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Sr. Pharmacist

Mississauga, Canada Job ID JR0106949 Category Pharmacist Post Date Feb. 21, 2024
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McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 12 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Job Summary:

The Registered Staff Pharmacist is required to dispense prescribed pharmaceuticals and compounds and provide consultative services to both clients and health care providers in accordance with all laws and responsibilities set by the Provincial Regulatory Body and McKesson Canada.

Section A – Specific Responsibilities:

Specific Responsibilities generally include but are not limited to the following:

  • Filling, verifying, and dispensing medications accurately.

  • Provide supervision and oversight for pharmacy caseworkers, assistants, technicians, and other staff.

  • Provide appropriate pharmacist services, including patient counseling and follow-up for dispensed prescriptions as required.

  • Ensure prescription pricing is accurate and payment methods have been established.

  • Ensure prescriptions are delivered to the appropriate site as per patient request, regulation and cold chain required.

  • Providing general customer service for clients and stakeholders (i.e., Patients, Health Care Professionals, Industry Partners, etc.)

  • Adapting, renewing, and initiating prescriptions as per the Provincial College’s rules and regulations working to full scope of practice as outlined by regulatory body.

  • Provide medical information as required to patients and other healthcare professionals.

  • Adherence to all relevant guidelines including the established Standard Operating Procedures and all applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Submitting Adverse Events (AE) and Product Quality Complaints (PQC)

  • Flexibility in working overlapping shifts during operating pharmacy hours.

  • Oversees staff to ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing pharmacy.

  • Operate and promote behaviors that uphold McKesson i2Care and iLead Principles in alignment with McKesson Code of Conduct.

  • Ensure company policies and regulatory standards are at the foremost of all activities and decisions.

  • Adhere to privacy requirements

  • Monitor accounts receivable

  • Temperature monitoring

  • Complete all required training

  • Other duties as assigned.

Section B – Key Requirements:

Knowledge:

  • Bachelor or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree

  • A valid license in good standing with the applicable College of Pharmacists.

  • Professional Liability Insurance

Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of retail pharmacy practice

  • Understanding of biologics and specialty medications

  • This position requires a significant degree of self-direction and independence.

  • Possess strong working knowledge of Kroll and its capabilities.

  • Clinical expertise in major therapeutic areas required by Specialty Pharmacy Services

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills

  • Accountable and results-oriented

  • ·Team management

  • Unique medications and patient needs

  • Teamwork

  • Problem solving

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Active listening

  • Teaching

  • Patient advocacy

  • Decision making

  • Collaboration

  • MS office

Experiences:

  • Full-time employment for at least one year in a hospital or retail pharmacy setting. 

  • Bilingualism (English/French) an asset or Multilingual

  • Additional experience in clinical trials, medication reimbursement, or a regulatory environment is useful.

  • Working with various cross functional teams both internal and external

Section C – Supervision and Communication:

  • Communication: PSP, Navigation, INVIVA clinics, Medical Clinics, Pharmacy, Patients and drug plans

Section D – What you gain in the role

  • Ability to identify and tackle various drug therapy problems in a specialty pharmacy setting, in-depth knowledge of various types of specialty medications

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to supportphysical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, pleaseclick here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$84,500 - $140,800

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity employer.

The material contained herein is provided for informational purpose only. All open jobs offered by McKesson on this recruitment system are subject to specific job skill requirements. The job skill requirements, qualifications, and preferred experience are determined by a subsidiary, office or department within the company which is offering the position, and all positions are subject to local prevailing employment laws and restrictions. This would include immigration laws pertaining to work authorization requirements and any other applicable government permissions or compliance.

The materials on this site are provided without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties regarding the completeness of information contained on this site or in any referenced links. While McKesson attempts to update this site on a timely basis, the information is effective only as of the time and date of posting.

McKesson is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

The information on this site is for information purpose only and is not intended to be relied upon with legal consequence.

Current employees must apply through internal career site.

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