Pharmacist

Position Summary

Looking to work on the leading edge of healthcare and advance your career? Join our amazing Pharmacy team at Shuswap Lake General Hospital.

We are seeking casual Pharmacists to join our Shuswap Lake General Hospital Pharmacy Team in Salmon Arm, B.C.

Hours are rotating days from 08:00 – 16:00, 07:00 – 15:00

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.

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.
• Contributes to internal publications and participates in clinical drug trials in accordance with established standards and procedures.

The Shuswap Lake General Hospital is a Level 2 Community Hospital in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap health service area. Located in Salmon Arm, between Kamloops and Revelstoke, the hospital offers services including surgical, inpatient, obstetrics and 24 hour emergency.

Salmon Arm is a fantastic community to live in and has a great balance between retiree’s and new young families. All of our Interior Health sites are connected through our regional PACS System (Picture Archive and Communication System) and integrated into our single Electronic Health Records, providing real-time patient histories anywhere within Interior Health.

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

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

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.

**Out of province applicants can find out how to register in B.C. by going to CPBC https://www.bcpharmacists.org/

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 #:

01720757

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL

Location:

Revelstoke

Department:

SLH PHARMACISTS

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$43.40 - $54.25

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Share this posting

Search for Related Jobs


* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT