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CAREER AT MINT

Are you passionate about patient care, interested in challenging yourself and making a difference in the communities you serve? Great, we’d love to hear from you!

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Join the Mint team! Take a look at the positions available.

Pharmacy Assistants

– CMP, Sherwood Park, Beaverlodge area.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting pharmacists prepare prescriptions, enter data, and assist with patient interactions at the store level. The successful candidates will hold the following credentials:

Education and Experience:

  • Graduate of a college pharmacy assistant program or a minimum of 3 years related experience
  • Demonstrated experience with vulnerable populations (preferred)

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Computer proficiency with Word, Excel spreadsheets, Kroll, Netcare, and other database programs.
  • Very strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Communicates effectively at all levels.
  • Very strong attention to detail.
  • Accepts and responds to changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
 

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Pharmacy Manager

– Peace River area.

Job Description

Mint Health + Drugs is more than a pharmacy. Renowned for excellent customer service, community involvement, and innovative practices, the organization is poised for great growth. It is the perfect time to join an award-winning team and be part of a great family.

We are currently seeking a Pharmacy Manager for the Peace River location

Purpose of the position:

The Pharmacy Manager is the most senior Company representative in the Mint Health + Drugs assigned pharmacy operation. The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management, long-term planning and operations of the pharmacy and the front store. The Pharmacy Manager is also responsible for leading the organization’s Business Continuity programs and for oversight of the safety of stakeholders, preventative maintenance of equipment, and inventory management.

Direct reports include the Pharmacists, Pharmacist Technicians and/or Pharmacy Assistants.

Reports to: Director of Operations

The Pharmacy Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Pharmacy Licensee
  • Information Technology
  • General Management
  • Leadership

Ideally, you possess the following education, experience and skills:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy
  • A member in good standing of the college of pharmacists, including a valid license
  • Minimum one-year experience within a retail pharmacy environment
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible, successful supervisory and managerial experience

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Kroll, and database programs.
  • Very strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Effective leader and motivator of employees.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Communicates effectively at all levels.
  • Takes initiative and exercises independent judgment.
  • Understands scientific methodology as it pertains to research
  • Very strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to recognize and manage change effectively.

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Registered Pharmacy Technician

For Beaverlodge

Position Description: Registered Pharmacy Technician

Reports to: Pharmacy Manager

Location: Beaverlodge and Grande Prairie

Responsibilities listed are based on a Pharmacy Technician working to full scope:

Medication Management

  • Accept a new written prescription or a request for a prescription refill from the patient or patient’s agent.
  • Create and maintain a computerized patient record.
  • Gather and document information required to provide pharmacy-related services.
  • Assist the pharmacist in identifying the patient’s health needs and expectations.
  • Assess prescription for completeness and authenticity through information gathering.
  • Receive a verbal order from a prescriber for a Schedule 1 drug, reduce to writing and sign or initial.
  • Document changes to prescriptions as a result of authorization from the original prescriber.
  • Transfer prescriptions that can legally be transferred to another pharmacy on behalf of a pharmacist.
  • Enter prescription order into a dispensing system to generate a label and (if necessary) a receipt.
  • Verify correct prescription pricing.
  • Alert pharmacist of potential or actual drug interactions, medication adherence issues, or any other situation where the pharmacist is required to intervene.
  • Retrieve, count, pour, weigh, measure, mix, reconstitute, compound medications.
  • Select an appropriate prescription container.
  • Affix prescription labels and appropriate auxiliary labels to the prescription containers.
  • Perform a final check of new or refill prescription to ensure that each step in the dispensing process has been completed properly. Including verification that the drug, dosage form, strength, quantity dispensed, prescription label, and auxiliary labels are correct.
  • Dispense refills or new prescriptions following appropriate procedures.
  • Perform a final check of a prescription for a narcotic, controlled drug or targeted substance.
  • Document activities were completed in the dispensing process to create a clear audit trail.
  • Create a written transaction record for each drug dispensed.
  • File filled prescriptions for pickup under appropriate storage conditions.
  • Verify that each patient receives the correct prescription.
  • Ensure that each patient has been assessed by the pharmacist, and any prescriptions or sale of Schedule 2 products has been assessed.
  • Repackage and label medications.
  • Ensure packaging/dispensing/compounding equipment and facilities are kept both functional and clean.
  • Replenish medications of nursing units, night cupboards, emergency boxes, cardiac arrest kits, and any other required circumstances.
  • Prepare sterile products (including IV admixtures, TPN, chemotherapeutic agents) using proper aseptic techniques and in environments that meet ACP requirements.
  • Prepare compound drugs according to a written formula and preparation process.
  • Assign a beyond-use date based on reputable sources of information for compound drugs.
  • Perform a final check for compound drugs that verify the strength, drug, manufacturer, quantity compounded, calculations, label and packaging material.
  • Educate on devices such as but not limited to inhalers, blood pressure machines and self-testing blood glucose machines.
  • Answer questions from patients about Schedule 3 drugs, health care products, aids or devices that do not require therapeutic knowledge, clinical analysis or assessment.
  • Enter into a dialogue and provide assistance to patients choosing health care products, aids or devices.
  • Provide instruction to patients about how to operate or use health care products, aids or devices.
  • Refer to the pharmacist where appropriate.
  • Prepare narcotic reports.
  • Prepare third party reports and bill accordingly.
  • Physically prepare compounds.
  • Accept new prescriptions and gather the required customer information.
  • Submit claims to third party insurer, prepare labels and receipts.
  • Prepare all prescriptions including selecting the product form inventory, obtaining the correct amount of product, selecting an appropriate container and labelling the product.
  • File all prescriptions. Look up previous prescriptions when needed.

