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Job Details

Community Pharmacist

Employer

Value Drug Mart

Date Posted

June 13, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Lac La Biche, AB
  • Earnings $50.00 to $55.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 13, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Value Drug Mart

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

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

Experience an asset

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

  • Bondable
  • Eligible for professional liability insurance
  • Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • 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

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Community Pharmacist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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 About Interests

Learn More

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