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Senior Pharmaceutical Policy and Program Consultant
Senior Pharmaceutical Policy and Program Consultant

Senior Pharmaceutical Policy and Program Consultant

Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $52.66–$64.09 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Senior Pharmaceutical Policy and Program Consultant - PHA000172
Employment Type : SGEU Term 9 months or more
Location(s) : SK-Rgna-Regina
Ministry : 032 Health
Salary Range : $52.663-$64.089 Hourly
Salary Supplement : included in hourly salary range (in-scope)
Grade : SGEU.12.

About the Ministry

The Ministry of Health is a place where leadership is customary, innovation is encouraged, and where individuals with ideas and commitment have an opportunity to make a difference. We are committed to ensuring high-quality health care to the people of Saskatchewan through a responsive, efficient, and patient family-centered health care system. To ensure the provision of essential and appropriate services, the Ministry establishes provincial strategy and policy direction, sets and monitors standards, establishes legislation and provides funding.

The Opportunity

The Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Branch, Ministry of Health, is seeking an experienced pharmacist for the role of Senior Pharmaceutical Policy and Program Consultant, Professional Practice Unit. Your primary focus will be on community pharmacy practice within the Province.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Director, Professional Practice, you will apply your leadership and technical knowledge to undertake the development, implementation, management and evaluation of Ministry pharmacy programs, policies and initiatives;
  • You will be able to work independently, be confident and proactive, and have exceptional negotiation skills and experience that you will utilize in negotiating service provider agreements;
  • This position requires proven team building skills to establish positive working relationships with a range of branches within the Ministry, community pharmacists, pharmacy regulatory and professional organizations, and other stakeholders;
  • You will have strong analytic skills that will be needed to identify and develop required changes to legislation, regulations, policies and standards. Using well-developed communication, consultation, and problem solving skills;
  • You will resolve community pharmacy-related issues, including those related to pharmacy practice, pharmacist professional services and the Pharmaceutical Information Program (PIP); and
  • You will be required to have a thorough understanding of privacy legislation; experience with data sharing agreements is an asset.

The Ideal Candidate

Will have current experience with these areas of pharmacy practice and with resolving pharmacy related data integrity issues and ensuring data quality. As well, a history of participation on one or more of Saskatchewan’s regulatory or professional pharmacy body’s working groups or committees is an asset.

Typically, the knowledge and skills for this position are acquired through a pharmacy degree, combined with several years of recent experience working as a community pharmacist.

  • You will have managerial experience in pharmacy or other health-related environments;
  • A license with the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals is a requirement; and
  • A working knowledge of the operation of the Pharmaceutical Information Program and its application in both institutional and community pharmacy practice is necessary.

What We Offer:

The Ministry of Health offers dynamic and challenging work for talented individuals in an environment that supports innovation, creativity and diversity. In addition, the Saskatchewan public service offers a number of employment advantages such as:

  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including pension
  • Vacation, scheduled days off (SDO) and other types of leave
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Flexible work arrangement

Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in "diversity groups" below
Diversity Groups : Aboriginal persons, Persons with disabilities, Visible minority persons

Hours of Work : A - SGEU Office 36 - one day off every two weeks
Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date: Aug 15, 2022, 12:59:00 AM