Owen Sound

Reporting to the Director, Pharmacy, the Manager of Pharmacy provides leadership and direction for the daily operations of the Pharmacy Department across all six GBHS Hospitals. Key responsibilities include using strong interpersonal skills to develop priorities and strategies to work with and support an engaged and collaborative team. Structure processes, policies and work flow of the department to ensure effective and efficient delivery of pharmacy services.  The Manager works in close partnership with peers and colleagues across the hospital and is an effective problem solver and team leader. Working closely with the Director, Pharmacy and VP Corporate Services, the Manager Pharmacy provides leadership and direction to Pharmacy Services, staff and physicians.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • B.Sc. in Pharmacy with current registration in Part A of the Ontario College of Pharmacists in good standing
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and accountability with hospital Pharmacy operations, coaching, mentoring and developing others, systems and reporting within the health care sector
  • Proven experience in the development of pharmacy policy, procedures and guidelines
  • Experience in change management and ability  to lead through transitions
  • Strong interpersonal and employee engagement skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to develop, lead effectively communicate with the team
  • Ability to negotiate, collaborate and reach positive outcomes
  • Ability to interact effectively with stakeholders
  • Ability to meet to set priorities, deadlines, prioritize and manage time and resources effectively
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Effective problem-solving, decision making and organization skills
  • Computer skills in Cerner and MS Office McKesson AcuDose, Omnicell.
  • Certification in sterile hazardous compounding, preferred
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and continuing education of self and others
  • Hospital Administrator on-call responsibilities (assigned on a rotating basis to cover evenings and weekends)
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others)
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Additional Information:

Posting Date: 2021-02-01
Closing Date: 2021-02-15

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