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Hiring Organization
Loblaw Companies Limited
Post Name Pharmacist
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or Pharmacology
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary CAD 48 To CAD 49 Per Hour
Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5K 2T7

Job Description

At Loblaw, we help millions of Canadians get through their best days, worst days, celebration days, and every day. Through our innovation and quality products, we’re here for our friends, neighbors, family members, and colleagues. We succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us.

We’re looking for adaptable people who are thrilled to join us in our goal of helping Canadians Live Life Well®. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong. We promote leaders at every level and support our people to follow their passion.

SUMMARY:

To manage the overall operations of the Pharmacy, including providing consultation to both customers and health care providers, practice to full scope in providing professional services, dispensing medication, and assisting in the maintenance of the dispensary.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  
Pharmacy and Customer Service

  • Acknowledge all customers approaching the Pharmacy, and offer assistance promptly and in a courteous and professional manner
  • Practice within federal/provincial, regulatory/legal requirements, provincial Code of Ethics, Standards of •  Practice, and Policies, demonstrating professional integrity and acting to uphold a high level of professional standard of practice  
  • Ensure all privacy requirements are met, including customer confidentiality and consent management
  • Provide counseling on prescriptions, over-the-counter/behind-the-counter products, and all health-related issues, including but not limited to indications, contra-indications, adverse effects, drug interactions, and dosage
  • Practice to the full extent of expanded scope with Professional Services, within your capability
  • Be clearly identifiable to the public
  • Ensure accuracy and appropriateness of all prescriptions dispensed  
  • Communicate with other health care professionals within the circle of care to provide optimal customer care
  • Maintain all records required in accordance with legislation, standards of practice, and policy, i.e. customer records, narcotic and controlled drug records
  • Promote health and wellness and educate customers and as appropriate, engage with customers both in and outside the store through community events, clinics, etc.
  • Provide timely and positive resolutions to customer needs and requests from other healthcare providers
  • Promote Pharmacy campaigns, programs, and services as appropriate

Workflow and Inventory Management

  • Control access to the dispensary with respect to inventory and patient confidentiality
  • Review and maintain Workflow Queues on a daily basis
  • Regular review of ‘will call’ bins, in accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures
  • Review of stock to identify expired inventory
  • Oversight of current stock levels and medication orders from a wholesaler
  • Ensure all requirements for documentation and control of substances under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Regulations are met and reporting to Health Canada and regulatory bodies as necessary are completed
  • Ensure proper preparation, packaging, distribution, and storage of all inventory including those that require special handling and training, these could include but are not limited to vaccines, serums, biological and other drugs, and pharmaceuticals

Operations

  • Ensure entry/pickup workstations, counseling/waiting areas, and work islands reflect an appropriate image of the Pharmacy
  • Ensure inventory is placed in appropriate areas
  • At shift change, communicate all outstanding issues to corresponding team members
  • Ensure all Pharmacy team members are in compliance with the uniform policy
  • Involvement with financial reports as appropriate
  • Identify and report business-building opportunities, both internally and externally, and action where appropriate
  • Read and action store communications on in-store web
  • File incident reports when any customer or staff medication or privacy incidents occur (actual, and near-misses)

Leadership & Supervision

  • Ensure the pharmacy team works cohesively to complete necessary activities  
  • Support ongoing training for all Pharmacy team members

Education & Professional Licensing

  • Valid license to practice in the province  

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

  • Independent thinking and decision making – make decisions when dealing with issues or problems  
  • Plan, coordinate and delegate assignments and provide coaching to Pharmacy colleagues
  • Proven ability to drive and build the business, lead by example, and support enterprise programs
  • Prioritize activities quickly in response to changing initiatives
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to providing exceptional customer service
  • Superior customer relations skills and a strong sense of professionalism
  • Strong problem-solving skills including experience formulating and executing action plans
  • Strong personal computing skills and knowledge of Pharmacy systems a definite asset
  • Ensure all Health & Safety procedures are followed to provide a healthy and safe work environment for all colleagues
  • Complete mandatory training and voluntary continuing education workshops, as needed

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions and duties as required for proper evaluation of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. 

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Loblaw is committed to sustainability by sourcing products with integrity and making a positive difference in the community. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect, and Excellence – guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture.

We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits – these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.

Employment Type:

Full time

Type of Role:

Regular

We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates, and customers.

Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs to be known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.    

Please Note:  

Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.

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