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Clinical Pharmacist, North York Family Health Team

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline December 5, 2012


Collaborating with the multidisciplinary team, and using a patient-centred model of care, the Clinical Pharmacist will provide direct patient care, medication assessment and consultation, pharmacotherapy monitoring, patient education, and adverse drug reaction reporting.

The North York Family Health Team (NYFHT) offers steady Monday to Friday day time hours of work and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides individual patient assessments to identify, prevent and resolve drug therapy problems
  • Provides evidence-based, timely and unbiased drug information
  • Participates in multidisciplinary group patient education programs
  • Participates in community needs assessment and program development
  • Contributes to the development and on-going refinement of the role of the Clinical Pharmacist in the NYFHT, and in the development of chronic disease management initiatives
  • Teaches medical residents, pharmacy students and residents, as well as conducting pharmacy related educational seminars for the multidisciplinary team
  • Assists with training and development of new staff


  • Licensed with the Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • B.Sc. Phm required, PharmD preferred
  • Minimum 3 years relevant clinical pharmacy experience
  • Pharmacy practice residency preferred
  • Experience working within a multidisciplinary team an asset
  • Experience in primary care and/or chronic disease management an asset
  • Demonstrated ability in problem solving using sound judgment and critical thinking
  • Experience in providing patient-centred care and evidence-based unbiased drug information
  • Demonstrated computer literacy is required to facilitate the use of electronic medical records
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a busy multidisciplinary team

If interested, please apply to the attention of Human Resources by email to or fax to (416) 494-8525.

The North York Family Health Team is committed to equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of our community, including men and women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.  

We seek to attract and retain individuals who will work together to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community.  While all responses will be appreciated and handled in strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.