Pharmacy Liaison (Contract, East Toronto)
About Classic Care
Classic Care Pharmacy was founded in 1996 for the purpose of exclusively providing medication and consulting services to Long Term Care Homes and Retirement Residences. With locations in London, Burlington and Ottawa, Classic Care currently service many Municipal, Non-Profit and For-Profit homes throughout Ontario. Classic Care’s dynamic team is comprised of Certified Geriatric Consultant Pharmacists, Certified Diabetes Educators, Registered Nurses, Technology Coordinators, Certified Pharmacy Technicians, Senior Account Executive, and Customer Care Representatives. They are all dedicated professionals specializing in geriatric care with their primary focus on meeting the unique needs of the residents.
Reporting to the Director of Clinical and Pharmacy Services, the Pharmacy Liaison plays an important role assisting in the day to day operations of the pharmacy and coordinating with the Long Term Care Homes and Retirement Communities we serve.
This is a full time, three-month contract position requiring regular travel within the Toronto East Region (Whitby, Scarborough, Belleville, etc.)
Your Day to Day
- Perform medication audits on-site in Long Term Care (LTC) Homes and Retirement Communities
- Complete/collaborate in the develop of medication audit follow-up improvement plans when applicable
- Conduct on-site process oriented education sessions within their scope of practice, as applicable (e.g. policy and procedure, web portal, eMAR, influenza protocol, etc.)
- Work collaboratively with other team members including the Clinical Nurse, Consultant Pharmacist and Pharmacy Manager in activities supporting applicable homes and communities
- Participate in pharmacy-related transition processes (e.g new client transitions, eMAR transitions, etc.)
- Help with pharmacy operations/drug distribution when required
- Attend and actively participate in clinical team meetings
- Participates in the after-hours on-call rotation/schedule as required
What You Bring To The Team
- Must possess a valid driver’s license and be comfortable with regular travel to LTC homes and Retirement Communities
- Demonstrated high level of fluency in both written and spoken English
- Knowledge of Kroll Windows application and Microsoft Office programs, comfortable with technology and learning new technology platforms and processes
- Must have a complete understanding of provincial regulations governing LTC homes and Retirement Communities
- Must be familiar with the provincial standards of practice established for LTC pharmacies
- Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills and be able to interact with persons of varying levels of professional expertise in a professional and mature manner
- Highly organized and possess excellent time management skills, able to successfully meet deadlines and other project milestones
- Skilled in critical thought processes and be able to prioritize appropriately
- Self-directed requiring minimal supervision and able to work independently
- Motivated to achieve results that reflect a high standard of quality
- Dependable and responsible in the execution of job duties
- Adaptable to changing work environments
- Ability to adjust schedule as required (scheduling flexibility)
- Comfortable with travelling throughout region
- Strong presentation and teaching skills
- College diploma from a recognized institution as a Pharmacy Assistant, Technician, Registered Practical Nurse, etc.
- Registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (i.e. RPhT), College of Nurses of Ontario (i.e. RPN)
- Spoken French is an asset
About Centric Health Group of Companies
At Centric Health our passion is people and the centre of everything we do. Centric Health provides a wide range of care programs and services, specializing in surgical and diagnostics, surgical weight loss, cosmetic surgery, orthotics, primary care, and pharmacy services. Nationally across Canada we service over 25,000 patients in long term care facilities, fill over 800,000 prescriptions per month, operate 25 OR’s and own one of only three fully accredited private hospitals in Ontario. Our healthcare solutions focus on leading patient outcomes in three areas of care: medical & surgical, specialty pharmacy and orthotics. We employ over 900 highly talented and skilled expert healthcare professionals, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, technologists, technicians, and support staff.
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