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University Health Network Pharmacist in Toronto, Ontario

Pharmacist - Toronto, Ontario


POSITION: Pharmacist

SITE: Toronto General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Transplant Outpatient Pharmacy

REPORTS TO: Outpatient Pharmacy Manager

SALARY/RATE: $42.23 - $52.79 per hour

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

STATUS: Temporary Full-Time (12 months with possible extension)

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning...

At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, and Michener Institute nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.

As an integral member of the Outpatient Pharmacy team, the principal responsibilities of the Pharmacist include: review and dispense all doctors medication orders for appropriateness; identify, resolve and prevent drug related problems; monitor drug therapy for effectiveness, toxicity and adherence to evidence based medicine/guidelines; conduct medication reconciliation; follow up on medication incidents and promote safe medication practices on the unit; respond to drug information questions; provide direct and/or functional supervision of technician staff.

The pharmacist will facilitate program development, and quality improvement activities within the department, while exemplifying UHN’s values of caring, excellence, teamwork, innovation, integrity, leadership, and respect.



  • Completion of a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree required

  • Certificate of competency from the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada required

  • Active registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (Part A) required

  • Pharmacy Residency an asset


  • Ambulatory Outpatient Pharmacy practice experience an asset

  • Familiarity with common drug therapies, as well familiarity with dispensing processes for specialty medications

  • Experience working in an ambulatory clinic or hospital environment, including developing a new clinical pharmacist role

  • Certificate of competency from an accredited smoking cessation program and flu vaccination injection program an asset

  • Working knowledge of adherence services including but not limited to compliance packaging, refill synchronization, and refill management

  • Membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists and/or other professional societies an asset

  • Kroll experience an asset

  • Synmed, Beacon automation experience an asset

Additional Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent customer service & interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

POSTED DATE: January 6, 2022 CLOSING DATE: Until filled

POSTING #891085

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. 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:

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 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.