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Pharmacist
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01231173
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Department:KGH PHARMACISTS
Reports To:PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$40.90 - $51.00
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:As of April 1, the wage range for this position is $41.71-$52.02

Position Summary

We are seeking casual Pharmacists to join our Kelowna General Hospital Pharmacy Team; candidates who wish to work at the leading edge of healthcare and advance their careers.

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.

As a staff Pharmacist you will provide distribution pharmacy services by performing duties such as:
• Interpreting medication orders/prescriptions, assessing prescriptions for therapeutic suitability and ensuring that medications are efficiently and accurately dispensed and/or compounded, labeled and that dispensing records are complete.
• Communicate with physicians, patients, and/or other health care team members for prescription clarification and problem resolution.
• Provide instructions on proper use/administration, storage and/or disposal, and possible side effects of prescribed and self-selected medications.
• Participate in the collection of data for medication use evaluation projects; implementation of dispensary based medication safety initiatives, and quality control activities.
• Contributes to internal publications and participates in clinical drug trials in accordance with established standards and procedures.

Join our team as we build clinical pharmacy practice across Interior Health through innovation, progression, and dedication! At Interior Health we provide room-to-grow and the opportunity to make a significant, personal contribution to the lives of others. If you seek the peace and tranquility of rural living, you’ll find it within the beautiful, natural setting of the Interior of British Columbia!

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
• Educational opportunities
• Interdisciplinary environments where patients are at the centre of care
• A balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire

This is a casual opportunity so hours are not guaranteed but will fall between 0 and 37.5 hours per week.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.
 
Qualifications

• Current registration as a Pharmacist with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia
• Active membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists is encouraged.

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