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

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Job Number: 80071
Job: Health Professional/Assistant
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Hamilton General Hospital
Organization: PHARMACY
Status: Regular Part-time
Hours per week: 22.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: Non Union Employees
Minimum Salary: 42.8700 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 54.9600
Post Date: Jan 16, 2020, 5:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Jan 23, 2020, 4:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

Hamilton Health Sciences Pharmacy department is committed to Pharmacy Excellence. The Pharmacist promotes evidence-based/cost effective drug therapy, provides drug information, participates in quality improvement activities and promotes clinically relevant research. Pharmacists will be at times required to mentor Pharmacy residents, students, and interns. Being an integral member of the Pharmacy team, the Pharmacist has a comprehensive understanding of the drug distribution system and participates in processes that ensure safe medication practices (e.g. computerized order entry, medication reconciliation). In addition, Pharmacists are required to participate in Pharmacy related activities (e.g. committees, review of order sets) and duties as assigned.

Position Summary

The Pharmacist is a member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team that provides pharmaceutical care to patients at Hamilton Health Sciences. The Pharmacist reviews and assesses medication therapies and works with the patient and the healthcare team directly to optimize medication use and minimize medication-related problems to achieve desired patient outcomes. This work may be performed on individual clinical units, or may be across multiple units to support the medication system needs of the site.

Schedule Work Hours

Days, Evenings, Weekends, Statutory Holidays, Over-Night On-Call


1. Licensed or eligible for license by the Ontario College of Pharmacists Part A of the Registry
2. Baccalaureate of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree
3. Demonstrated computer skills including pharmacy systems, word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail systems
4. Demonstrated ability to function as an independent practitioner
5. Demonstrated innovation and project leadership skills
6. Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning
7. Demonstrated excellence in independent practice, teamwork, change management, teaching, problem-solving and communication skills
8. Relevant clinical experience in hospital preferred
9. Hospital Pharmacy Residency 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