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The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is actively recruiting for a Clinical Editor on a 9-month term to join our Digital Solutions department.

We are a fully remote workforce and are looking for someone who is able to be fully productive, efficient and effective in a remote environment.

Job Summary:

Clinical editors are responsible for researching, developing, and writing scientific and clinical content for CPhA publications, print and electronic; editing and assuring quality of content to conform with best available evidence.

Duties and Tasks:
• Evaluates and monitors the quality of CPhA publications with the aim of improving content, format, accuracy, efficiency, and currency.
• Creates drug and therapeutic content according to the best available evidence.
• Maintains awareness of current therapeutic and clinical practice issues by reading medical/pharmacy journals and participating in professional development.
• Acts as content expert consultant for technical development... of products or internal processes.
• Participates in regular project, pharmacist, editor and publication meetings reporting on project, content, editorial and professional issues.
• Coordinates development of content.
• Researches and validates the content of the topics while preserving the scientific integrity of the data.
• Establishes and maintains communication/correspondence with a diverse group of experts.
• Initiates, coordinates, and maintains all documentation systems for communications related to responsibilities.
• Specializes in therapeutic areas in consultation with the Editor-in-Chief.

Other Duties:
• Reviews, evaluates, and applies judgment for various intradepartmental activities and publications.
• Participates at various professional and public relations functions (e.g., meetings and conferences) on behalf of CPhA.
• Represents Digital Solutions on other committees as assigned.
• Participates in training of new employees.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Editor-in-Chief.

NOTE: This job description describes the general nature and level of the assignments required by this position. This is not a completely exhaustive list of duties; additional related duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• Takes ownership of individual chapters and monographs. Signs off on the work of the Scientific Editor, Assistant Editors and Pharmacy Students.


• Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Editors, Scientific Editors, Editorial Managers, Information Technologists, Assistant Editors,

VP – Digital Transformation & Chief Information Officer, Graphic Artists, Product Managers.

• Physician and pharmacist authors, expert reviewers, Editorial Advisory Committee members, Health Canada.


• Bachelor or Doctor degree in Pharmacy, Pharmacist, licensed in a Canadian province.

• At least 3 years of clinical and/or drug information experience.

• Awareness of current practice issues.
• Awareness of reliable sources of print and electronic drug and therapeutic information.
• Ability to research and evaluate medical and scientific information.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Editorial skills.
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Knowledge of computers and hand-held devices.
• Fluency in English.
• Ability to display a commitment to and advocate for diversity and inclusion.

Asset Skills
• Bilingualism (English and French)
• Residency in Hospital Pharmacy
• Residency in Drug Information
• Advanced Degree in Pharmacy

Salary Range
• $72,000 - $84,000 (pro-rated for 0.8 FTE, 4 days/week).

Why CPhA:
• The work we do makes a difference in people’s lives.
• We’re a group of people who are passionate about the health and well-being of all. We take our work seriously, but we still take time to share a good laugh.
• We care about your health and well-being. CPhA pays for your medical/dental benefits, Employee Assistance Plan and provides regular wellness sessions and resources
• We care about your financial health. CPhA provides a pension plan with matching contributions and access to a financial advisor.
• We care about your work-life balance. CPhA offers generous paid time off and our office is closed between Christmas and New Years.

How to Apply:
• If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, we invite you to present your resume, in confidence, to careers@pharmacists.ca.
• If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources.
• While we appreciate all interested applicants, only those individuals who are legally permitted to work in Canada will be considered.
• At the Canadian Pharmacists Association, we recognize, value and celebrate diversity, inclusion and equity. Our Diversity & Inclusion Framework is embedded in all our processes, policies and employee initiatives.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 9 months

Work Location: Remote


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