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The Pharmacy Department has an opportunity for a PHARMACIST Temporary Part-Time (Approx. 13 Months) 45 Hours Bi-Weekly – Days/Evenings, including some weekends (Shifts may be subject to change) OPSEU 583 Hourly Pay Rate: $ 43.60 – $57.34 Baycrest Pharmacy Services support all inpatient units and programs. Some of the major functions of the department are purchasing and inventory management of medications, unit dose drug distribution with bar-code checking, and IV admixtures. Pharmacists are active team members focused on the optimization of medication management. Medications are ordered via physician computerized order entry which is verified by the pharmacist. Pharmacists participate in team rounds and quarterly medication reviews on a regular basis. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Participates in relevant rounds and care conferences to ensure safe and appropriate prescribing decisions are made, patient outcomes are monitored and adverse drug events are prevented Identifies, prevents and resolves drug-related problems by conducting medication reviews, and developing and monitoring patient care plans. Communicates patient care plans to the interprofessional team, patient, family and/or Substitute Decision Maker Ensures the seamlessness of continuum of care by conducting medication reconciliation when patients are transferred to or discharged from Baycrest Ensures appropriate and accurate preparation and dispensing of medications to designated Hospital programs Participates in departmental medication management projects and Pharmacy clinical programs Provides education to Pharmacy students as per the requirements of the Faculties of Pharmacy (University of Toronto and University of Waterloo) Provides oversight and direction for Pharmacy Technician(s) Ensures best practices are implemented and maintained to enhance medication safety and patient safety Qualifications include but are not limited to: Current and valid license to practice as a Pharmacist from the Ontario College of Pharmacists (Part A) Minimum of 2 years of hospital pharmacy experience Hospital Pharmacy Residency from an accredited institution or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (completed or in progress of completing within the year required Demonstrated expertise in the provision of pharmaceutical care Self-motivation, excellent communication and organization skills required Computer skills that include the ability to work with Microsoft Office Software including excel, word & outlook.Experience with Meditech preferred Well-developed critical appraisal, critical thinking skills and an approach to work that is detail oriented and analytical Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of the interdisciplinary team JOIN OUR TEAM: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below. Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging. Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at recruitment@baycrest.org or 416-785-2500, ext. 2961. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen and submit proof of two doses of vaccination against COVID-19, unless exempt. Such exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Required Skills Required Experience

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