Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 81783
Job: Health Professional/Assistant
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Juravinski Cancer Centre
Organization: JCC PHARMACY
Status: Temporary Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: Non Union Employees
Minimum Salary: 42.8700 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 54.9600
Post Date: May 29, 2020, 4:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Jun 5, 2020, 3:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

The Pharmacy Department at the Juravinski Cancer Centre effectively manages drug therapy for positive patient outcomes and is committed to oncology pharmaceutical care. Patient focused health care empowers Pharmacist participation in both retail and general oncology settings. Working toward integration with the primary care teams, this allows for maximization of the Pharmacists clinical role and provides enhanced Pharmacy Technician roles in drug distribution.

Position Summary

The Clinical Pharmacist is a member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team providing pharmaceutical care to patients in the JCC Cancer Programs. The Pharmacist reviews and assesses medication orders and works with the patient and healthcare team directly to optimize medication use, avoid medication-related problems and achieve desired patient outcomes. The Pharmacist will provide drug information, will promote evidence-based/cost effective drug therapy, will promote clinically relevant research and be involved in educational activities for students, families and staff. The pharmacist works with chemotherapy technicians to ensure safe medication practice within pharmacy. Ongoing collaboration and communication within the healthcare team and with the pharmacy team is essential.

Schedule Work Hours

Monday to Friday; days
(this position is Temporary until October 2021)


1. Licensed as a pharmacist with the Ontario College of Pharmacists
2. Baccalaureate of Science degree in Pharmacy
3. Demonstrated ability to function as an independent practitioner
4. Demonstrated communication, teaching, teamwork and evaluation skills
5. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning
6. Oncology practice experience preferred


Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement