Relief Pharmacist

  • Full Time
  • D3J


*Requisition ID: *179579
*Career Group: *Pharmacy Careers
*Job Category: *NPG Pharmacy Ops
*Travel Requirements: *0 – 10%
*Job Type: *Full-Time

*Country: *Canada (CA)
*Province: *Alberta
*City: *Calgary
*Location: *Sobeys Pharmacy Relief
*Postal Code: *T2E 7V8

Sobeys Inc. is a growing Canadian company. We are a market leader in grocery and pharmacy that operate under multiple banners spanning over 1500 stores in communities across the country. Our family of over 134,000 teammates and franchise affiliates are on a mission to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our teammates.
Our national pharmacy team is proudly Canadian, with pharmacies from coast to coast in our various banners.

Depending on your province you would recognize us as Sobeys, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, Lawtons Drugs or FreshCo.

*Ready to Make an impact?*

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.

*Here’s where you’ll be focusing:*

* 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

*What you have to offer:*

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

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Job Type: Full-time

* Company pension
* Dental care
* Disability insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Extended health care
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Store discount
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision care
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Monday to Friday
* Weekends as needed
Supplemental pay types:
* Retention bonus

Application question(s):
* Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
* Are you a registered Pharmacist in Alberta?
* Are you injection certified?
* Do you have APA?

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