University Health Network Pharmacist in Toronto, Ontario

Pharmacist - Toronto, Ontario


Position: Pharmacist

Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Outpatient Pharmacy

Department: Outpatient Pharmacy

Reports to: Manager

Hours: 30 hours per week

Status: Permanent, Part-Time


The Pharmacist provides comprehensive specialty pharmacy services to oncology patients and walk in clients at PM. As an integral member of the Outpatient Pharmacy Team, the STAFF PHARMACIST is responsible for ensuring prescriptions are filled accurately and timely with the patient's best interest in mind. The pharmacist must surpass the Ontario College of Pharmacists' standards of practice.

The principal responsibilities include: reviewing and processing prescription orders for appropriateness; identify, resolve and prevent drug therapy problems; monitor drug therapy for effectiveness, toxicity and adherence to evidence based medicine/guidelines. In addition to conduct best possible medication history and medication reconciliation, pharmacist also participates in both on-site and off-site patients outreach programs. Pharmacist will be in constant contact with physicians regarding patient queries. Promoting safe medication practices and specialty medication usage are activities intrinsic to this pharmacist. The pharmacist is expected to provide specialty medication consultation services.



  • Completion of university degree (Bachelors of Science Degree in Pharmacy), 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 in oncology preferred.

  • Hospital pharmacy residency an asset.

  • Membership in the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists an asset.

  • Kroll and Healthwatch experience preferred

Additional Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent customer service & 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: November 15, 2016 CLOSING DATE: Posted Until Filled

Posting #793819

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.