Customer Service and Service Excellence

  • Greet patients at the dispensary counter and address and assist all customers near the dispensary.
  • Communicate clearly with patients, peers, management, and other health care professionals through a variety of media using effective and appropriate communication skills.
  • Advise the pharmacist of all vital information/alerts encountered during the prescription filling process.
  • Refer any questions requiring the clinical knowledge, skills and judgment of a pharmacist to the pharmacist.
  • Answer telephones to screen calls for the pharmacist and respond to requests where appropriate.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information.
  • Act as a mentor to new pharmacy staff.
  • Assist other pharmacy technicians and assistants.
  • Educate patients on technical aspects of the appropriate use of home monitoring and drug delivery devices.
  • Document an account of involvement in any drug errors as part of the Quality Assurance Program of the pharmacy.
  • Document the pharmacy technician’s activities in the patient record.
  • Make corrections to patient records when required.
  • Act as a witness when a pharmacist destroys narcotics or controlled drugs based on an authorization from Health Canada.
  • Supervise a provisional pharmacy technician or a student pharmacy technician in the performance of restricted activities
  • Supervise an employee engaged in compounding or providing drugs for sale.
  • Provide patient with filled prescriptions when they arrive for pick up.
  • Accept requests for refills in person and via telephone
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the pharmacy counter, shelves and dispensing equipment.
  • Refer all health, prescription and OTC drug questions and any other questions to which an answer is not known, to the pharmacist.
  • Accept requests for refills in person or via telephone.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the pharmacy counter, shelves and dispensing equipment.

Inventory Management

  • Monitor stock and supply levels to ensure sufficient quantities for optimal operation.
  • Prepare and order stock and supplies from the indicated source.
  • Source alternatives (brand, strength, stock size) from other authentic suppliers when necessary to prevent disruption of the supply chain.
  • Receive and verify stock and supplies purchased and follow up with discrepancies.
  • Restock dispensary shelves ensuring stock is rotated as per expiry dates.
  • Routinely monitor expiry dates of medications and segregate expired products for disposal, destruction, or return.
  • Ensure drugs are both transported and stored under the appropriate conditions (i.e., temperature, security).
  • Routinely audit inventory for discrepancies.
  • Routinely reconcile inventory for narcotic/controlled/targeted substances.
  • Issue supplies from the storeroom.
  • Prepackage medications (including unit dose packaging).
  • Deliver medications to institutional wards.
  • Restock institutional wards with narcotics/controlled/targeted substances. Prepare and submit the drug order.
  • Receive the drug order, which includes restocking the shelves and entering the inventory into the computer.
  • Enter the narcotics and controlled drugs received into the Narcotics Register.
  • Ensure that the dispensary is always stocked with adequate supplies including prescription containers, bags, and other supplies.

Education and Experience:

  • College graduate from an accredited Pharmacy Technician Program
  • 2 years of experience as a pharmacy technician

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Computer proficiency with Word, Excel spreadsheets, Kroll, Netcare, and other database programs
  • Very strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Communicates effectively at all levels
  • Takes initiative
  • Excellent phone manner, speaks clearly and professionally
  • Very strong attention to details

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LPN for Flu Season

For Grande Prairie

Job Description

Mint Health + Drugs Sterling is located in Grande Prairie. We are well
respected in the community and individuals trust us with their vaccination
needs, whether travel related or as a means of prevention.

