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Guelph General Hospital is a dynamic 182-bed acute care hospital with over 1,300 dedicated staff members. The hospital uses state-of-the-art technology and equipment to provide a full range of services to the residents of Guelph and Wellington County. Current areas of specialty include 24-hour emergency services, intensive care, ambulatory care, general medicine, surgery, paediatrics, family birthing, and diagnostic and laboratory services.

Guelph is a beautiful and vibrant university city with a growing community of over 120,000 located in the heart of southwestern Ontario, within close proximity to larger centers such as Toronto, London and Hamilton. Guelph offers many prosperous manufacturing, service and high technology enterprises. Guelph and area also offers a wide variety of educational, cultural, recreational and sporting activities. With our local universities and colleges, festivals, theatres, parks, trails, sport fields and facilities, tournaments, cafes, restaurants, unique shops and larger retail centers, there is truly something for everyone.

If you are excited about working as part of a dynamic team, in an energized, fast-paced and progressive organization which values its staff, physicians and volunteers, we want to hear from you!  While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Guelph General Hospital is committed to fostering a safe and healthy work environment which provides equal opportunities to people with disabilities.

All positions will contribute to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.

Job Description

Position:                               Pharmacist(s)           

Department:                         Pharmacy

Position(s) Available:           Temporary (approximately 18 months), 4 to 5 shifts per week
                                            Permanent Casual

Current Shifts:                      Primarily Days, with some Evenings, Weekends and Stats


Position Summary: 

The Pharmacy Department provides medication management services to the entire hospital including not only drug distribution (automated dispensing cabinets with unit dose packaging) but medication reconciliation, antimicrobial stewardship and other clinical pharmacy support. The Pharmacists function within teams: Critical Care, Medicine, Surgery and Oncology Outpatient. The progressive pharmacy department has a commitment to patient care, patient safety and continuous learning. 

The Pharmacist collaborates with multidisciplinary teams within the hospital in the provision and management of medications to achieve optimal patient outcomes and ensure maximum patient and staff safety. The Pharmacist continually monitors and identifies medication related issues and makes recommendations to maximize patient drug therapy, improve quality of life, decrease length of stay (maximize cost-effective pharmacotherapy) and minimize adverse drug effects and drug interactions. Pharmacists participate in a variety of clinical services and on interdisciplinary committees, as well as mentor students.


Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Abilities:

    • Licensed in Part A with the Ontario College of Pharmacists
    • Bachelor of Science or PharmD degree in Pharmacy
    • Three years hospital pharmacy experience and completion of a Hospital Residency is preferred
    • Experience with Meditech and medication order scanning systems preferred
    • Demonstrated intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, along with a familiarity with database manipulation
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    • Strong coaching, teaching and mentoring skills to provide comprehensive leadership to an inter-disciplinary team
    • Excellent critical thinking, problem-solving and autonomous decision-making skills
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently and as a team member in a fast paced, challenging environment
    • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service when interacting with patients, families, colleagues and physicians

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume with reference to Job # NU-17-028


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Posting Date: 15-Sep-2017Pharmaceutical/Biotech Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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