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Pharmacist I - Northern Alberta Program (HIV program)

Pharmacist I
Temporary Full-Time
U of A Hospital
CO-Regional Ambulatory Se-EDM
2014-05-21  Time: 23:59

As Per Rotation
Minimum: 50.27 per hour Maximum: 57.80 per hour
The Pharmacist I will be responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services to patients in the Northern Alberta Program (HIV) at the Kaye Edmonton Clinic.  The pharmacist will work as part of a multidisciplinary team. As part of this team they are required to formulate and implement a medication treatment plan. This includes selecting, initiating, modifying, prescribing, adapting, or administering medication therapy, and documenting outcomes and clinical interventions. The pharmacist must also monitor and follow up on their interventions as part of the treatment plan. The pharmacist is also responsible for the provision of drug information to patients, staff, and physicians as well as providing patient counseling and education.   The incumbent will act as a preceptor and mentor for pharmacist students and residents completing their rotations, as well as other pharmacy staff.
- Registered on the clinical pharmacist register of the Alberta College of Pharmacists (ACP).
- Completion of a recognized Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program is an asset.
- Active membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) recommended.
- Recent experience in a large acute care hospital pharmacy practice preferred.
- Recent experience in a proactive clinical practice as a part of a multidisciplinary health care team is required.
- Experience in or knowledge of pharmacy practice in HIV is an asset.
- Additional Prescribing Authorization from the Alberta College of Pharmacists is preferred.  
- Fluency in the English language (both written and verbal) required.
- Computer literacy in drug information and word processing required.
- Demonstrated ability to use evidence-based medicine in direct patient care required.
- Ongoing participation in self-directed learning and purposeful professional development required.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills required.
- Capable of making decisions and working independently.
- Good time management skills, including ability to prioritize, switch priorities as needed, and multitask required.
- Must be self-motivated; able to work both independently and cooperatively in a team environment.


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