Staff Pharmacist - Tri - Multi Site

November 24 2022
Industries Education, Training
Categories Pharmacist,
Toronto, ON

Job Posting #910168

Position: Staff Pharmacist

Site: Toronto Rehab - Multi-site

Department: Pharmacy

Reports to: Pharmacy Clinical Site Leader

Salary: $44.18 to 55.22 per hour

Hours: 37.5 hours per week; Variable shifts including on call

Status: Permanent Full-Time

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Staff Pharmacist in our Pharmacy Department.

The Energy of the City. The Rewards of a Great Career.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of ground breaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

The Staff Pharmacist will be responsible for providing patient-focused care at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI). Programs at TRI include spinal cord injury rehab at Lyndhurst Centre; complex continuing care, low tolerance long-term duration rehab, geriatric and dialysis rehab, and special care unit at Bickle Centre; neuro rehab, musculoskeletal and transplant rehab, and specialized dementia rehab at University Centre. Pharmacist responsibilities will include medication reconciliation; identifying, preventing, and resolving drug therapy problems; the development and maintenance of care plans; therapeutic drug monitoring; order verification; follow-up of medication incidents; responding to drug information questions; and patient and staff education. The pharmacist will work closely with other pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and the interprofessional teams to ensure the provision of patient-centred care as well as the safe delivery and administration of medications to patients. In addition, the pharmacist will facilitate and support clinical teaching and research activities within the department, while exemplifying UHN’s values of safety, compassion, teamwork, integrity, and stewardship.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy degree or equivalent required
  • Certificate of competency from the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada required
  • Active registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (Part A) required

Experience:

  • Hospital pharmacy practice experience preferred
  • Clinical experience with patient-centered care in rehab and complex continuing care an asset
  • Hospital Pharmacy residency certificate an asset
  • Membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists an asset

Additional Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

Posted Date: November 24, 2022 Closing Date: Until Filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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