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Staff Pharmacist - Specialty Pharmacy

Apply Job ID JR0077017 Date posted 10/21/2022

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by Health Canada, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

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.

The pharmacist supervises the daily activities of pharmacy technicians/assistants as delegated by the pharmacist manager.


  • In collaboration with the pharmacy manager, the pharmacist ensures the operation of the Pharmacy is in compliance with applicable provincial and federal regulation, standards of practice, code of ethics and regulatory practice directives and policies. 

  • Participates in processing drug and prescription orders using automated technology and manual assembly when necessary.

  • Assists pharmacy personnel and actively participates in drug order inquiries regarding stock and tracking issues.

  • Assists the pharmacy staff and participates in sorting drug and prescription orders to ensure delivery to proper locations and assists with receiving products from the wholesaler.

  • Conducts inventory counts.

  • Assists with the orientation and training of new pharmacy personnel.

  • Maintains effective communication and working relationship with clients at all levels of the organization and business contacts.

  • Performs other duties and special projects as requested.

  • Verifies drug and prescription orders using computer screens/barcodes and visual means.

  • Assists the pharmacy manager with daily operations of the Pharmacy.

  • Participates with the maintenance of a continuous quality assurance program.

  • Responsible for production quality. Documents all information required, i.e., production and verification records for quality control purposes.

  • Assists the pharmacy staff, as needed, to assure productivity and operational efficiencies are achieved.

  • Demonstrates sound judgment in accordance with the professional standards and guidelines issued by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba and other relevant professional guidelines and standards.

  • Competently performs the duties of a registered pharmacist as required.

  • Participates in quality, self-review activities to improve personal performance.

  • Adheres to quality, operational and productivity standards.

  • Demonstrates and promotes compliance with all program specific performance metrics.


  • A minimum undergraduate degree in Pharmacy with 2 years of experience in a pharmacy setting.

  • In compliance with all applicable laws pertaining to the practice of pharmacy and is licensed with the Manitoba College of Pharmacists.

  • Knowledge of 3rd party billing.

  • Excellent leadership skills.

  • The ability to plan, co-ordinate, direct and evaluate operational activities in a complex and busy environment.

  • Consistently acts in a professional manner and serves as a role model for staff.

  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to set priorities and creatively solve problems.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated success in working effectively and collaboratively within a team environment.

  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, continually changing and results-oriented environment.

  • Ability to identify and resolve problems.

  • Exceptional attention to detail

*Pharmacy hours are Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm*


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