Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC)

76 Stuart Street
Kingston, ON, K7L 2V7

Director: Dr. Veronique Briggs, PharmD
Director, Pharmacy Services

Coordinator/Contact: Bonnie Ralph, BPharm, ACPR
Phone: 613-549-6666 ext. 6897


Type: General
Focus: Advanced Practice Drug Therapy Management
Established in: 1981
# Positions: 4
App. deadline: as set by HPRFO
Starting date: usually first Monday after July 1, or early September after labour day (2 residents in July, 2 in September)
Est. stipend: $43,325 per annum. Part-time evening and weekend hours are available at pharmacist wages. No on-call.
Benefits: % in lieu of benefits
Vacation/holiday leave: 10 days
Education/conference leave: 5-10 days

Program highlights: Designed and conducted in accordance with CHPRB Accreditation Standards. Our goal is to develop competent and progressive hospital pharmacy practitioners and future leaders of the profession. Our program provides residents with experience in all aspects of hospital pharmacy practice. An individualized plan is developed for each resident at the beginning of the program which takes into consideration the resident's background and personal learning objectives. At the conclusion, the resident will be able to: work independently as a staff pharmacist, communicate effectively with patients and hospital staff, demonstrate independent thinking and problem-solving skills, provide pharmaceutical care, demonstrate basic research and/or project management skills in at least one area of pharmacy practice.

Minimum required credentials: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. Licensed or eligible for licensure with the Ontario College of Pharmacists. A completed criminal reference check/vulnerable sector search will be required prior to employment.


Type: Acute care teaching hospital
Number of beds: 469
Sites: Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario
Affiliation: University of Toronto (for residency program), Queen's University


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