Pharmacist – Northwest Territories

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Northern / NorthMart

“To advance and provide comprehensive and innovative patient-centered health services to under-served and hard to reach regions.”

The North West Company (NWC) is hiring a Staff Pharmacist for the Northern/Northmart store in Remote Communities. Bring your community-focused care and pharmaceutical skills to NWC.

In your role as a Pharmacist, you will provide excellent patient-centred outcome-focused care. Our fantastic compensation and benefits are a great way for you to build your professional career and have an excellent hands-on opportunity.

Ready to embrace your direction?.

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture. You must be able to re-locate to Remote Communities.

You receive a competitive salary, benefits such as subsidized housing and food allowance, paid vacation travel, ability to bank what you earn, and more!. We even have, and encourage, employment opportunities for spouses.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean.

Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs.

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Your Role:

Comply with Provincial Pharmaceutical Regulations to ensure adherence to Provincial Practice Standards and Guidelines within pharmacy and maintain Patient Confidentiality.
Ensure all prescriptions are filled accurately, efficiently, and safely and comply with NIHB Claims Submission;
Provide Patient Care Services and ensure excellence in customer service;
Document, and advise patients on the usage, administration, and effects of prescription and over-the-counter medications;
Maintain medication profiles on patients, and ensure proper storage of medications;
Formulate and compound extemporaneous pharmaceutical mixtures;
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with healthcare professionals and community agencies, and;
Prepare reports and assist in the supervision of performance of pharmacy staff.

Desired Skills & Experience:

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy;
Licensed by relevant Provincial College of Pharmacists;
Ability to work under minimal supervision;
Maintain Continuing Education Requirement for Provincial licensure;
Ability to communicate in English;
Possess effective communication skills to counsel, educate, and instruct patients, staff, and other healthcare professionals;
Experience with Pharmacy Software Programs, and must have experience with Kroll;
Highly motivated with a passion to bring our communities products and services to live better, and;
Effective leadership with excellent people skills, and a great ability to build trust and relationships.

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:

Being Enterprising • Committing to our Customer • Working with Passion • Leading and Developing Others • Demonstrating Respect and Inclusivity • Building Trust

The North West Company is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.

You may include your resume and cover letter together as a single document.

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

8 hour shift

Work Location: In person