIONAL POSITION DETAILS:

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