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Overnight Pharmacist

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted January 21, 2023.

Join our growing pharmacy team at Hamilton Health Sciences in providing safe and effective medication while improving patient care and outcomes. 
At Hamilton Health Sciences, our pharmacy department plays an essential role in ensuring the effective distribution of medications and delivery of safe, high quality patient care to patients which facilitates successful treatment outcomes in compliance with legal, regulatory and accreditation standards. The management and distribution of our medications is important in ensuring our patients consistently receive the excellent care for which we are known. We are growing our pharmacy team and presently seeking a pharmacist to support us.  
The pharmacist is a key member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team whose key responsibilities include reviewing and assessing medication orders and collaborating with the patient and healthcare team directly to optimize medication use, and to identify and avoid medication-related problems to achieve desired patient outcomes. The pharmacist will provide drug information, promote evidence-based/cost effective drug therapy and be involved in educational activities for students, families, and staff. Ongoing collaboration and communication within the healthcare team and with the pharmacy team is essential.
Duties and responsibilities for the Overnight pharmacist will include supporting Hamilton General, Juravinski, St. Peter’s and West Lincoln Hospitals in addition to the Alternate Health Facility:
• Review medication orders for safety and appropriateness, and verify orders in a fully electronic computerized prescriber order entry health information system
• Provide drug information and clinical overnight pharmacy support (e.g. pharmacokinetic monitoring, etc) 
• Responsible for the oversight of drug distribution services in collaboration with pharmacy staff
• Effectively communicate with nursing, medical staff, pharmacy team members and management
• Other duties as assigned


Salary: 44.05-56.48