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Job Description

Pharmacist - Toronto, Ontario

Job #:  842935

Position: Staff Pharmacist – Multi-Organ Transplant
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Pharmacy
Reports to: Pharmacy Clinical Site Leader
Hours: 37.5 hours per week; variable shifts
Shifts: Various

Status: Permanent Full Time


The PHARMACIST provides comprehensive pharmacy services to the Multi-Organ Transplant inpatient unit and within the Ambulatory Transplant Clinic. As a member of the patient care team, the principal responsibilities include: conducting best possible medication history (BPMH) interviews, performing medication reconciliation, reviewing and dispensing all doctors’ medication orders for appropriateness; identifying, resolving and preventing drug therapy problems with the patient and health care team; monitoring drug therapy for effectiveness, toxicity and adherence to evidence based medicine/guidelines; following-up on medication incidents and promoting safe medication practices on the unit; responding to drug information questions; providing patient education; facilitating hospital discharge; and providing direct and/or functional supervision of technician staff. In addition, the pharmacist will facilitate and support clinical teaching and research activities within the department, while exemplifying UHN’s values of caring, excellence, teamwork, innovation, integrity, leadership, and respect.



Possess a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy degree or equivalent required.
Certificate of competency from the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada required.
Active registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (Part A) required.


Hospital pharmacy practice experience with patient-centered care experience is a requirement.
Hospital Pharmacy residency an asset.
Membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists and/or other professional societies an asset.

Additional Skills/Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.


POSTED DATE: May 30, 2019           CLOSING DATE: Posted until filled

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. UHN is committed to improving the patient's experience through patient centered care. For additional information on patient centered care please go to:

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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