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Pharmacist, Central Pharmacy Services-3

Shoppers Drug Mart

Shoppers Drug Mart

Mississauga, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Referred applicants must not apply directly to this role. All referred applicants must use their unique referral link generated when they are referred by an existing colleague.


1685 Tech Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, L4W 0A7

At Shoppers Drug Mart, we’re innovating health and wellness in Canada. From prescriptions to walk-in clinics, and a beloved loyalty program, we’re caring and supporting our customers in new ways every day.
With more than 1,300 locally owned and operated stores from coast to coast, the Shoppers Drug Mart network is more than a great place to shop, it’s a great place to work. We’re committed to building our talented team who champion collaboration, kindness and inclusivity. Join our team, and help recognize a healthy future for your career and for all Canadians.

Why this role is important?

Length of Contract: 9 Months

Basic Function:

The Central Pharmacy Services (CPS) Pharmacist will utilize their professional skills and communication abilities in support of one or more programs.

Nature and Scope:

In support of program operations, the Pharmacist will be required to work individually or in a team environment. Most programs will require supporting retail pharmacies with workflow, or communication with patients and providers, and require strict adherence to program standard operating procedures.

What you will do:

  • Successfully complete all required program training and testing

  • Convey a positive company image when communicating with patients, providers or pharmacies and within the workplace at all times

  • Support retail pharmacies with workflow including data and clinical verification of prescriptions

  • Consult with patients regarding drug therapy, helping to provide medication information and resolve drug therapy problems through various communication modalities including chat and phone

  • Data entry of clinical and non-clinical information into application databases

  • Achievement of specific quality goals related to adherence to standard operating procedures

  • Provide leadership and support to team members and ensure adherence to program procedures and compliance with all legal requirements and standards of pharmacy practice

  • Provide ongoing feedback to management regarding program operations and potential improvements to quality, efficiency, and overall program performance

  • Maintains patient confidentiality in all interactions including handling of prescriptions, volume of voice, shredding of documents, and the attainment of patient consent

  • Practice within legal requirements and ethical principles, and demonstrate professional integrity and acting to uphold professional standard of practice

  • Perform additional duties including supporting additional CPS programs, such as central fill programs CPAK and Vial, based on workload and business needs

What you will need:

  • Insured and currently licensed with the Ontario College of Pharmacist (Part A), in good standing

  • Experience with HealthWATCH system

  • Exceptional written communication skills and verbal skills

  • Strong quality orientation, attention to detail, and the ability to learn and adhere to compliance/audit requirements

  • Proficient in data entry, and the use of Windows-based programs

  • Maintains high ethical standards

  • Commitment to providing exceptional customer service

  • Qualified to counsel patients verbally and written in English; Bilingual (English and French) is preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as licensed, practicing pharmacist is preferred

  • Flexible to work a variety of shifts including nights and weekends

Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?

Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through Academy.

Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.

How You’ll Succeed:

At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

Employment Type:

Full time

Type of Role:

Temporary with Benefits (Fixed Term)

Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

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