Pharmacist, CPAK

Shoppers Drug Mart - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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150 - 8518 Glenlyon Parkway, Burnaby, British Columbia, V5J 0B6

Take ownership and find more ways to care about our local store owners in a career at Shoppers Drug Mart Central Office / Store Support. Provide great service, specific expertise and actionable advice to support Associate-Owners and their staff in delivering the best health, beauty and convenience services to Canadians.

Why this role is important?

Pharmacist, Compliance Pack Shared Service (CPAK)

Location: Burnaby, BC

CPAK is a division of Shoppers that prepares the medication packs that are distributed at the stores to patients. This centralized production of these packs enables the pharmacist and team at Shoppers Drug Mart locations to spend their time focusing on what is important – the patient! Working with the team, you will be responsible to ensure that the prepared CPAKs are accurate and prepared in a timely manner. We pride ourselves in having awesome team spirit!

We have a great benefits package, Shoppers Drug Mart discount, Goodlife gym discount, RRSP/Pension plans and Employee share ownership plan!

Shoppers Drug Mart was acquired by Loblaw in 2014, the largest employer in Canada – making your career opportunities within our larger organization - endless!

Our Pharmacy team at our Central office is drives the strategy and service planning for our store pharmacies, to ensure our patients get the best and most innovative services to help them with their healthcare needs.

We help ensure Shoppers remains a leader in retail pharmacy, innovating new product and service offerings on a national and provincial stage, setting strategy, taking smart risks and responsibility for our recommendations, and getting things done.

We are hiring a Pharmacist, Compliance Pack Shared Service. Reporting directly to the Pharmacy Manager, CPAK, the incumbent will be responsible to ensure that the prepared CPAKs are accurate and prepared in a timely manner.

What you will do:
Conduct product verification on all CPAKs prepared to ensure accuracy and completeness of all prescription orders prior to delivery
Manage facility in the absence of the Pharmacy Manager
Provide strong effective leadership to a team of Pharmacy Assistants and Registered Pharmacy Technicians
Lead and motivate the team to achieve operational/performance goals for the site and aid in development of organizational talent
Positively communicate business processes, vision and strategy to all employees
Assist in the development, implementation and execution of new projects and/or programs
Perform Quality Assurance to meet business needs
CPAK Production
Operate and maintain the Synmed® Automated Dispensing equipment used to generate and produce weekly compliance packs for SDM stores
Ensure that the Synmed® machines have the correct and necessary supply of medication within the dispensing unit to prepare the compliance packs
Clean and maintain the Synmed® equipment when necessary to ensure optimal performance
Ensure proper storage, handling, disposal of drugs and return to stock procedure in accordance with SOPs
Inventory control and management using MMS
Receiving orders in a timely manner

What you will need:
A minimum of 1-2 year of continuous work experience as a Pharmacist in a pharmacy environment (Long Term Care, Hospital or Retail)
Experience with high volume filling environments an asset
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
Attention to detail
Team player and leadership skills
Must be able to complete work with minimum supervision


Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?

Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through SDMU.

Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.

How You’ll Succeed:
At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. , we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

Employment Type:
Full time

Type of Role:

Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

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