Are you looking for a place to showcase your clinical hospital pharmaceutical skills? We have the perfect opportunity for a Clinical Pharmacist to join our team!
Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
Who are we?
We are a collaboration of four premier health employers Fraser Health, Provincial Health Services, Providence and Vancouver Coastal health. We provide an integrated approach to pharmaceutical care and service excellence for our clients. We are committed to investing in your professional development in creating an environment where you can advance your career.
This is a Relief Full Time opportunity based out of Burnaby Hospital located in Burnaby, BC. This relief role is available until May 2023 or until return of incumbent.
Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.
Here’s what we have for you:
Our pharmacy team always aspires to improve and achieve the best possible care for our patients and improve their quality of life.
We aim to build an environment where you love the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. From the financial advisor handling our health care resources, to the IT professional enabling life-saving data, to the nurse and physician on the front line of patient care, everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces.
Apply now to join our diverse team.
ONE TEAM, BEST PHARMACY CARE, BETTER LIVES
The Clinical Pharmacist provides clinical pharmacy services including individualization of patient medication therapy; patient medication counselling; consultation with physicians, nurses and other health care providers to develop and discuss therapeutic plans and assistance in the development of drug therapy guidelines for individual disease conditions.
Provides support to the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee by preparing written summaries and recommendations on drug usage; contributes items such as case studies and articles for submission to professional journals; acts as department resource person in the assigned area of responsibility; participates in medication use evaluations and clinical drug trials; provides instruction and/or supervision to pharmacy students and residents.
Additionally, the Clinical Pharmacist performs drug distribution duties including processing prescriptions by reviewing prescribed medication therapy; validating prescriptions; identifying safety concerns; contacting the subscriber and/or the health care team to resolve discrepancies or problems; documenting discussions or modifications to the medication therapy and dispensing medications.
Current registration as a Pharmacist with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.
Completion of an accredited Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
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