Manager, Pharmacy Services - Humber River Health



Manager, Pharmacy Services - Humber River Health


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Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team. At Humber River Hospital, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.

At Humber River Hospital, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care! 
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Pharmacy Services to join our Pharmacy Services team.
Reporting to the Director, Pharmacy Services, the Manager will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Pharmacy Services and will lead professional practice to ensure successful outcomes with medication use for patients. The successful incumbent is results oriented, highly motivated, self-directed and an innovative professional who values teamwork and consistently demonstrates a visionary, creative and collaborative management style.  The manager will also assist the Director and work collaboratively with the management team in providing service leadership and creating an environment of innovation and excellence.


Management of day to day human, fiscal and environmental resources that are required to provide pharmacy services to our patients in a safe, effective and efficient manner.

  • Manage processes that enable the team to deliver high quality service that meets customer needs and expectations, in particular, overseeing automation processes that facilitate the needs.
  • Facilitate the development of pharmacists and technicians to achieve advances in clinical practice standards.
  • Develop delivery of care systems and processes that enhances patient focused care, professional autonomy, accountability and collaborative practice by acting as a role model, coaching, and mentoring staff, as needed, to demonstrate a personal commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Data and information analysis of quality, utilization and outcome indicators and developing/implementing innovative action plans.
  • Manage change in a complex and ever-changing environment.
  • Participates and provides leadership in Pharmacy and Hospital Accreditations.


  • Current registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists in Part A of the register
  • Baccalaureate of Science in Pharmacy from a recognized University
  • Advance health related degree or completion of a Pharmacy Residency program an asset
  • Management experience in healthcare setting with multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstration of strong fiscal management and collaborative leadership
  • Demonstration of excellent communication, critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills within a fast paced, complex and continually changing environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional practice standards and quality standards
  • Excellent team building skills and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to development of Pharmacy professionals in an acute care environment
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Excellent presentation and computer skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities
  • Preferred Meditech, SwissLog, or Omnicell experience
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required

Why Humber? Why Now?
Humber River Health is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of Compassion, Professionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Huron Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Why? Because at Humber River Health, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.

To express your interest in this exciting opportunity the online application in confidence at

 This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

Humber River Health is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.

Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Health.
Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Hospital, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment  Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Please apply using this link: Manager Pharmacy Services in Greater Toronto Area, Ontario | Careers at CA-ON-Greater Toronto Area (
Alternatively, you can apply to competition 2024-19977 via the Humber River Health Website


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