Pharmacist I

Alberta Health Services

Your Opportunity:

As a member of the Alberta Health Services Pharmacy Services team, the Pharmacist I will provide high quality direct patient care as technicians and assistants function at their full scope of practice in drug distribution. Work in an interdisciplinary environment where you have the opportunity to make a difference in patients’ lives! As a RDRHC pharmacist you will: Collaborate with the client, physician and the interdisciplinary team to optimize patient care. Utilize your Additional Prescribing Authorization to optimize patient medication regimens. Optimize therapy for acute and chronic disease management. Empower clients in managing their medical conditions through promotion of healthy lifestyle choices, client education and direct client care. Facilitate smooth transitions between care settings for our patients. Professional practice development and growth is fostered through the provision of educational days and support from dedicated Clinical Practice Leaders. We place an emphasis on the training of pharmacists, pharmacy students and residents, and involve all pharmacists in precepting our future professionals. Be a member of a tight knit team of health care providers and experience the difference a pharmacist career at RDRHC can bring!


As a Pharmacist I, you will be responsible for the safe, effective and efficient preparation and distribution of pharmaceutical services. You will manage medication therapy for patients, both initially and on an ongoing basis. In addition, you will provide assessment, intervention and resolution of potential or actual drug-related problems and oversee activities related to compounding and packaging.

  • Classification: Pharmacist I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Unit and Program: Pharmacy
  • Primary Location: Red Deer Regional Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.60
  • Posting End Date: 21-MAY-2024
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 31-MAY-2024
  • Temporary End Date: 20-MAY-2025
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 6
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends, Nights
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $54.69
  • Maximum Salary: $62.88
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Pharmacy (ACP).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Additional prescribing authorization (or obtained within 1 year).

Preferred Qualifications:

Hospital pharmacy residency. Prior hospital experience or active in a direct patient care role. Ability to work effectively both in a team environment as well as independently. Ability to use evidence-based medicine in direct patient care.

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