Pharmacist Masters, Saskatchewan Health Authority


Pharmacist Masters, Saskatchewan Health Authority 

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Posting #: GO-00739962-1
Position #: 202421
Posted Date: February 01, 2024 17:00 CST
Closing Date: March 5, 2024 23:59 CST
Type: Permanent Full Time
City/Town: Saskatoon
Facility: Royal University Hospital
Department: Pharmaceutical Services
Expected Start Date: February 12, 2024
FTE: 1.0
Shift Information: Days
Hours of Work: In a 3 week rotation: 14 shifts of 8.00 hours
Salary or Pay Band: $59.917 to $69.693 (5 step range)
Number of Positions: 1

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Manager the Pharmacist Masters is committed to: 1) advancement of Clinical Pharmacy Practice through the integration of knowledge and skill, 2) provision of quality, patient-focused pharmacy services and, 3) development and optimization of pharmacist directed patient care activities in a clinical area within the SHA. The incumbent is an expert pharmacist practitioner with a primary responsibility for patient care through ensuring the medication-related needs of patients and the provision of drug information to prescribers, other health care professionals and thepatient are provided. The incumbent will support medication and practice-related education/training to pharmacists, pharmacy residents and pharmacy students (both graduate and undergraduate).

The Pharmacist Masters serves as a liaison to other departments, hospital personnel, or external groups where required. Lead practice advancement projects as well as patient care quality and regulatory compliance initiatives designed to improve medication-use processes or pharmacy practice in their area of expertise.

Experience:
Previous Clinical Pharmacy Experience.

Qualifications:
  • Required Qualifications
    • ASHP board certification, evidence of additional specialized competency is an asset.
    • Certificate from a Canadian Pharmacy Residency Board (CPRB) accredited Pharmacy Residency Program or equivalent experience is an asset.
    • Master's Degree in Pharmacy.
    • Membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacy (CSHP) is an asset.
    • Membership with the Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan (PAS) is an asset.
    • Registered or eligible for registration and licensed with the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals (SCPP).
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    • Ability to accept and implement change.
    • Ability to assist other pharmacists to develop the skills to complete projects in an efficient and effective manner.
    • Articulates well the theory and knowledge related to pharmaceutical care.
    • Committed to professional and personal development.
    • Demonstrate ability to identify, prevent and solve drug-therapy problems.
    • Demonstrate ability to initiate, conduct and complete clinical research as a primary investigator or a collaborator.
    • Demonstrate ability to train pharmacy residents and students in a positive manner.
    • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
    • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills with patients, their representatives and other healthcare professionals.
    • Demonstrate excellence in the provision of evidence based, expert clinical pharmacist care.
    • Demonstrate the ability to mentor adult learners.
    • Integrate clinical knowledge and experience into activities to enhance patient care as it relates to drug therapy.
    • Possess strong priority management skills and ability to coordinate complex initiatives to ensure timely completion of activities.
    • Require minimum supervision to accomplish tasks in a timely manner.
  • Other Information
    • Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement. HSAS seniority within the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be considered under the Selection Criteria.
    • Standard Hours.

Additional Text:
This position will be responsible for adult critical care pharmacy service provision in SHA Saskatoon acute care facilities.

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) requires a criminal record check (CRC) from every potential SHA team member. The CRC must be dated within the past six (6) months and be satisfactory to the SHA. A vulnerable sector check (VSC) is required for individuals providing patient/resident/client care to vulnerable persons. Internal candidates may be required to provide a CRC and/or VSC during the recruitment and selection process.

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The SHA is committed to building a representative, diverse, inclusive and culturally responsive workforce. We are committed to the Truth and
Reconciliation Calls to Action. We work in the spirit of truth and reconciliation acknowledging Saskatchewan as the traditional territory of First Nations and Metis people.

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