Pharmacist - Masters

Job Details

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Number of Vacancies:
Saskatchewan Health Authority
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Employment Type:
Employment Term:
Full Time
Posting Date:
January 10, 2024
Closing Date:
January 10, 2025 17:00
Hours of Work:
Shift Information: Days
224.00 hours per 6 week rotation
Rate of Pay:
$59.917 to $69.693 (5 step range)

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager of Outpatient Pharmacy Practice the Pharmacist Masters is committed to: 1) advancement of Clinical Pharmacy Practice through the integration of knowledge and skill, 2) provision of quality, patient-focused pharmacy services and, 3) development and optimization of pharmacist directed patient care activities in a clinical area within the SHA. The incumbent is an expert pharmacist practitioner with a primary responsibility for patient care through ensuring the medication-related needs of patients and the provision of drug information to prescribers, other health care professionals and the patient are provided. The incumbent will support medication and practice-related education/training to pharmacists, pharmacy residents and pharmacy students (both graduate and undergraduate). The Pharmacist Masters serves as a liaison to other departments, hospital personnel, or external groups where required. Lead practice advancement projects as well as patient care quality and regulatory compliance initiatives designed to improve medication-use processes or pharmacy practice in their area of expertise. LEADS leadership framework, the candidate shall have demonstrated experience in: - Modelling integrity, resiliency, accountability, and reciprocity within a team. - Employing emotional intelligence when managing themselves and their professional relationships. - Addressing conflict directly and empathetically. Purposefully building partnerships and networks to create results. - Measuring and evaluating outcomes against benchmarks and course correcting as appropriate. - Successfully mobilizing knowledge to groups of professionals. - Successfully leading change in at least one of own department, facility or area.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • ASHP board certification, evidence of additional specialized competency is an asset
  • Certificate from a Canadian Pharmacy Residency Board (CPRB), an accredited Pharmacy Residency Program or equivalent experience.
  • Master's Degree in Pharmacy
  • Membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacy (CSHP) is an asset.
  • Membership with the Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan (PAS) is an asset
  • Registered or eligible for registration and licensed with the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals (SCPP)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to accept and implement change
  • Ability to assist other pharmacists to develop the skills to complete projects in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Articulate theory and knowledge related to pharmaceutical care.
  • Committed to professional and personal development.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify, prevent and solve drug-therapy problems.
  • Demonstrate ability to initiate, conduct and complete clinical research as a primary investigator or a collaborator.
  • Demonstrate ability to train pharmacy residents and students in a positive manner.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills with patients, their representatives and other healthcare professionals.
  • Demonstrate excellence in the provision of evidence based, expert clinical pharmacist care.
  • Demonstrate the ability to mentor adult learners.
  • Integrate clinical knowledge and experience into activities to enhance patient care as it relates to drug therapy.
  • Possess strong priority management skills and ability to coordinate complex initiatives to ensure timely completion of activities.
  • Require minimum supervision to accomplish tasks in a timely manner.

Other Information
  • Field Hours
  • Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement. HSAS seniority within the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be considered under the Selection Criteria.

Additional Information

Field Hours 224 hours of work in a 6 week period with 2 ADRS (bank days). Preference for this position will be given to HSAS member in accordance with the term and condition of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement. HSAS seniority within the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be considered under the Selection Criteria. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) requires a criminal record check (CRC) from every potential SHA team member. The CRC must be dated within the past six (6) months and be satisfactory to the SHA. A vulnerable sector check (VSC) is required for individuals providing patient/resident/client care to vulnerable persons. Internal candidates may be required to provide a CRC and/or VSC during the recruitment and selection process. We work together to improve our health and well-being. Every day. For everyone. The SHA is committed to building a representative, diverse, inclusive and culturally responsive workforce. We are committed to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action. We work in the spirit of truth and reconciliation acknowledging Saskatchewan as the traditional territory of First Nations and Metis people.
Expected Start Date: January 22, 2024
FTE®: 1.00
This posting will remain Open until Filled.

Organization & Community

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Saskatchewan Health Authority
Prince Albert

Community Description

Prince Albert is the 3rd largest city in Saskatchewan with a population of 39,737. Located in the broad valley of the North Saskatchewan River, near the geographical center of the province where the agricultural prairie of the south and the rich forest belt of the north meet. Highways 2, 11, 55, 302 and 3 all connect in Prince Albert. Within an hour’s drive, you will enjoy lakes, golf courses, ski trails, great fishing, hunting and other recreational opportunities. There is a vibrant arts community in Prince Albert and an Arts Centre that attracts numerous local and national events. There is sports center with an indoor soccer pitch, walking track, gym, climbing wall and gymnasium. PA is home to the WHL Raiders hockey team which practices and has games at the Art Hauser Centre. There is a gymnastic club, swim team, various dance studios and numerous city/community leagues for the sport enthusiast. There is a ski/snowboard hill and many cross country ski trails (some lite at night) at Little Red, a municipal park just outside of Prince Albert with numerous hiking/biking trails. There is no shortage of things to enjoy and do in and around Prince Albert.