McKesson Pharmacist, Program in Quebec, Canada

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Job summary

Reporting to the Director, Professional Services, the incumbent will serve primarily as a specialized resource for the development of pharmacy programs for the Uniprix, Proxim and Clinique Santé banners. He or she will work on clinical, operational and technological aspects of targeted solutions to adequately integrate them into laboratory operations and improve the customer experience. The pharmacist will be in charge of establishing and coordinating the training offer for laboratory teams. He or she will also be responsible for advising the various head office departments and laboratory teams of all pharmacies in the network. This advisory role will pertain to the various legal and ethical issues surrounding pharmacy operations.

General responsibilities

  • Plan and develop professional programs for laboratory team members of the affiliated pharmacies.

  • Produce or revise the material needed to implement professional programs in pharmacies (policies, procedures, training, etc.).

  • Establish and coordinate the training offer for laboratory team members.

  • Measure the performance of the programs and tools implemented in pharmacies.

  • Act as an expert for banner members and head office staff on issues related to pharmacy practice.

  • Develop, in collaboration with the marketing team, the offer for patients of our affiliated banners.

  • Help develop communications for network pharmacists and their teams.

  • Represent the banner at outreach events with members and their teams.

  • Perform any other related duties.

Job requirements

  • PharmD or bachelor’s degree in pharmacy

  • Member in good standing of the Ordre des pharmaciens du Québec

  • Keen interest in professional obligations and practice oversight

  • At least 3 years of community pharmacy experience

  • Self-starter with a sense of responsibility

  • Able to clearly communicate your ideas and make public presentations

  • Able to work alone or as part of a team

  • Adept at managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines

  • Good sense of organization and planning

  • Comfortable communicating in French and English, both written and spoken

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

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Job: Marketing/Communications

Organization: McKesson Canada

Title: Pharmacist, Program

Location: Canada-Quebec-Montreal

Requisition ID: 18003983