Job title: Pharmacist I – Ambulatory Care Peritoneal Dialysis

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:
The Pharmacist I will play a key role in providing quality healthcare and will have opportunity to learn and grow within an inter-professional team supporting Alberta Kidney Care North. The ambulatory role will provide care to patients in the Peritoneal Dialysis program at the West End Kidney Center in Edmonton. The pharmacist will perform comprehensive medication reviews to identify, resolve and prevent medication-related problems. This is accomplished through collaborating with members of the health care team, including the patient and/or their caregivers, to formulate a medication treatment plan and work to optimize patient outcomes. Duties include selecting, initiating, modifying, or administering medication therapy, monitoring the patient’s response to therapy, and documenting all direct patient care activities. Provision of verbal and/or written education to patients as well as coordination and integration of medication therapy management services is also an expectation. Support for home hemodialysis patients in the North may also be required. In addition to this role, the pharmacist is responsible for providing drug information, education and potential research activities for the Alberta Kidney Care North program. Mentorship and student precepting will be an expectation.
As a Pharmacist I, you will be responsible for the safe, effective and efficient preparation and distribution of pharmaceutical services. You will manage medication therapy for patients, both initially and on an ongoing basis. In addition, you will provide assessment, intervention and resolution of potential or actual drug-related problems and oversee activities related to compounding and packaging.

  • Classification: Pharmacist I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Unit and Program: Inpatient Pharmacy
  • Primary Location: U of A Stollery Childrens Hos
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 21-FEB-2024
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 25-MAR-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $54.69
  • Maximum Salary: $62.88
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Pharmacy (ACP). Additional Required Qualifications:
Additional Prescribing Authorization (APA). Recent direct patient care experience and demonstrated ability to work to full scope of practice including but not limited to APA and laboratory ordering. The candidate must be self-directed, well organized and capable of making decisions while working independently. Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have a clear focus on self-directed learning and continuing education. Preferred Qualifications:
Completion of a Canadian accredited pharmacy residency program or a post-graduate clinical pharmacy degree, e.g. PharmD. Active membership with the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP). Pharmacy related experience in a hospital setting or in direct patient care providing comprehensive medication management services. Previous experience in nephrology, transplant or internal medicine areas. Minimum 2 years Clinical Pharmacist experience within the last three years.
Please note:
All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.
Security Screening:
A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.
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Location: Edmonton, AB

Job date: Sat, 10 Feb 2024 00:08:42 GMT

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