Pharmacist, Island Health



Pharmacist, Island Health 

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Are you looking to grow your career in a diverse clinical setting? Island Health is seeking pharmacists who want to showcase their knowledge, skills, and abilities in a dynamic environment.

Come join our patient-focused pharmacy team who are compassionate and dedicated to providing a high level of service to our clients, whether they are in hospital, long-term care, or community-based settings.

Island Health provides health and care services to more than 885,000 people on Vancouver Island, the islands in the Salish Sea and the Johnstone Strait, and mainland communities north of Powell River. With more than 30,000 health care professionals, including more than 3,000 doctors, nurse practitioners midwives and dentists that make up our Medical Staff – as well as 1,000 volunteers, and the dedicated support of 12 foundations and 19 active auxiliaries, Island Health delivers a broad range of health services, including: public health services, primary health care, home and community care, mental health and substance use services, acute care in hospitals, and much more across a huge and  geographically diverse region.

Opportunities are available across Vancouver Island in every setting that you can imagine! To name a few:

Kwakwaka'wakw Territory:
  • Alert Bay, Port Alice, Port Hardy, and Port McNeill - Make up the Mt. Waddington region with pristine and rugged landscapes with rich cultural, wildlife and recreational experiences waiting to be discovered.
  • Campbell River - Dubbed the "salmon capital of the world", this seaside town surrounded by hiking and biking trails that challenge your sense of adventure.
  • Comox Valley - This is the place to ski and golf in one day. Situated between the Strathcona Provincial Park and the Straight of Georgia, this is an ideal spot to raise a family.

Coast Salish Territory:

  • Salt Spring Island - A laid back, close-knit community flourishing with artisans and spectacular ocean scenery.
  • Nanaimo - Located on central Vancouver Island, this harbour city is a convenient access point to the mainland. Head to the beach and watch the cruise ships pass.
  • Victoria - A vibrant urban centre with an abundance of recreational and cultural opportunities.Cowichan Valley - Easy access to Victoria and Nanaimo. This region boasts award winning wineries, thriving farmlands and year round markets.

Nuu-chah-nulth Territory:

  • Port Alberni - A prized fishing and water sports destination in the heard of the island. Port Alberni is the gateway to Tofino, a world-recognized destination.
  • Tofino - A world-recognized destination for surfing and a storm watching hot spot. Famous for old growth rain forests and long stretches of pristine beaches.


Education, Training and Experience:

  • Licensed by, or eligible for licensing by the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia. 
  • Completion of an Accredited Pharmacy Residency or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Regular full-time, part-time, temporary, and casual positions are available. Take the next step and apply for your dream job - a Talent Acquisition Specialist will be in touch with you shortly. Relocation assistance may be available for eligible positions. We welcome applicants with provisional registration to apply.

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