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Pharmacy Manager


Harbour Pharmacy
La Ronge, Saskatchewan

Term: Full Time

Category: Pharmacy Manager

Competition #: 18-147

Rubicon Pharmacies is searching for a Pharmacy Manager to lead a diverse team at Harbour Pharmacy in La Ronge Saskatchewan. We are looking for someone to cover a seven month term.

The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for ensuring professional dispensing and adherence to pharmacy regulations, supervision of pharmacy personnel and maintaining profitable pharmacy operations.

We offer competitive employment packages, including benefits & pension, and added incentives for certain markets.  Rubicon strongly supports internal movement across and upward in our growing network.  We believe in helping you achieve your career goals, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance at the same time.

We provide our teams with an extensive support network, and a variety of clinical programs, best-practices, and tools to succeed, while maintaining autonomy at store level.  Rubicon has embraced practice innovations and will continue developing programs and services to support our local pharmacy teams.

JOB DESCRIPTION: PHARMACY MANAGER

OBJECTIVE: To oversee the entire operation of the pharmacy including adherence to pharmacy

regulations, development of a professional image, supervision of pharmacy personnel and maintaining

profitable pharmacy operations.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in initiatives to achieve strategic objectives
  • Maintain systems to measure improvements in quality, cost or patient care
  • Participate in initiatives to achieve strategic objectives
  • Follow and promote the Rubicon policy manual to inspire a working environment that attracts and retains talented, committed and engaged employees
  • Participates in self-development activities related to current job function or future career growth
  • Ensure customer expectations are met
  • Promotes the Rubicon brand through publishing, presenting, and participation in industry associations to improve brand awareness.

Along with the above-mentioned job responsibilities, the Pharmacy Manager is required to focus on the following essential items:

                Pharmacy Personnel

  • Ensure that the pharmacy is at all times under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
  • Ensure that all pharmacists perform job duties in accordance with the Pharmacist job
  • Ensure all pharmacy technicians perform job duties in accordance with the Pharmacy Technician job description.
  • Co-ordinate work schedules for all pharmacy personnel.
  • Supervise all pharmacy personnel in day to day operations or delegate such supervision to the pharmacist on duty.

Regulatory

  • Ensure that the pharmacy is operated in accordance with all provincial and federal regulations.
  • Ensure that all OTC’s and non-prescription products are merchandised in accordance with provincial regulations.

Professional Image

  • Ensure that the pharmacy is operated professionally at all times. To include courteous customer
  • service, patient counseling and OTC recommendations.
  • Ensure that all areas of the pharmacy are clean, neat and professional.
  • Professional liaison with the health care community including local doctors, nursing homes and hospitals.

Inventory & Record Keeping

  • Maintain adequate inventory levels of all pharmaceuticals utilizing an inventory control system to avoid over and out of stocks.
  • Order, or supervise ordering of all pharmaceuticals including regular orders and purchases direct from the manufacturer.
  • Utilize a purchase order system or other order record system for all pharmaceutical orders.
  • Ensure proper pricing of pharmaceuticals. Maintain pharmaceutical supplier price lists.
  • Monitor outdated stock and supplier returns, to ensure proper credit is received.
  • Maintain proper records for narcotics, controlled drugs and poisons. Keep a current record of narcotic inventory to be used in the event of a robbery.
  • Maintain an adequate inventory of pharmacy supplies, such as labels, vials, bags etc.

Dispensing – all dispensing functions performed by the pharmacist must be carried out in accordance with provincial regulations and standards of practice.

  • Receive written, verbal and refill prescription orders, ensuring legality of such orders.
  • Determine the drug, strength and dosage to be dispensed.
  • Consult and maintain the patient’s prescription profile, as required by provincial regulations,
    ensuring that no interactions will occur.
  • Supervise and personally check where necessary, all dispensing duties carried out by a
    pharmacy assistant.
  • Personally check the original container, prescription container contents and prescription label.
  • Ensure proper recording of prescriptions, including narcotic, controlled drugs and poison records.
  • Courteously advise the patient regarding directions, storage and precautions required. Provide
    additional counselling as required.
  • Offer information and recommendations regarding OTC’s and non-prescription products.

Clinical - Rubicon Pharmacies is committed to the advancement of the profession of pharmacy. It is our hope that all of our pharmacists assist in and promote the professional development of the profession of pharmacy through the offering of medication reviews, community based and individualized clinical interventions, such as the PACT program for smoking cessation.

  • Maintain systems to measure improvements in quality, cost or patient care
  • Participate in initiatives to achieve strategic objectives
  • Follow and promote the Rubicon policy manual to inspire a working environment that attracts and retains talented, committed and engaged employees
  • Participates in self-development activities related to current job function or future career growth
  • Ensure customer expectations are met
  • Promotes the Rubicon brand through publishing, presenting, and participation in industry associations to improve brand awareness.

QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree in Pharmacy.
  • Licenced to practice as a pharmacist in the province.
  • Pharmacy management experience preferred.
  • Participate on an on-going basis, in continuing education programs for professional development.
  • Professional image including pharmacy uniform, name tag and proper grooming.
  • Professional attitude and ability to communicate well with customers, co-workers and suppliers.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s licence.