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Regional Manager - Pharmacy Services

NL Health Services - 1,088 Jobs
Corner Brook, NL
Full-time - Permanent
Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

Permanent Full-time
Regional Manager of Pharmacy Services (Classification Under Review)
Western Memorial Regional Hospital

Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services - Western zone currently requires a Regional Manager of Pharmacy Services on a permanent full-time basis at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook.

DUTIES: Reporting to the Zone Director of Pharmacy, this position is responsible for management and operational leadership of Pharmacy Services throughout the Western zone. The manager is responsible for the efficient and effective use of resources, as well as, the quality of services provided. . This position is also accountable for:
" Providing leadership, direction and technical expertise in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of medication safety policies and Accreditation Canada medication standards throughout the Western zone
" Participation in pharmacy and interdisciplinary committees
" Responsible and accountable for the planning and management of patient-centered pharmaceutical care services designed for their assigned regional clinical programs and administrative responsibilities as assigned
" Financial management including budgeting
" Participation in the development, implementation and evaluation of Pharmacy Services strategic directions and objectives
" Human Resources management including performance review and attendance management
" Responsible for the development and oversight of quality assurance programs regionally for Pharmacy Services (eg. equipment, product testing, clean room testing.)
" Responsible for establishing core competencies and oversight of training for Pharmacy staff (, hazardous medication training, etc.)

The successful candidate must demonstrate the key skills, behaviours, abilities and knowledge as outlined in the five domains of the LEADS in a Caring Environment framework.

o Leading yourself by having self-awareness, managing your performance and health, developing yourself, and demonstrating character that is in line with Western Health's values of accountability, care, collaboration, excellence, respect and transparency;
o Engaging others through fostering development of others, contributing to the creation of a healthy organization, communicating effectively, and building effective teams;
o Achieving results by setting direction, strategically aligning decisions with vision, values, evidence, taking action to implement decisions, and assessing and evaluating outcomes;
o Developing coalitions through purposefully building partnerships and networks to create results, demonstrating a commitment to customers and service, mobilizing knowledge, and navigating socio-political environments;
o Systems Transformation by thinking analytically and critically and questioning and challenging the status quo, encouraging and supporting innovation, orienting oneself strategically to the future, and championing and orchestrating change.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Candidates must have proven management and leadership abilities, excellent communication skills and be able to function effectively in a high pressure, diverse and changing environment. Candidates must be able to utilize information systems technologies for communication, word processing, spreadsheet applications and other common needs. Candidates must be able to create and maintain effective working relationships with other individuals in superior, peer, subordinate and client positions. Candidates must be able to travel to multiple sites within the Western zone.

Educational requirements include graduation from an approved School of Pharmacy and licensure with the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board. Previous hospital pharmacy experience or completion of a residency program would be considered an asset. A minimum of five years experience as a practicing pharmacist is required.

**A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.

Please Note: A Market Adjustment may be available for this position.

Please contact the Human Resources Department for more information at (709) 784-5367.

Hours of Work: 70 hours per pay period
0800-1600 hours; Monday to Friday
Salary: $69,821.00 to $96,875.00 per Annum (Salary Under Review)
Competition Number: WH: 2023000852
Competition Closing Date: Until Filled
Recruiter Name: Brittany Hickey

Western Health values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.

A resume, proof of qualifications, and the names of two employment references are required. Applicants who do not provide the necessary documentation as outlined on this job posting will not be considered.

To apply, go to If you are having issues when using eRecruit, please email [email protected].

Thank you for your interest with Western Health; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: 2023000852
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About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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