Pharmacist – Medicine (Clinical Teaching Unit) Job at Trillium Health Partners – Mississauga, ON

Job Description:
Position: Pharmacist – Medicine (Clinical Teaching Unit)

File #: 2021-23445

Status: Permanent Full-Time (x1)

Dept/Program: Pharmacy

Site: Credit Valley Hospital

Hours of Work/Shifts: Available to work all shifts

Posted: September 30, 2021

Internal Deadline: October 7, 2021

Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community – patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan – quality, access and sustainability – anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients – inside and outside the hospital.

At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Clinical Manager of Pharmacy Services you will be an integral member of the Pharmacy team and be accountable for the pharmacotherapy for patients to ensure optimal patient care is achieved. You will be evaluating evidence-based medicine to support your recommendations and to develop improvement strategies for drug utilization.

Key Qualifications:
Baccalaureate Degree in Pharmacy or Pharm D

Licensed in Ontario to practice pharmacy

Completion of hospital pharmacy residency or equivalent experience is an asset

Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational, communication, documentation and critical thinking skills

Experience in providing exceptional patient centred care

Experience in hospital pharmacy systems and distribution systems are an asset.

Past experience or a keen interest in teaching and research activities is an asset

Relevant clinical experience preferred

Ability to work in a fast paced environment both independently and cooperatively with the team

Demonstrated self-directed learning and continuing education

Positive attitude, flexibility to adapt to changing organization needs and accountability

Responsibilities Include:
Provision of comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients

Clinical care of patients in comprehensive clinical programs including warfarin dosing, IV to PO, aminoglycoside and vancomycin dosing.

Use of Pharmacists’ clinical scope of practice as per THP’s Policy and Procedure to optimize patient care

In collaboration with other clinical pharmacists deliver appropriate teaching to pharmacy residents and pharmacy students

Participatie in pharmacy case presentations, Pharmacy Education Rounds, journal clubs, case discussions and research projects

Drug distribution responsibilities.

Collaborate with physicians, nurses and allied health team members to provide optimized patient care

Other duties as assigned including the ability to potentially work at all Trillium Health Partners sites

Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.

To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca

Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage. To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About the Company

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Company Location:  Mississauga, ON

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