Specialty Clinical/Hospital Pharmacist

Role and Facility Information

Island Health is seeking casual Pharmacists to work at various locations across Vancouver Island, including:

- Campbell River Hospital

- Comox Valley Hospital

- Cowichan District Hospital

- Cumberland Health Centre

- Nanaimo Health Centre

- Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

- Royal Jubilee Hospital

- Saanich Peninsula Hospital

- Victoria General Hospital

Reporting to the Pharmacy Site Coordinator or designate and under the supervision of the Site and/or Clinical Coordinator, the Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services and pharmaceutical care for the majority of the time.


- Licensed by, or eligible for Licensing by, the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.

- Baccalaureate degree in Pharmacy.

- Completion of Pharmacy Practice Residency or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills And Abilities:

•Ability to identify and resolve drug therapy problems.

•Ability to apply clinical knowledge and make sound decisions with a minimum of supervision.

•Ability to work independently, and as part of a multidisciplinary health care team.

•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, other health

practitioners, as well as patients and family members.

•Ability to communicate effectively in the Employer's primary language of business both verbally

and in writing.

•Ability to be self-directed, to organize and prioritize workload and to complete tasks with

accuracy, precision and dependability.

•Ability to teach.

•Ability to operate related equipment, including utilizing a variety of standard computerized office

software applications.

•Ability to physically and emotionally carry out the duties of the position.

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