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Consultant Pharmacist - Ltc /12 week term - Get Hired Fast Toronto

Lawton Drugs

Lawton Drugs Toronto Canada

1 month ago

We are on the lookout for a brilliant Consultant Pharmacist - Ltc *12 week term to join our stellar team at Lawton Drugs in Bedford, NS.
Growing your career as a Full Time Consultant Pharmacist - Ltc *12 week term is a fantastic opportunity to develop productive skills.
If you are strong in planning, creativity and have the right drive for the job, then apply for the position of Consultant Pharmacist - Ltc *12 week term at Lawton Drugs today!

Requisition ID: 173138

Career Group: Pharmacy Careers

Job Category: Retail - Pharmacy

Travel Requirements: 30 - 40%

Job Type: Full-Time

Country: Canada (CA)

Province: Nova Scotia

City: Bedford

Location: 2553 MillCove NursingHome S LawtonsPharm

Postal Code: B4A 1A9

Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities... and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.

A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.

All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.


The Consultant Pharmacist is responsible for providing pharmacy services to contracted continuing care facilities, customers and medical practitioners. The Consultant Pharmacist will play a key role in achieving departmental excellence in the areas of patient focused care, customer service, workflow efficiencies, corporate pharmacy programs and contractual requirements of continuing care facilities based on corporate agreements. The Pharmacist will also provide guidance and supervision to Pharmacy Students, Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Assistants. The Pharmacist will ensure that all patients are offered and receive professional clinical services. The Pharmacist will occasionally be on site at the continuing care facilities for many different reasons. The Consultant Pharmacists provide education for nursing staff and complete audits on stat boxes supplies (provided by the pharmacy), antibiotic use, antipsychotic use, wound care. Consultants provide quarterly reports to the continuing are facility administration, as well as reviews all medication errors related to their facilities. Actively contributes to an environment of employee and customer engagement.

This is a dedicated Long-Term Care professional office environment. Candidates will be required to have a working vehicle and ability to travel to Nursing Home locations up to 1.5 hours away.

NOTE: This is a 12 weeks term role.

Job Description

Customer Offering

Exceed customer expectations

Acknowledge customers promptly and professionally

Demonstrate warmth, empathy and compassion towards the customer

Provide superior customer service to every customer

Participate on contracted facility committees as per contractual obligations

Patient Focused Care

Provision of clinical services focused on continuing care contractual obligations (i.e. disease state management, medication reviews, full scope of practice, reporting, after-hours emergency service)

The consultant pharmacist sits on committees, does biannual medication reviews as part of a team with nurses, physicians, and NPs. The consultant pharmacists provide education for nursing staff and complete audits on stat boxes supplies (provided by the pharmacy), antibiotic use, antipsychotic use, wound care. Consultants provide quarterly reports to the continuing are facility administration, as well as reviews all medication errors related to their facilities.

Ensure prescription safety prioritizing technical functions to Pharmacy Technicians and Assistants as required

Initiate care plans, follow up and proper documentation

Collect relevant patient, drug and disease information

Identification of actual and potential drug related problems

Monitor medication adherence

Provide patient counselling for new therapy and provide education to patients/caregivers

Tailor counselling to the needs and concerns of the patient (i.e. literacy, hearing loss, privacy, etc.)

Corporate Pharmacy Service Programs

Responsible for understanding all Corporate Pharmacy Services offerings and providing each customer with the program that meets their health care needs


Other duties as required

Job Requirements

Technical Skills


Above average communication skills (oral and written)

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Team player committed to customer service excellence

Self-directed and able to work independently to meet strict deadlines


Knowledge of MS Office Suite

Experience with Kroll

Educational and Working Experience


Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from a recognized institution

Must be a licensed pharmacist in the province of responsibility

Injection certification


Professional Doctorate Degree in Pharmacy

Additional certifications (i.e. Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Advanced Prescribing Authority)

Previous experience as continuing care consultant pharmacist is asset

We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.

Benefits of working as a Consultant Pharmacist - Ltc *12 week term in Bedford, NS:

● Excellent benefits
● Company offers career progression opportunities
● Attractive package
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