Clinical Pharmacist

Organization Name
Health For All FHT (Markham)
Position
Clinical Pharmacist
FTE Type
seeking 2 part-time or 1 full-time pharmacist
Address

379 Church Street, #202
Markham ON L6B 0T1
Canada

Closing date

The Health for All Family Health Team and The Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit (of the University of Toronto) Clinical Pharmacist works with an inter-professional team to provide pharmaceutical care by optimizing medication therapy. The Pharmacist also participates in clinic-wide programs and initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the Smoking Cessation (Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation and CAMH STOP study program) and 7-days Post-Discharge Program
  • Participate as a clinical team member in the development and delivery of clinic programs including but not limited to Complex Care, Diabetes, and Choosing Wisely
  • Perform medication reviews to identify and resolve drug therapy problems by working collaboratively with prescribers and patients
  • Deliver smoking cessation counseling and prescribe smoking cessation aids
  • Initiate insulin and adjust insulin doses according to patient factors and/or by utilizing insulin:carb ratios and correction factors
  • Educate medical trainees (residents and medical students) on drug related information as well relevant clinical programs at HFAFHT.
  • Provide unbiased, accurate, and reliable drug information to health care providers in the provision of quality, evidence-based care to patients
  • Educate health care providers on drug-related information, including guideline updates or therapeutic topics of choice, in email and/or presentation format
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of new programs and Quality Improvement initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • BSc Degree in Pharmacy or PharmD
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience, preferably in a primary care setting
  • Part A license and in good standing with the Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • CAMH TEACH Certificate Program or equivalent and CMAH STOP study training
  • Additional training or credentials in pharmacotherapy is an asset (e.g., Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Certified Respiratory Educator, etc.)
  • Ability to work effectively with all members of the health care team
  • Strong clinical, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively and be flexible in a very active work environment

Remuneration
The current salary top of scale is $96,210 plus benefits including RSP contribution.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit applications to jobs@healthforallfht.ca. Please submit a cover letter and resume in one document. Include title of position in the subject heading.