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Manager, Pharmacy Services (LMPS)

Posting Number 1123615

Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your deep understanding of hospital pharmacy and proven leadership skills? Would you appreciate a dedicated and encouraging team to support and share your vision?

We at Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services (LMPS) have an exciting opportunity that will enable you to expand your already demonstrated leadership skills of managing a team and striving to provide the optimum pharmacy care with a pediatric focus.. We can provide you with opportunities to use your education to improve your potential and engage your real passion for Pharmacy to develop your career to the next level. As a Manager, Pharmacy Services you will utilize your experience and vision as you develop goals and service objectives for your area of responsibility supporting our strategic objectives.

Build on your education and career experience as you:

  • Provide leadership for a team consisting of Clinical Coordinators, Clinical Supervisors, Clinical Pharmacy Specialists and Pharmacists.
  • Be responsible for the transition of clinical areas into new opportunities as part of the Clinical & Systems Transformation Project.
  • Provide leadership and direction in the planning and development of a pharmacy model that will optimize desired patient care outcomes and pharmacy operations.
  • Manage and develop annual operating and capital budget for assigned portfolio/area.
  • Monitor activities and ensure expenditures are within approved budgets. You may have to perform corrective action, as required.
  • You will identify efficiencies and promotes optimal use of available resources, while recommending current/future program requirements to the Director, Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services.

Our team delivers integrated pharmaceutical care, services and programs across the following organizations:

  • Fraser Health (FH)
  • Providence Health Care (PHC)
  • Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)
  • Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)

We provide service to our patient population in 10 functional portfolio groupings across the four organizations covering the Metro Vancouver area. These areas include the following:

  • Residential Care,
  • Community Based Pharmacy Programs,
  • Professional Practice and Education Programs,
  • Medication Safety, Information Systems and Technology,
  • Medication Use Management, Business Support, Pharmaceutical Purchasing,
  • Pharmaceutical Production,
  • Drug Distribution Systems.

Are you motivated to join our team? We will be looking for you to have the following:

  • Current registration as a Pharmacist with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia
  • Completion of an accredited Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program
  • Master's degree in Pharmacy, Business Administration, Health Administration and/or related discipline or a Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D)
  • Seven (7) years' recent related pharmacy experience with clinical and/or drug distribution services
  • Two (2) years' experience in a supervisory/leadership role

This Regular Full Time opportunity is based at BC Women's & Children's Hospital in Vancouver.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons we believe you should apply:

  • A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are exceptional in their respective fields.
  • We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and nearly 6,500 volunteers, we serve more than 1.6 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Apply today so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve. We value diversity in the work force and aim to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

One Team, Best Pharmacy Care, Better Lives.

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