Pharmacist

Position Summary

We are seeking Pharmacist to join our casual pool at Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH). If you are looking to work at the leading edge of healthcare and advance your career then this is the role for you.

Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Penticton Regional Hospital is a 155-bed Acute Care facility in the beautiful South Okanagan of BC and is responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to surrounding population of approximately 90,000 people.

As a staff Pharmacist, you will provide distribution pharmacy services by performing duties such as:
• Interpreting medication orders/prescriptions, assessing prescriptions for therapeutic suitability and ensuring that medications are efficiently and accurately dispensed and/or compounded, labeled and that dispensing records are complete.
• Communicate with physicians, patients, and/or other health care team members for prescription clarification and problem resolution.
• Provide instructions on proper use/administration, storage and/or disposal, and possible side effects of prescribed and self-selected medications.
• Participate in the collection of data for medication use evaluation projects; implementation of dispensary based medication safety initiatives, and quality control activities.
• Contribute to internal publications and participates in clinical drug trials in accordance with established standards and procedures.

Join our team as we build clinical pharmacy practice across Interior Health through innovation, progression, and dedication! At Interior Health we provide room-to-grow and the opportunity to make a significant, personal contribution to the lives of others. If you seek the peace and tranquility of rural living, you’ll find it within the beautiful, natural setting of the Interior of British Columbia!

We Offer:
• A work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical pharmacy skills
• Access to many clinical resources, including clinical pharmacy specialist support for all pharmacists
• Educational opportunities
• Interdisciplinary environments where patients are at the centre of care
• A balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire

Shift types are days and shift times are from 07:30 to 15:30, 08:00 to 16:00 and 09:00 to 17:00 hours. This is a casual opportunity so hours are not guaranteed but will fall between 0 and 37.5 hours per week.

Qualifications

• Current registration as a Pharmacist with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia
• Active membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists is encouraged.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01719492

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH PHARMACISTS

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$43.40 - $54.25

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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