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Job Details

Pharmacist

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by iPharmacy

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $60.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 14, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

iPharmacy

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

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

Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Community Pharmacist and Hospital Pharmacist Specific Skills

  • 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

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

Nov 14, 2020

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 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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