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Clinical Pharmacist
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01196386
Employee Type:RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Department:KGH PHARMACISTS
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:As of Feb 1, the wage range for this position is $42.41 - $52.91

Position Summary

We are seeking Clinical Pharmacists to join our Kelowna General Hospital Pharmacy Team - candidates who wish to work at the leading edge of healthcare and advance their career!

Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is a tertiary hospital and referral centre with 400 beds, a full range of services, an adjacent cancer centre, a new state-of-the-art Centennial Building, and is the primary acute care facility in the region.

Our Clinical Pharmacist positions offer the opportunity to provide pharmaceutical care as part of a multi-disciplinary team in clinical areas including emergency medicine, critical care, general medicine, specialty medicine, general surgery, infectious diseases, cardiology, cardiac surgery, pre-surgical screening, home IV therapy, and nephrology. You will spend approximately 8 out of 12 weeks in your clinical area(s) and 4 weeks rotating into the dispensary, as well as cross-covering other clinical areas in which you have been cross-trained. Clinical areas are selected to align with your personal long-term career goals.

As the Clinical Pharmacist you will provide pharmacy services to patients in the acute care and residential care environment. As a member of a multidisciplinary team, you will assess and recommend individualized treatments and act as the primary resource for drug information, education and provide expert advice to health care professionals. Added responsibility is monitoring drug prescribing, drug distribution and drug therapy to ensure safe, effective, rational, legal and economic use of drugs.

We currently have two Temporary Full Time opportunities until the incumbents return (approximately 1 year).

Join our team as we build clinical pharmacy practice across Interior Health through innovation, progression, and dedication!

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
• Continuous educational opportunities
• Interdisciplinary environments where patients are at the centre of care
• 100 percent employer paid comprehensive benefits’ package and pension plan
• A balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
 
Qualifications

• Current licensure with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.
• Completion of a Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program or a combination of at least one year of hospital experience and advanced education courses.
• Active membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists is encouraged.

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