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Pharmacy Program
Temporary, Full Time
Hours75 hours bi-weekly
SalaryCG-41 ($36.32 - $42.83 per hour)
Competition NumberGENERAL159
Posted Date7 January 2020
Closing Date31 December 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
Eastern Health's Pharmacy Department is seeking a motivated professional to fill a Clinical Pharmacist IE position. The position will require involvement in both drug distribution activities and clinical services. Specifically, this would involve working in an interdisciplinary team setting to optimize patient outcomes by enhancing the efficacy and safety of pharmacotherapy. The Clinical Pharmacist will be required to effectively manage multi-disease states and complex pharmacotherapy regimens. As a teaching facility, the Clinical Pharmacist will be a preceptor to Pharmacy students and will provide on-going pharmacotherapy education to a variety of health care professionals and students both informally and through formal presentations. Participation in committees and relevant working groups may be required. There is an expectation that the Clinical Pharmacist will be on-call and will provide relief to other areas as needed.

This position maintains accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for Pharmacy for integrity and professional practice issues.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally lifts objects less than 10 lbs.
Regularly stands or walks when performing activities.
Constantly uses fine finger/precision work using hand tools; visual concentration is required to read and interpret drug orders, calculate dosages, ensure medications are dispensed properly, read clinical studies, drug monographs, patient specific laboratory results, and to inspect and check drug amounts/preparations.
A high level of alertness and concentration is required to do this work.
There is lack of control over the work pace and works under tight time pressures.
Regularly prepares compounds or dispenses toxic drugs, IV mixtures, etc., and when performing this activity is constantly exposed to hazardous chemicals.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from a recognized School of Pharmacy is required.
Current licensure and in good standing with the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board is required.
Authorized for opioid dependence treatment is required.
Authorized by the NLPB to prescribe drug therapy is required.
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree is an asset.
Completion of a hospital residency program is an asset.
Previous hospital pharmacy experience is an asset.
Demonstrated specialized clinical pharmacy services as defined by the site such as pharmacokinetic/therapeutic drug evaluations/monitoring and anticoagulation assessment/monitoring.
Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data to problem-solve and make decisions effectively.
Demonstrated critical thinking, problem solving and decision making using a systems approach.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary environment and provide clinical consultation.
Ability to work autonomously prioritizing patient needs.
Demonstrated effective communication, both verbally and in writing with co-workers, patients and their families.
Exhibited strong written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to deliver/facilitate effective presentations.
Possessed proven analytical, collaboration and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to provide direction, supervision, mentorship and training to Pharmacy Technicians/students and Pharmacy students.
Proven ability to assume professional responsibility for safe, ethical and effective practice.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.