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Full-Time Permanent Pharmacist – Hearst, ON
Posted February 11, 2018

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Full-Time Pharmacist – Pembroke, ON
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Part-Time Pharmacist – Huntsville, ON
Posted January 28, 2018

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Full-Time Pharmacist – Chatham-Kent, ON
Posted January 9, 2018

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Full & Part-time Pharmacist positions – Midtown Toronto
Posted January 7, 2018

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Part-time Pharmacist - Nobleton, ON
Posted January 3, 2018

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Full Time Permanent Pharmacist Position - Thunder Bay, ON
Posted December 20, 2018

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Part-Time Staff Pharmacist - Kitchener, ON
Posted December 18, 2018

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Full-Time Pharmacy Manager - Elliot Lake, ON
Posted December 14, 2018

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Full-Time Pharmacist - Chatham, ON
Posted December 14, 2018

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Full-Time Pharmacist - Hawkesbury, ON
Posted December 12, 2018

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Relief Pharmacist - Toronto & GTA
Posted December 4, 2018

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Full Time Pharmacy Technician & St. Micheal's Hospital
Posted January 28, 2019

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Full-Time Contract (15 months) Registered Pharmacy Technician - Toronto, ON
Posted January 2, 2019

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Part-Time Technician or Assistant - Wellth Pharmacy and Clinic, Toronto
Posted December 12, 2018

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Pharmacy Assistant – Hamilton, ON
Posted January 7, 2019

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Pharmacy Assistant – Kitchener, ON
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Pharmacy Assistant – Ottawa, ON
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Pharmacy Assistant - Barrie, ON
Posted December 14, 2018

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Pharmacy Assistant - Kitchener, ON
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Pharmacy Assistant - Hamilton, ON
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Pharmacy Assistant - Newmarket, ON
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Specialty Compounding Lab – Brampton
Posted November 7, 2018

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London Pharmacy Technicians Conference – London, ON
Posted January 18, 2018

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Chief Executive Officer – Full-Time, Permanent Position
Posted January 30, 2019

Chief Executive Officer
Full-Time, Permanent Position

ABOUT THE ONTARIO PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION:

The Ontario Pharmacists Association is committed to evolving the pharmacy profession and advocating for excellence in practice and patient care. With more than 10,000 members, OPA is Canada’s largest advocacy organization, and professional development and drug information provider for pharmacy professionals across Ontario. By leveraging the unique expertise of pharmacy professionals, enabling them to practise to their fullest potential, and making them more accessible to patients, OPA is working to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare system. The pharmacy sector plays a strong role in Ontario with an economic impact of more than $6.3 billion across 4,500 pharmacies, employing 60,000 Ontarians.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Ontario Pharmacists Association has recently transitioned to an interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to help advance the organization strategically and financially. During this time, the Board of Directors, in collaboration with senior management and staff, has developed a strategic direction for success from 2019 through to 2021. The Association is in the process of recruiting a permanent CEO to implement this direction, while maintaining the ability of the organization to change direction rapidly in the ever-changing profession of pharmacy.

The successful candidate will act as the Chief Staff Officer of the Association and as Secretary to the Board, with responsibility for:

  • Establishing strong working relationships with the Board of Directors, management, staff, members, government officials, partners, other provincial pharmacy associations, the Canadian Pharmacists Association, the Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association and other related professional associations;
  • Growing membership with a strong value proposition, with strengthened engagement and two-way communications between members and the Association;
  • Developing new innovative business services or offerings as added value for members (individual members, and corporate/independent owner members);
  • Implementing an existing strategic plan as developed by the Board of Directors, management and staff, while providing further insight, guidance and direction from experience and knowledge;
  • Inspiring, leading and engaging a strong senior management team and staff working closely together to achieve planned goals and objectives;
  • Advocating with government and other stakeholders for continued advancement of scope of practice and reimbursement in pharmacy, and other strategic priorities of the Association;
  • Bringing a diverse membership together supporting the strategic priorities of the strategic plan, balancing the interests of the business and the profession—continuously pushing forward “outcomes”;
  • Championing OPA, its members, and strategic priorities with other healthcare professionals, the public and government in evolving integrated healthcare service delivery for Ontario’s citizens;
  • Implementing necessary change while ensuring ongoing positive working relationships internally and externally;
  • Considering and defining the role of technology to enhance the current operation and advance the Association model, introducing new services and adapting and responding to a fast-changing external environment.

A strategic, open-minded thinker who adapts easily to a rapidly changing environment, the successful candidate will bring solid association or management experience preferably from the healthcare, not-for-profit sector, and/or private sector including at least 10 years at a senior level. A solid understanding of healthcare and healthcare delivery in Ontario and Canada, and/or a background in pharmacy or another healthcare discipline would be definite assets. A university graduate degree in a relevant discipline or a suitable combination of education and experience is required; higher education or a pharmacy degree is an asset. Due to the nature of the position, you must be prepared to travel and work a flexible schedule.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resumé to bwilson@opatoday.com.

Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m., February 25, 2019

No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

OPA’S COMMITMENT TO EQUALITY:

As an equal opportunity employer, OPA is fully committed to adhering and complying with all the accessibility requirements laid out under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require any special accommodations and/or identify yourself as an individual with a disability, please feel free to contact us at careers@opatoday.com.

