Part Time Weekend and Evening Pharmacist

Shoppers Drug Mart / Pharmaprix - Langley, BC (30+ days ago)

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Looking for a pharmacist to join out team must be able to work until midnight and available on evenings and weekends. Preferable weekends only. 1-2 shifts per week and coverage. Pharmacist needs to be injection certified and comfortable delivering OAT. Previous Shoppers Drug Mart experience not required, would be excellent way for any pharmacist wanting to get started with SDM and on path to becoming an Associate.

REPORTING TO (title): Pharmacy Manager/Associate Owner
To manage the overall operations of the Pharmacy, including providing consultation to both
customers and health care providers, practice to full scope in providing professional services,
dispensing medication, and assisting in the maintenance of the dispensary.
Pharmacy and Customer Service

  • Acknowledge all customers approaching the Pharmacy, offer assistance promptly and in

a courteous and professional manner

  • Practice within federal/provincial, regulatory/legal requirements, provincial Code of

Ethics, Standards of Practice, and Policies, demonstrating professional integrity and
acting to uphold a high level of professional standard of practice

  • Ensure all privacy requirements are met, including customer confidentiality and consent


  • Provide counselling on prescriptions, over the counter/behind the counter products and

all health related issues, including but not limited to indications, contra-indications,
adverse effects, drug interactions and dosage

  • Practice to full extent of expanded scope with Professional Services, within your


  • Be clearly identifiable to the public
  • Ensure accuracy and appropriateness of all prescriptions dispensed
  • Communicate with other health care professionals within the circle of care to provide

optimal customer care

  • Maintain all records required in accordance with legislation, standards of practice, and

policy, i.e. customer records, narcotic and controlled drug records

  • Promote health and wellness and educate customers and as appropriate, engage with

customers both in and outside the store through community events, clinics etc.

  • Provide timely and positive resolutions to customer needs and requests from other

healthcare providers

  • Promote Pharmacy campaigns, programs and services as appropriate

Workflow and Inventory Management

  • Control access to the dispensary with respect to inventory and patient confidentiality
  • Review and maintain Workflow Queues on a daily basis
  • Regular review of ‘will call’ bins, in accordance with established Standard Operating


  • Review of stock to identify expired inventory
  • Oversight of current stock levels and medication orders from wholesaler
  • Ensure all requirements for documentation and control of substances under the

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Regulations are met and reporting to Health
Canada and regulatory bodies as necessary is completed

  • Ensure proper preparation, packaging, distribution and storage of all inventory including

those that require special handling and training, these could include but are not limited
to vaccines, serums, biological and other drugs and pharmaceuticals

  • Ensure entry/pickup workstations, counselling/waiting areas, and work islands reflect an

appropriate image of the Pharmacy

  • Ensure inventory is placed in appropriate areas
  • At shift change, communicate all outstanding issues to corresponding team members
  • Ensure all Pharmacy team members are in compliance with the uniform policy
  • Involvement with financial reports as appropriate
  • Identify and report business-building opportunities, both internally and externally, and

action where appropriate

  • Read and action store communications on in-store web
  • File incident reports when any customer or staff medication or privacy incidents occur

(actual, and near-misses)
Leadership & Supervision

  • Ensure pharmacy team works cohesively to complete necessary activities
  • Support ongoing training for all Pharmacy team members

Education & Professional Licensing

  • Valid license to practice in the province

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

  • Independent thinking and decision making - makes decisions when dealing with issues

or problems

  • Plan, coordinate and delegate assignments and provide coaching to Pharmacy


  • Proven ability to drive and build the business, lead by example and support enterprise


  • Prioritize activities quickly in response to changing initiatives
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to providing exceptional customer service
  • Superior customer relations skills and a strong sense of professionalism
  • Strong problem-solving skills including experience formulating and executing action


  • Strong personal computing skills and knowledge of Pharmacy systems a definite asset
  • Ensure all Health & Safety procedures are followed to provide a healthy and safe work

environment for all colleagues

  • Complete mandatory training and voluntary continuing education workshops, as needed

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal
functions and duties as required for proper evaluation of the job and shall not be construed as a
detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent


  • Pharmacy (Required)