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Clinical Pharmacist

Abbotsford, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

We have an exciting Relief Full Time opportunity as a Clinical Pharmacist within our Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services located at Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Centre in Abbotsford, B.C. and Mission Memorial Hospital, in Mission BC; where you can showcase your clinical pharmacy skills!

Get to know Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services!

We are a collaboration of four premier health employers Fraser Health, Provincial Health Services, Providence and Vancouver Coastal Health. We provide an integrated approach to pharmaceutical care and service excellence to patients, residents and clients. We are committed to investing in your professional development and in creating an environment where you can advance your career.

As a Clinical Pharmacist you will be providing the following services to your patients:
    •Direct patient care: Communicate with patients and the health care team to determine goals of therapy and collect information; identify drug related issues; formulate and implement a pharmacy care plan and monitor outcomes; provide medication information and care transition •Use your pharmacotherapy knowledge to respond to drug information requests and assist in the development of drug therapy guidelines •Follow, maintain and reinforce medication use policies and processes to ensure proper and safe dosing, storage, handling, dispensing, and/or administration of medications and compounded sterile products •Participates in process improvements to ensure compliance with adverse drug reaction and medication error reporting programs, implements safety mechanisms, and continually assesses patient safety during transitions of care •Contribute to published literature on evidence-based pharmacotherapy. •Provide preceptorship and supervision to pharmacy students and residents •Verify medication orders, ensuring they are safe and effective for patients.

To join our team you have:
    •Current registration as a Pharmacist with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia •Completion of an accredited Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program •Effective verbal and written communication skills

Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Centre is a 300 bed acute care and 264 bed long term care community facility operated by Fraser Health and the BC Cancer Agency. You would also be working at Mission Memorial Hospital, which has 65 acute care and 200 long term care beds. This pharmacy department will afford you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization, collaborating with professionals to improve patient outcomes.

We offer a competitive salary package which includes comprehensive health benefits coverage.