Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation
Hamilton Ontario Canada
2d ago

The Pharmacist is involved in clinical activities as an integral member of the healthcare team. Patient-centered pharmaceutical care, education and evidence-

based research into patient care are all major foci. Activities include pharmaceutical assessment, management and evaluation.

The Pharmacist will participate in interdisciplinary patient care rounds, provide patient-centered medication therapy management and make appropriate evidence-

  • based recommendations as part of the interdisciplinary team and document interventions; Actively participates in the development and implementation of performance / quality improvement and patient safety activities for clinical service area;
  • Actively collaborates and demonstrates teamwork with Antimicrobial Stewardship team to optimize antimicrobial therapy and serve as the pharmacy lead for stewardship initiatives in critical care area;
  • Participates in mentorship and professional development of Clinical staff including pharmacy residents and pharmacy students.

    Precept residents and students in rotations of area of specialization. Engages in professional self-development; Collaborate with Critical care team to develop intervention strategies to maximize medication utilization, including but not limited to evidence based cost effective medication guidelines, clinical pathways, core measures, best practice guidelines, and policy development related to medication management in critical care.

    Schedule Work Hours

    Monday’s and Tuesdays 7.5 hour shifts in CCU and F3.

    this position is Temporary until November 2020)


    1. Licensed by the Ontario College of Pharmacists or eligible for license

    2. Baccalaureate of Science Degree in Pharmacy

    3. Minimum of 2 years experience in a hospital setting

    4. Demonstrated computer skills including pharmacy systems, word processing, spreadsheet and email systems

    5. Demonstrated ability to function as an independent practitioner

    6. Demonstrated communication, teaching, teamwork and evaluation skills

    7. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning


    Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct.

    Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

    To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

    Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

    Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-

    521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

    This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process.

    If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note : the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

    Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

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