Pharmacist - P-1920-0697

Job Posting Number: P-1920-0697
External vacancy

1. About this job posting

Job Posting Number: 
External Posting Number: 
Posting Start Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Posting End Date: 
Saturday, June 13, 2020

2. About this position

Work Location: 
Permanent Full Time
MSSS Job Number: 
1 320
MSSS Job Title: 
Financial Sub-Service Number: 
Job Hours: 
Hours Per Day: 
Shift Type: 
Work Schedule: 
10/14 Days

3. Description

Reporting to the head pharmacist, the pharmacist will primarily be responsible for providing pharmaceutical care to patients in Cree communities.


Proceed with order entry and pharmacological analysis of each file; 

Produce pharmacological profiles, Medication Administration Records (MARs) and Dispills Profiles when required;

Actively participate in the morning medical rounds from Monday to Friday;

Monitor medication dosage and follow up with laboratory tests relevant to his or her duties; 

Compile data on patients in chronic care and provide support for monitoring their drug therapy;

The technical tasks involved in preparing medications must be carried out by the clinical pharmacist in the absence of a trained pharmacy technician;

Assist the pharmacy technician with orders, particularly when there are shortages, and with the control of narcotics, controlled drugs and targeted substances by verifying/completing the necessary forms;

All other related tasks.

4. Requirements


University Bachelor's degree in pharmacy or Pharm. D degree;

Graduate degree, Master's in hospital pharmacy is a major asset;

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


Experience in the health and social services network is an asset;

Knowledge and Abilities:

Ability to adapt and work in a multidisciplinary team;

Ability to meet the required deadlines.


Fluent in English 

Fluency in Cree or French is an asset.


Includes on-call periods. 

5. Salary information

Salary (Hourly) Minimum: 
Salary (Hourly) Maximum: 

6. Contact

The persons interested in this position are asked to forward their resume within the prescribed deadline to:

Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay,

1055 René-Levesque East, 7th floor
Tel: 514-861-5955 Fax: 514-989-7495 Email:

More information about the position & job description with complete requirements may be obtained by contacting the above.

Note 1: In accordance with the organization’s Cree Employment Policy (in Progress) and various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA

All applicants must be Canadian citizens or have a Canadian work permit. Professionals must be licensed to practice in Québec. The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay aims to hire qualified Cree beneficiaries of the JBNQA, whenever possible. English is the working language of the CBHSSJB.

To apply, send your CV and a cover letter mentioning the Posting number to or fax 1-819-855-2680. For information call 1-877-562-2733.