The LPN is expected to meet and exceed the standards of patient centred
care as services are performed within the scope of practice for an LPN in
Alberta. There is a focus on ensuring service and clinical excellence.
We are looking for an experienced LPN to join our team on a temporary
basis to help us with the following:

  • Provide excellent patient care when administering flu shots
  • Work as part of a team to help individuals and answer queries
  • Communicate clearly with patients, peers, management, and other health
  • care professionals through a variety of media using effective and
  • appropriate communication skills
  • Advise the patient to seek further medical attention, where appropriate
  • Answer any questions requiring clinical knowledge, which fall within the
  • scope of practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Alberta
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information.
  • Educate patients on technical aspects of appropriate use of home
  • monitoring
  • Follow the principles of patient centred care when delivering care
  • Maintain the cleanliness and a stock of supplies and equipment
  • Ensure patient and care provider safety by accurately assessing risk using
  • tools provided
  • Ensure that care plans meet individual patient’s needs
  • Ensure all internal and external reporting meets or exceeds all standards
  • and expectations of Mint Health + Drugs
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of appropriate documentation, including client charting
  • Actively identify potential risks with internal stakeholders and work collaboratively to mitigate or manage risks, especially those associated with clinical care

Education and Experience:

  • Active registration and valid practice permit with the College of Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA)
  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing program
  • 1 year experience practicing as an LPN, home health service delivery preferred

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Computer proficiency
  • Very strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Communicates effectively at all levels
  • Takes initiative
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent team player and lead, when necessary
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated competence in nursing scope and practice
  • Desire to self-improve through formal education or learning new skills
  • Strong case management skills
  • Injection certified

Part-time hours: 24-36 per week

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Graphic Designer

For Head office

Job Description

Working on behalf of the Company with a chosen marketing agency, the Marketing designer is responsible for conceptualizing and implementing digital strategies that support business growth, create brand recognition, and customer exposure for a wide variety of company initiatives. This multifaceted role is best suited for a creative individual with a passion for design. The successful candidate will have a well-honed skill set and proven experience in creating brand recognition, community outreach and engagement, and being self-motivated.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to various campaigns
  • Remain current with digital marketing trends and potential new channel
  • Create and schedule efficient and effective posts on social media, the blog, and other digital channels while maintaining brand consistency
  • Create and distribute tweets, implement strategies to grow our followers, engage and retain them
  • Demonstrate and practice the best trends in social media marketing
  • Content creation/management
  • Follow branding guidelines – CMYK, colour theory
  • General daily marketing tasks and projects
  • Report to the marketing coordinator and follow project briefs

 

Education and Experience:

  • Strong experience in additional Adobe Creative Cloud programs – Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Proficient experience in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, or Google Docs
  • Experience with copywriting and writing fo an audience
  • Marketing diploma or degree
  • Pharmacy or healthcare industry experience an asset

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Highly creative with the ability to conceptualize, analyze, plan and deliver
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Works well collaboratively and cooperatively when working as a team
  • Motivated and eager with the ability to prioritize, track and meet deadlines, use good judgment, and work under minimal supervision
  • Resourceful when problem-solving with the ability to maintain focus on the end goal
  • Positive attitude
  • Creates supportive relationships with well-honed customer service skills
  • Very strong attention to details
  • Service excellence oriented

** This job is part of the Canada Summer Student Job Grant. You must qualify for this grant to be considered for this role.

To be eligible, youth must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

For more details on the Canada Summer Job Grant, you can visit https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/canada-summer-jobs.html

Contract length: 2 months

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Pharmacist

Various locations: CMP (Edmonton & Calgary) 

 

This is a great opportunity for a pharmacist who wishes to work as part of a concerted multidisciplinary effort to help the most vulnerable in Calgary & Edmonton. You must have the flexibility to be able to work 7 days a week.

 

This position will appeal to an individual who is a pharmacist who would like to work 4-6 hours a day, helping others, doing clinical work, and be available possibly one weekends, if necessary.

Immediate availability is required.

 

Although listed as temporary, there is potential for something more permanent.

The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing prescriptions, manage patient interactions at the store level, and do clinical consults. The successful candidates will hold the following credentials:

Education and Experience:

  • Registered pharmacist in good standing with the Alberta College of Pharmacists
  • Demonstrated experience with vulnerable populations (preferred)

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Computer proficiency with Word, Excel spreadsheets, Kroll, Netcare, and other database programs.
  • Very strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.
  • Assists patients with questions.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Communicates effectively at all levels.
  • Very strong attention to details.
  • Accepts and responds to changing priorities.

Part-time hours: 28-32 per week

 

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