Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator

Nova Scotia Health Authority - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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Req ID: 57703
Location: Central Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance - QEII
Company: NSHA
Department: 60079311 PHAR Clinical Coordinator
Type of Employment: Temporary Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Management/Non Union Bargaining Unit - Management/ Non-Union
Posting Closing Date: 20-Apr-20

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community-based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


The Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator, reporting to the Clinical Pharmacy Manager, is a key member of the pharmacy leadership team and fulfils several roles, both internally to the Pharmacy Department and externally to individual interdisciplinary teams. The Clinical Coordinator has an advanced practice role in the provision of direct patient care, functioning as a clinical pharmacy specialist within both the Pharmacy Department within their interdisciplinary teams; serves as a professional practice leader, educator, and mentor both within Nova Scotia Health Authority and externally (including Dalhousie University); develops standards of practice; conducts research; contributes to the literature and acts as a clinical resource to other institutions throughout Atlantic Canada.

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D): Minimum of two years of recent active, advanced clinical practice in an institutional environment, or formal training as an advanced practice pharmacist in a therapeutic specialty (e.g. post-Pharm.D specialty residency) is preferred or M.Sc., PhD and minimum of five years recent active, advanced clinical practice in an institutional environment is preferred.
Eligible for licensure with the Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists as an Active Practice Pharmacist.
Eligible to enter into Conditional Authority Agreements as an Advanced Practice Pharmacist under the Nova Scotia Pharmacy Act.
Eligible for cross-appointment, in the professorial stream (at level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) to the Dalhousie University College of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Professions and/or the Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine.
Advanced clinical skills – patient assessment, drug therapy assessment, drug information.
Advanced communication skills – written and verbal.
Advanced teaching skills for the purpose of teaching/mentoring– undergraduate (pharmacy, medicine) students, post-graduate students (pharmacy, medicine, nurse practitioner), pharmacy staff (direct patient care pharmacists), other health care professionals.
Advanced critical appraisal skills in review of drug literature.
Advanced research skills for the safe and ethical conduct of clinical and epidemiologic research.
Competencies in other languages an asset; French preferred
Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment
Hours of Work

Full Time Position; 75 hours biweekly

Long Assignment, ending May 21, 2021

Dates are approximate and may be subject to change

Salary Information

$45.4127 - $60.3400 hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date. Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs, as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid Registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy. Only online applications are accepted.

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