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Clinical Pharmacist - Diabetes Comprehensive Care

Competition #:809048

Job Title:Clinical Pharmacist - Diabetes Comprehensive Care

Department:Pharmacy - Clinical

Job Category:Pharmacy

New Work Type:Full-Time Permanent

Positions Available:1

Union Affiliation:NU

Posted Date:10/08/17

Closing date:21/08/17

Salary Range:$43.21 - $51.59 per hour

FTE Assignment (Cas=0.000001):1.0


  • To provide direct patient care in the management of drug therapy to achieve positive patient health outcomes, primarily for patients in the Nephrology area including hemodialysis, inpatient nephrology, and/or renal transplant, and coverage to other area as needed. Direct patient care focuses on review of medication orders; selection and assessment of patient´s requiring pharmaceutical care; identifying, resolving and preventing drug related issues for a subset of patients; patient education; patient continuity of care; and the provision of drug information.
  • To facilitate and promote accurate, safe, appropriate and cost effective use and distribution of drugs throughout the hospital, including weekend, evening, overnight, and on call rotations.
  • To support and participate in educational and research programs sponsored by the pharmacy discipline or hospital.
  • To participate in the development, revision, and implementation of standards, protocols, procedures, guidelines pertaining to drug therapy and pharmacy practice.


  • Registration as a pharmacist (part A) with the Ontario College of Pharmacists.
  • Hospital Pharmacy Practice Residency or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant clinical experience in providing pharmaceutical care to patients in a teaching hospital setting, with nephrology experience preferred.
  • Commitment to student and patient teaching, experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organization and problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to function in a team environment.
  • Interest in research involvement, support.
  • Commitment to philosophy of pharmaceutical care and mission and values of St. Michael´s Hospital.