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Job Details

Community Pharmacist

Employer

2009231 AB Ltd.

Date Posted

November 12, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Wembley, AB
  • Earnings $54.00 to $64.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 12, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

2009231 AB Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BSc/BPharm [Canada])

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Pharmacy Examining Boards of Canada Certification
  • Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities
  • Certification for drug administration by injection and intranasal route

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Order and maintain stock of pharmaceutical supplies
  • Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of other pharmacists, pharmacy assistants, pharmacy technicians and other staff

Work Setting

Community or retail pharmacy

Security and Safety

  • Immunization records
  • Eligible for professional liability insurance
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

Willing to relocate

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Community Pharmacist and Hospital Pharmacist Specific Skills

  • Advise customers on selection and use of non-prescription medication
  • Check prescriptions for proper dosage
  • Compound prescribed pharmaceutical products by calculating, measuring and mixing the quantities of drugs and other ingredients required and filling appropriate containers with correct quantity
  • Dispense prescribed pharmaceuticals to customers or to other health care professionals and advise them on indications, contra-indications, adverse effects, drug interactions and dosage
  • Maintain medication profiles of customers including registry of poisons and narcotic and controlled drugs
  • Ensure proper preparation, packaging, distribution and storage of vaccines, serums, biologicals and other drugs and pharmaceuticals

Benefits

Other Benefits


How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 12, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Community Pharmacist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Community Pharmacists and Hospital Pharmacists
METHODICAL

Interest in precision working to dispense prescribed pharmaceuticals to customers and other health care professionals, and to ensure proper preparation, packaging, distribution and storage of vaccines, serums, biological and other drugs and pharmaceuticals; and in ordering and maintaining stock of pharmaceutical supplies

INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing pharmaceutical products; and in advising customers and health care professionals on indications, contra-indications, adverse effects, drugs interactions and dosage

DIRECTIVE

Interest in instructing and advising customers on the selection and use of non-prescription medications; may supervise and co-ordinate the activities of other pharmacists, pharmacy assistants, pharmacy technicians and other staff

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Industrial Pharmacists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing drug products by participating in basic research for the development of new drugs and formulating new drug products developed by medical researchers

METHODICAL

Interest in precision working to control the quality of drug products during production to ensure that they meet standards of potency, purity, uniformity, stability and safety

DIRECTIVE

Interest in speaking to co-ordinate clinical investigations of new drugs; in promoting pharmaceutical products to health professionals; and in evaluating labelling, packaging and advertising of drug products

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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