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Pharmacy Manager (Full Time, Permanent) – Kingston, ON

October 8, 2020

Our mission is to provide excellence in pharmaceutical care to meet the individual needs of each client. Our organization is comprised of committed individuals, each making a positive impact on the well-being of our customers – focused on growth and innovation within the industry.

Our commitment to you:

  • Providing a safe, secure and supportive environment
  • Strategies that stimulate job satisfaction, professional growth and development
  • Work schedules that allow for a healthy and fulfilling work-life balance
  • Providing the tools, training and resources necessary to achieve success
  • Continuous improvement, innovation and investment in technology
  • Sustaining and strengthening partnerships with the entire health care team

Job Title: Pharmacy Manager

Location: Kingston, ON- IV Pharmacy

No. of Positions: 1

Type: Full time, Permanent

Salary: Salaried, commensurate with experience

Benefits: Yes, comprehensive benefits package

Other: Professional Dues and Insurance

Job Responsibilities

  • Share knowledge, experiences and best practices with various stakeholders across the organization
  • Support organization during implementation and/or ongoing operational stability efforts in this area of pharmacy
  • Ensure customer service needs are exceeded/met for our customer needs
  • Ensure that the pharmacy operates in accordance with DPRS, guidelines of the Ontario College of Pharmacists and Health Canada
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the pharmacy and ensuring that staff are properly supported
  • Achieve company objectives, attain target metrics, meet operational targets and KPI’s
  • Responsible for the direct management of the Pharmacy team
  • Facilitate regular team meetings to communicate and implement new/existing policy and procedures
  • Ensure employees are working in compliance with company policy/practice/procedure
  • Perform performance assessments (probationary, annually)
  • Provide training to and supporting the pharmacy team members in their professional growth and development
  • Manage the internal recruitment and selection process for the pharmacy team
  • Provide the pharmacy team with performance coaching and/or disciplinary action
  • Manage incidents of employee conflict
  • Schedule the pharmacy team, update and approval of employee time for payroll
  • Ensure billing is done correctly and in accordance with governed billing requirements
  • Investigate medication incidents, participating in root cause analyses, implementing preventative measures and liaison with client
  • Liaison between the pharmacy team and various key stakeholders e.g. Home Infusion Manager, Senior Management
  • Monitor health and safety compliance
  • Participate in site visits
  • Responsible for inventory management and audit process


  • Hold self and others accountable
  • Drive results through leadership and engagement
  • Embrace change and lead others through change
  • Demonstrate customer service excellence
  • Formulate, prioritize and execute to achieve desired operational results
  • Professional attitude with strong interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to high professional ethical standards
  • Excels at operating in an fast pace environment
  • Open to direction and a commitment to get the job done correctly
  • Delegate responsibility effectively
  • Ability to remain organized and to prioritize workloads


  • Must be licensed and in good standing with the Ontario College of Pharmacists with the expectation of adherence to the Standards of Practice for Designated Managers
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a management role
  • Minimum 3 years’ pharmacist experience (IV exposure an asset)
  • Working knowledge of equipment and technology commonly used in the pharmacy environment (e.g. Kroll)
  • Working knowledge of IV pharmacy and speciality pharmacy operations preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with internal/external contacts, both orally and in writing

While we thank you for your interest, only select applicants will be contacted regarding the position.

Please cite Job Posting 3542 and submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Human Resources

Medical Pharmacies Group Limited is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing diversity and accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. All applicants must make their requirements known when contacted.

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