Pharmacist Consultant (FT)

Job Description

Pharmacist Consultant (FT)

Requisition ID:  180696

Career Group:  Pharmacy Careers 

Job Category:  Retail – Pharmacy 

Travel Requirements:  0 – 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia  

City: Sydney

Location: 0834 CB Nursing Home Lawtons Pharm 

Postal Code: B1P 1G7 


Sobeys Inc. is a growing Canadian company. We are a market leader in grocery and pharmacy that operate under multiple banners spanning over 1500 stores in communities across the country. Our family of over 134,000 teammates and franchise affiliates are on a mission to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our teammates.

Our national pharmacy team is proudly Canadian, with pharmacies from coast to coast in our various banners. Depending on your province you would recognize us as Sobeys, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, Lawtons Drugs or FreshCo.

Ready to Make an impact?

The Consultant Pharmacist is responsible for providing pharmacy services to contracted continuing care facilities, customers and medical practitioners. The Consultant Pharmacist will play a key role in achieving departmental excellence in the areas of patient focused care, customer service, workflow efficiencies, corporate pharmacy programs and contractual requirements of continuing care facilities based on corporate agreements. The Pharmacist will also provide guidance and supervision to Pharmacy Students, Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Assistants. The Pharmacist will ensure that all patients are offered and receive professional clinical services. Actively contributes to an environment of employee and customer engagement.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

Customer Offering


• Exceed patient or caregiver expectations

• Demonstrate warmth, empathy and compassion towards the patients

• Participate on contracted facility committees as per contractual obligations


Patient Focused Care


• Provision of clinical services focused on continuing care contractual obligations (i.e. disease state management, biannual medication reviews, full scope of practice, reporting, after-hours emergency service)

• Ensure prescription safety prioritizing technical functions to Pharmacy Technicians and Assistants as required

• Initiate care plans, follow up and proper documentation

• Collect relevant patient, drug and disease information

• Identification of drug related problems and creation of plans for nursing staff to monitor

• Provide patient counselling for new therapy and provide education to patients/caregivers

• Working as part of interdisciplinary health care team with physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and nursing home administrators

• Providing medication related education to nursing staff at continuing care facilities


Corporate Pharmacy Service Programs


• Responsible for understanding and providing continuing care contracted facility pharmacy service obligations

• Adhere to and implement all applicable company standards




• Other duties as required

What you have to offer:

• Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from a recognized institution

• Must be a licensed pharmacist in the province of responsibility

• Continuing Care consulting experience

• Injection certification

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

• Team player committed to customer service excellence

• Self-directed and able to work independently to meet strict deadlines

• Above average communication skills (oral and written)

• Flexible hours and overtime




• Additional certifications (i.e. Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Advanced Prescribing Authority)

• Previous experience as continuing care consultant pharmacist


What we have to offer:


• A competitive total compensation package that will vary by role and location

• Flexible work life arrangements to meet your lifestyle needs

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