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Registered Pharmacist

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Position: Registered Pharmacist Reporting To: Pharmacy – Manager Department: Pharmacy Description of position Performs direct patient care; dispenses prescription medication and educates patients. Practices to the fullest extent of the expanded scope of pharmacy practice permitted by provincial regulations. Daily tasks and responsibilities * Dispenses prescription medications and applies appropriate auxiliary labels. * Checks prescriptions and over the counter medications for therapeutic appropriateness including but not limited to drug interactions, allergies, contraindications, dose, frequency, and dosage form. * Verifies prescriptions and refills with physicians by phone as needed and takes verbal prescriptions. Selects therapeutic substitutions when appropriate. * Oversees the collection of patient medical history and maintenance of the confidential computer record. * Collaborates with other health care professionals as necessary to identify and resolve drug therapy problems. Educates patients on proper medication usage. Provides prompt and courteous patient care. Answers patient questions about over-the-counter medication and product location. Preserves patient confidentiality. * Works collaboratively with Registered Technician to ensure appropriate allocation of work tasks. * Recruits patients for and conducts health and wellness clinics and documents interventions where permitted by provincial regulations. * Adapts, extends, and modifies prescriptions as well as performs specific acts under the delegation or collaboration of a prescriber to the extent permitted by provincial regulations. * Administers medications to patients by injection where permitted by provincial regulations * Conducts full medication reviews, including but not limited to best possible medication histories and medication reconciliation and participates in medication therapy management and does patient follow-up to the extent permitted by provincial regulations * Orders and communicates laboratory tests to the extent permitted by provincial regulations. * Participates in a culture of patient safety by focusing on practices that reduce and eliminate prescription incidents as well as reporting and properly managing those incidents that do occur. * Maintains professional competence through participation in a variety of continuing education initiatives and maintains required certifications in good standing. * Follows Costco Pharmacy’s policies, systems and procedure standards. Follows safety and security procedures. * Acts as Pharmacist-In-Charge in the absence of the pharmacy manager ensuring smooth operation in the dispensary and supervises pharmacy interns and students. Non-essential functions and tasks * Assists with other assigned duties as necessary. Typical schedule * Typical shifts and days off will be discussed at the time of the interview. Qualifications (Costco-specific or industry-specific skills that candidates must possess) * Education/Training: Bachelor of Science or Doctorate of Pharmacy required. * Permits/Licenses/Certifications: Licensed Pharmacist in good standing in the province of work. * Experience: None. * Knowledge/Skills: Computer, math, patient care and member service skills required. Knowledge and talents recommended for job success NOTE: For postings in Quebec locations, candidates must be able to communicate in French (oral and written). To Apply All interested applicants should complete and forward an Internal Job Application (PR02-EE) and a resumé to their location’s Admin/HR Manager. For a posting to another location, a recommendation letter from the current Location Manager must be attached to the applicant’s request, which should include an Internal Job Application (PR02-EE), a resumé and a copy of their last evaluation. Once the candidacy is approved, the Admin/HR Manager will forward all documents to the posting location and notify the candidates. All moving and relocation costs are the responsibility of the applicant. For more job postings in your region and information please visit the eNet website on your break room computer. Apply at: https://www.costco.ca/jobs.html To meet us in person, please come and see us at the Comox Hiring and Post-Secondary Education Expo. - Free Admission - Bring Your Resume Thursday November 16, 2023 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Comox Community Centre 1855 Noel Ave., Comox, B.C. Company: Costco Salary: To Be Determined Contract: PERMANENT

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Posted
November 1, 2023
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December 1, 2023
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