ACCOUNTANT
Posted January 23, 2019

ABOUT THE ONTARIO PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION

The Ontario Pharmacists Association is committed to evolving the pharmacy profession and advocating for excellence in practice and patient care. With more than 10,000 members, OPA is Canada’s largest advocacy organization, and professional development and drug information provider for pharmacy professionals across Ontario. By leveraging the unique expertise of pharmacy professionals, enabling them to practise to their fullest potential, and making them more accessible to patients, OPA is working to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare system. The pharmacy sector plays a strong role in Ontario with an economic impact of more than $6.3 billion across 4,500 pharmacies, employing 60,000 Ontarians.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Accountant will provide accounting and related services to both internal stakeholders and Board of Directors in a variety of areas including departmental costing, budget preparation, accounts receivable, month-end and year-end working papers, program contracts and reporting, special projects and other accounting related matters. Independent initiative and judgement are to be exercised in carrying out the duties of this role.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitates departmental budget planning cycle through provision of appropriate cost reports, support documentation and advice regarding forward planning.
  • Prepares monthly draft financial report compared to budget for review by CFO. Assists in preparation of month-end working papers including deferred revenue, sponsorship grants, A/R reconciliation, prepaid expenses, accrued liability, employee expense recoverable, etc.
  • Prepares sub-schedules for departmental and unit cost monitoring and financial planning purposes and analyzes negative variances for review by department leaders.
  • Prepares journal entries for posting to the General Ledger and maintains the General Ledger for accuracy and completeness. This includes the preparation and input of monthly payroll summary, cash receipts, adjusting entries as required, and monthly trial balance. Prepares monthly deferred revenue entries, recurring journal entries and conducts reviews of selected balance sheet accounts.
  • Responsible for the preparation of supporting schedules for year-end audit and audits of government contracts.
  • Assists CFO in the preparation for internal meetings and committee meetings, specifically the Audit and Finance Committee and Board of Directors meetings.
  • Attends the Audit and Finance Committee meetings and responsible for minute taking.
  • Helps ensure good accounting policies and segregation of accounting duties are supported.
  • Carries out month end review on A/R and A/P sub-ledgers and prints related reports.
  • Responsible for managing the financial reporting for program contracts.
  • Performs other accounting related duties such as: ensuring timely remittance of source deductions including HST, PST, EHT, etc., maintaining lease schedules, and ensuring adequate supporting documentation is maintained throughout, provides support with processing payments and printing cheques.
  • Participates in special projects as assigned by management.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation
  • A minimum of 2-5 years of relevant accounting and finance experience; experience working in the not-for-profit sector or similar organizations is an asset

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong mathematical skills and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including intermediate to advanced level knowledge with MS Office (Word and Excel).
  • Knowledge of / experience using Sage300 an asset
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices is required
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a high degree of diplomacy, tact and empathy
  • Able to effectively multi-task and prioritize as needed
  • Previous experience managing and developing staff an asset

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resumé along with their salary expectations to careers@opatoday.com. No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

OPA’S COMMITMENT TO EQUALITY

As an equal opportunity employer, OPA is fully committed to adhering and complying with all the accessibility requirements laid out under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require any special accommodations and/or identify yourself as an individual with a disability, please feel free to contact us at careers@opatoday.com.

OPA PHARMACY STUDENT OPPORTUNITY
Posted December 14, 2018

OPA PHARMACY STUDENT OPPORTUNITY
LESLIE DAN FACULTY OF PHARMACY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

DEPARTMENT: Professional Affairs
DURATION: 37.5 hrs/wk x 12-16 wks, May to Aug 2019
REPORTS TO: Manager, Professional Affairs
LOCATION: OPA, 600-155 University Ave., Toronto, ON

The Ontario Pharmacists Association is committed to evolving the pharmacy profession and advocating for excellence in practice and patient care. As Canada’s largest advocacy organization, and professional development and drug information provider for pharmacists, the Association represents pharmacy professionals across Ontario. By leveraging the unique expertise of pharmacy professionals, enabling them to practice to their fullest potential, and making them more accessible to patients, OPA is working to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare system. As the future of the profession, the OPA Pharmacy Student is a valuable team member. S/he will have many opportunities to work across different OPA departments contributing to excellence in pharmacy practice and better patient care. The successful candidate will not only gain an understanding of OPA’s role within the pharmacy profession but also gain an appreciation of how government and private payor policies influence patient care, pharmacy operations and pharmacy economics.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE OPA PHARMACY STUDENT

The Student will:

  • Report to the Manager of Professional Affairs, and is expected to work both independently and collaboratively, to:
    • Gain a greater understanding of the current issues impacting pharmacy practice and help support the needs of OPA members by responding to member questions and concerns as well as participating in advocacy efforts;
    • Develop and complete an approved project that addresses the ongoing work of OPA and supports current pharmacy practice, with a presentation to be delivered to OPA staff on the project prior to the end of the studentship period;
    • Support and attend internal and external meetings when appropriate (e.g., with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Pharmacy Practice Committee, Long-Term Care Working Group, and other pharmacy stakeholders);
    • Create and/or support ongoing projects within the Professional Development and/or Drug Information and Resource Center (DIRC) departments (e.g., writing blogs, tip sheets, documentation templates and other practice tools).
  • Have the opportunity to work collaboratively across all departments, including Advocacy, Health Policy, Professional Development, and Marketing and Communications.

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled as a pharmacy student in the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto
  • Current member of the Ontario Pharmacists Association
  • Registered pharmacy student member of the Ontario College of Pharmacists
  • Strong work ethic with a passion for the future of the profession
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment is a must
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Reliable, accurate and able to work efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Previous experience working in a community, hospital or long-term care pharmacy setting is an asset

Please be advised that the weeks of work are flexible to accommodate Early Practice Experience (EPE) placements.

For more information, please contact Valentina Grigorenko, HR Manager at vgrigorenko@opatoday.com.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@opatoday.com

(For pharmacy students at the University of Waterloo, the 2019 student position has already been filled. Please refer to your co-op program for future opportunities.)

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