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Clinical Pharmacist

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 100975
Position Type: Regular, Full-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Who We Are


London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is a world-class academic health sciences centre located in the southwestern Ontario city of London. Just two hours from Toronto and two hours from Detroit, London features a beautiful and walkable downtown core located on the Thames River, a vibrant culinary scene and scores of activities that highlight local arts, culture and music.  As one of Canada’s largest acute-care teaching hospitals, LHSC delivers world-class care and experiences, built on our commitment to excellence in research, innovation, and learning. In partnership with our communities, we design and advance healthcare to support he wellness of the populations we serve. LHSC delivers both local and regional services, including the Children’s Hospital, within a large geographic area. LHSC is known for its great people and great care, with a workforce of close to 15,000, dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care while partnering with communities to transform health, one life at a time. 

Posting Period


Open: April 16, 2024

Deadline: April 29, 2024


Department Name


Clinical Pharmacist

Reporting to the Clinical and Research Manager, the Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for the safe and effective use of medications for patients admitted to London Health Sciences Centre. In meeting this responsibility, the Pharmacist reviews and monitors drug therapy; interacts with patients, physicians, nurses and other allied health professionals to resolve drug-related problems; and counsels and educates patients regarding drug therapy. Pharmacists also participate in the training and preceptorship of undergraduate and resident Pharmacist students.

Rate of Pay: $55.43 per hour - $65.21 per hour

**Clinical assignments may change based on operational needs at the discretion of the pharmacy manager. Current Clinical Assignments - Psychiatry, Acute Care of the Elderly, High Depedency Transition Unit (Pediatric Critical Care), Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopaedic Surger and Traumatology and Cardiovascular Surgery Regular Full-Time and Part-time positions are available. The department operates in a 24/7 environment **


  • Honours Baccalaureate Degree in Pharmacy or Pharm.D or equivalent academic credential from an accredited School of Pharmacy or successful completion of the International Pharmacy Graduate Program
  • Registered as an ‘A’ Pharmacist with the Ontario College of Pharmacists and Professional Liability Insurance as prescribed by the Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • Hospital pharmacy residency certificate (ACPR) preferred
  • Proficiency in Cerner PharmNet and Powerchart System
  • Proficiency in Kroll Pharmacy Computer System
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Demonstrated excellent communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with customers, patients and other health care professionals
  • Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability and ability to manage change
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills in a variety of situations
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills involving time management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to provide principles of patient and family centred care
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC's vision, purpose and values
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:

Before beginning employment at LHSC, all new hires will be required to:

  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis.
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two-step)
  • Provide proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vacinnation reflective of Ontario Health's current definition of being fully vaccinated 
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There are so many great reasons to join London Health Sciences Centre. Here are a few of the great reasons for joining LHSC. We know that once you get to know us better, you'll want to add your own reasons to the list!

  • A shared Leadership Model
  • A Leading-Edge Environment
  • International Acclaim
  • On-Site Wellness Centre
  • Competitive wages
  • Job Security
  • On the Job Training
  • Internal career progression and advancement opportunities

Together we care, we learn, we discover

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from equity-denied groups including Indigenous people, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. LHSC is also committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive recruitment process.  Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to reasonably accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities, while maintaining a fair, consistent and equitable recruitment approach. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Recruitment Services at 519-685-8500, extension #34321 or .

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to complete an examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 6 months.

Please be advised, if you are seeking employment on a temporary work or study permit we recommend reviewing work permit restrictions as it applies to healthcare organizations in Canada. As per the Governmnet of Canada, LHSC is considered a hospital/healthcare organization, even if an employee is functioning in a non-patient facing role. Individuals on a work or study permit seeking employment in this sector may be required to complete additional steps in the process, including but not limited to a medical exam, which may also apply to employees looking to renew their work permits. It is the employee's accountability to ensure they are adhering to their specific work permit restrictions, and we encourage all candidates and LHSC employees to be proactive and review restrictions as soon as possible as it could be a lengthy process. 

Does this sound like you? If so, join our growing team!

Application Contact Information

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