Employment Opportunities

Registered Pharmacist — Clinical

Join the team at our established clinic pharmacy in Gibsons, BC. You'll work closely with professional colleagues, patients, and their families, serving both community and institutional markets. You'll play an integral role in creating highest quality patient outcomes by providing traditional and alternative therapies; AUTOMED strip-pouch packaging; compounding; patient counselling; and outreach with a focus on prevention.

We provide excellent wages, benefits, continuing ed and bonus opportunities—plus an unbeatable, affordable West Coast lifestyle just 12 miles as the eagles fly from Vancouver BC, and a forty-minute ferry ride for the rest of us.

For more info about our pharmacy and our community, visit www.howesoundpharmacy.ca and www.scrd.ca.

Wages, benefits, incentives, learning opportunities are negotiable, based on experience and performance.

Pharmacist Responsibilities

With the guidance of your Pharmacy Manager and in co-operation with fellow team members, you will

  • Provide knowledgeable, courteous, and professional service at all times. You are encouraged to establish a rapport with customers and colleagues to learn their needs and expectations, and provide peace-of-mind service with a personal touch.
  • Process and release medication orders (vial, blister, strip-pouch, compounding, both traditional and alternative therapies).
  • Prepare for and participate in community and colleague outreach programs as well as continuing ed, patient counselling, and patient follow-up.
  • Create and maintain good working relationship with all suppliers and colleagues.
  • Ensure that all records are current and accurate. (eg: Rx software, narcotic records, Rx paper files, patient care plans)
  • Prepare reports for Pharmacy Manager and clients.
  • Manage various inventories.
  • On daily rotation basis, act as team leader (eg oversee open/close routines and other aspects of day-to-day operations; ensure that team members perform duties in compliance with pharmacy law and company P&P; etc.).
  • Report feedback from colleagues, team members, and customers to Pharmacy Manager.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with current laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures, and in a way that contributes to the longterm stability and viability of the company and the community in which it operates.

The successful applicant will have

  • Graduated in good standing from a recognized university-level pharmacy program.
  • A current, valid license to practice pharmacy in British Columbia.
  • Enthusiasm for community pharmacy with an integrated approach.
  • A demonstrated commitment to exceeding customer expectations.
  • Professional presentation and demeanor, and excellent telephone manner. Confidentiality is a must.
  • Self-motivated organizational skills and proven ability to work well with deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high level of attention to detail, including dates, figures, names, and spelling.
  • Strong computer skills: Windows XP, Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, PowerPoint, pharmacy dispensing software, and POS.
  • Valid BC Driver's License with clean record.

Please send your resume, cover letter and references to team@howesoundpharmacy.ca.

We thank all applicants in advance and will contact those selected for interviews.

Howe Sound Pharmacy—your reliable, professional, healthcare information source www.howesoundpharmacy.ca

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Pharmacy Technician

Join the team at our established clinic pharmacy, serving Gibsons & Sunshine Coast, BC from the Medical Centre since 1979. You'll work closely with professional colleagues, patients, and their families, serving both community and institutional markets. We offer traditional and alternative therapies, AUTOMED strippouch packaging, continuing ed, excellent wages and benefits — plus an unbeatable, affordable West Coast lifestyle just 12 miles (as the eagles fly) from Vancouver, and a forty minute ferry ride for the rest of us.

For more info about our pharmacy and our community, visit www.howesoundpharmacy.ca and www.scrd.ca.

Wages, benefits, bonuses, incentives, learning opportunities are negotiable, based on experience and performance.

Pharmacy Technician Responsibilities

With the guidance of your Pharmacy Manager and along with fellow team members, you will

  • Under the supervision of the Pharmacy Manager or a registered pharmacist, assist with dispensing of prescriptions
  • Process medication orders (vial, blister, strip-pouch, compounding).
  • Manage various inventories.
  • Maintain dispensing and packaging equipment and supplies.
  • Prepare reports for Pharmacy Manager and clients.
  • Provide knowledgeable, courteous, and professional service at all times. You are encouraged to establish a rapport with customers and colleagues to learn of their needs and expectations, and provide peace-of-mind service with a personal touch.
  • Maintain good working relationship with all suppliers and colleagues.
  • Ensure that all databases are current and accurate.
  • Report feedback from colleagues and customers to Pharmacy Manager.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with current laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.

The successful applicant will have

  • Grade 12, graduation from a recognized pharmacy technician course plus two years' recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • A demonstrated commitment to exceeding customer expectations.
  • Strong computer skills: Windows XP, Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, and pharmacy software.
  • Professional presentation and demeanor, and excellent telephone manner. Confidentiality is a must.
  • Self-motivated organizational skills and proven ability to work well with deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high level of attention to detail, including dates, names, and spelling.
  • Valid BC Driver's License with clean record.

Please send your resume and cover letter to team@howesoundpharmacy.ca.

We thank all applicants in advance and will contact those selected for interviews. No telephone calls, please.

Howe Sound Pharmacy—your reliable, professional, healthcare information source www.howesoundpharmacy.ca

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Pharmacy Assistant

Join the team at our established clinic pharmacy, serving Gibsons & Sunshine Coast, BC from the Medical Centre since 1979. You'll work closely with professional colleagues, patients, and their families, serving both community and institutional markets. We offer traditional and alternative therapies, AUTOMED strippouch packaging, continuing ed, excellent wages and benefits — plus an unbeatable, affordable West Coast lifestyle just 12 miles (as the eagles fly) from Vancouver, and a forty minute ferry ride for the rest of us.

For more info about our pharmacy and our community, visit www.howesoundpharmacy.ca and www.scrd.ca.

Wages, benefits, bonuses, incentives, learning opportunities are negotiable, based on experience and performance.

Pharmacy Technician Responsibilities

With the guidance of your Pharmacy Manager and along with fellow team members, you will

  • Process medication orders (vial, blister, strip-pouch, compounding).
  • Manage various inventories.
  • Maintain dispensing and packaging equipment and supplies.
  • Prepare reports for Pharmacy Manager and clients.
  • Provide knowledgeable, courteous, and professional service at all times. You are encouraged to establish a rapport with customers and colleagues to learn of their needs and expectations, and provide peace-of-mind service with a personal touch.
  • Maintain good working relationship with all suppliers and colleagues.
  • Ensure that all databases are current and accurate.
  • Report feedback from colleagues and customers to Pharmacy Manager.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with current laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.

The successful applicant will have

  • Grade 12, graduation from a recognized pharmacy technician course plus two years' recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • A demonstrated commitment to exceeding customer expectations.
  • Strong computer skills: Windows XP, Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, and pharmacy software.
  • Professional presentation and demeanor, and excellent telephone manner. Confidentiality is a must.
  • Self-motivated organizational skills and proven ability to work well with deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high level of attention to detail, including dates, names, and spelling.
  • Valid BC Driver's License with clean record.

Please send your resume and cover letter to team@howesoundpharmacy.ca.

We thank all applicants in advance and will contact those selected for interviews. No telephone calls, please.

Howe Sound Pharmacy—your reliable, professional, healthcare information source www.howesoundpharmacy.ca

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