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Reg Pharmacy Lead-FT Regional Pharmacy

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                                                                                Ref# 20OPP055R1

                                                               1 ‑ Full Time ‑ Reg Pharmacy Lead

                                                                   Regional Pharmacist Services




This vacancy is a Repost. Candidates who have previously applied for this position are required to resubmit

their application.


Reporting to Pharmacy Manager with a matrix report for pharmacy practice to the Director, Health Professions &

Collaborative Practice, the Regional Pharmacy Lead will be responsible for delivering on a regional mandate related

to pharmacy services, as set by the regional Hospital CEOs and the Regional Pharmacy Steering Committee. The

Lead will work collaboratively with the EVP, Regional Transformation and Integration to fulfill this mandate.


The Regional Pharmacist Lead (RPL) is responsible for executing, at the regional level, continued implementation of

the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) standards for hazardous and non‑hazardous

sterile compounding, the Regional Pharmacy Program Feasibility Project Recommendations, organization of the

Regional Pharmacy Steering Committee meetings, and chair of the Regional Pharmacy Operational Committee. The

RPL works collaboratively with the regional hospital pharmacy departments and management, the Regional

Pharmacy Program (telepharmacy), LHIN, Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) and other stakeholders. The RPL

works closely with the Regional Pharmacy Program, local and regional partners, to champion and influence

person‑centered pharmacy system transformation and drive performance of the pharmacy system in the region.



‑ Minimum Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy.

- Certification with the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada

‑ Must be a member in good standing and currently licesnsed as a Registered Pharmacist with the Ontario Collage of




‑ Minimum 5 years of hospital pharmacy experience, ideally in an acute care hospital environment. 

‑ Previous leadership experience an asset


Skills (in addition to behavioural competencies identified above)

‑ Computer skills including Meditech, PCS, excel, Word documents an asset.



‑ Regional Pharmacy operational processes

‑ Ontario College of Pharmacists Assessment Criteria and Legislation

‑ NAPRA sterile and non sterile compounding requirements

‑ Accreditation Canada Medication Management Standards

‑ Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists advocacy



Salary Range: $47.280 to 62.230



The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise. As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Criminal Records Check (CRC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.


The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care. Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.


Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct. Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this




We are committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment supporting diversity in our work

environment to provide quality care where all feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a

workforce reflective of the communities in which we live and serve and encourage Indigenous people, visible

minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply and self‑identify. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability

are available throughout the selection process. Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health

sciences centre and encourage bilingual candidates to apply.



If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified



Interested applicants must submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than

11:59p.m. on Thursday, 11 June, 2020.


Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet. External applicants must apply through our




Posted: May 21, 2020