Click here to apply as an internal applicant. Req ID: 150479
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Western Zone, Queens General Hospital
Department: PHAR Pharmacy Clinical QGH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT ( 50% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: CUPE Healthcare Position
Posting Closing Date: 15-Mar-23
Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.
Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.About The Opportunity
Reporting to the Manager, Pharmacy Services, the Pharmacist works within an inter-professional and collaborative team to deliver holistic, comprehensive, healthcare services in a patient-centered environment. The Pharmacist has accountability and responsibility for the procurement and dispensing of medications, as well as their safe and effective use by patients, the prevention of disease and the promotion of health and wellness and independent prescribing within collaborative practices. The Pharmacist provides information about the optimal use of medications and promotes the cost effectiveness of medications through evidence based decision making. Further, pharmacists contribute to the knowledge base of drug information by partaking in practice based research initiatives, and promoting evidence based practice or services through drug use evaluation.
The Pharmacist ensures that the principles and practices that guide Nova Scotia Health such as the vision, mission, values, expected behaviours, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and inter-professional collaboration are integrated within the support that is provided by the work that they do and through the messages they deliver.About You
We would love to hear from you if you have the following:
- Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
- Eligible for licensure with the Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists
- Two (2) years recent related experience an asset
- Completion of a hospital residency program an asset
- Member of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists an asset
- Computer proficiency
- Knowledge of pharmacokinetics relevant to area of practice/populations served
- Demonstrated accountability
- Demonstrated judgement and decision making skills
- Strong client focus and ability to build solid client/practitioner relationships
- Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills
- Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
- Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
- Demonstrated leadership abilities
- Demonstrated planning, organization and time management skills
- Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health
- Travel may be required
- Competencies in other languages asset; French preferred
Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.Hours
Compensation and Incentives
- Permanent, Part-Time (50%) Position; 37.5 Hours Bi-weekly
$42.19 - $51.43 Hourly
Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.Once You've Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.
Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.
Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify. Follow Us!