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Pharmacist - Morrisburg, Ont
Posted September 26, 2018

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Clinical Evidence Experts – College of Family Physicians of Canada
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Full time pharmacist - 1 year contract position - Hamilton
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Floating Pharmacist (Full time Permanent) - Ottawa, ON
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Pharmacist - Pembroke, Ontario
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Pharmacy Manager - Windsor
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PT Toronto Pharmacist Needed - Toronto
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Pharmacist - Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre, London
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Community Practice Advisor - Ontario College of Pharmacist
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Full Time Community Pharmacist - Scarborough
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Clinical Lecturer - School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo
Posted July 20, 2018

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Full Time Coordinator, Pharmacy Compounding - Sudbury
Posted July 19, 2018

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Permanent Part Time Pharmacist - Toronto
Posted June 27, 2018

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Full time Pharmacist - Sioux Lookout ON
Posted June 25, 2018

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Full time pharmacist - Rural pharmacy, Norwood
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FT Pharmacist - Beautiful Lake Huron
Posted May 31, 2018

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Part-time pharmacist - Richmond Hill, Ontario
Posted May 31, 2018

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Recherche pharmacien - Rockland, Ottawa
Posted May 24, 2018

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Relief pharmacist available
Posted September 26, 2018

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Relief and PT pharmacist available
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Pharmacists Seeking PT or Relief Work
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Registered Pharmacy Technician - SickKids
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Pharmacy Technician Wanted - Etobicoke
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Full Time Pharmacy Technician - Marchese Health Care, Hamilton
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Part-time, Casual Pharmacy Technicians - Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare
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Full-time Registered Pharmacy Technician - Ontario
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Part-Time Pharmacy Technician Wanted - Nobleton, Ontario
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Part-Time Pharmacy Technician - Toronto, Ontario
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Full Time Technician - Sioux Lookout ON
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Pharmacy and Clinic Available for Lease – Brampton
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North GTA Pharmacy for Sale – GTA
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Executive Assistant to Chief Executive Officer – Permanent Full-Time
Posted September 18, 2018

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.We are dedicated to working on behalf of patients, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students across the province to evolve the practice of pharmacy and advocate for the highest standards of professional excellence and fair compensation.www.opatoday.com

THE ROLE

OPA is actively seeking an Executive Assistant (EA) to provide a wide-range of administrative support primarily to the CEO, work closely with the Board of Directors, Board Committees and Senior Executive Team. This position requires a high degree of initiative and judgement in order to anticipate and initiate appropriate action.

The EA will work closely with the CEO in all areas of the association’s executive administrative support and governance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manages the administrative functions of the CEO’s office including, but not limited to:

  • Day-to-day administration support for the CEO office.

  • Schedules meetings, conference calls and travel arrangements, including prioritizing meetings and communicating all relevant details to participants.

  • Proactively manages CEO’s calendar with the ability to schedule and prioritize meetings, resolve schedule conflicts, and stay several steps ahead to manage effectively.

  • Prepares and edits correspondence (i.e., letters, email communications, memos, reports, presentation decks, executive summaries, and/or any other documents or materials necessary) as determined and assigned by the CEO. Develops and maintains an effective confidential filing and documentation system (electronic and/or paper).
  • Prepares CEO’s expense reports, and reviews expense reports submitted by Board of Directors, Committee Members or any other member of the Senior Executive Team for CEO approval; prepares CEO office related invoices and contracts for CEO review and approval.

Manages the administration of the governance related functions including, but not limited to:

  • The preparation of agendas, meeting packages, briefing notes, recording and minute preparation for the Board of Directors and assigned Board Committees in a timely fashion, and dissemination of material electronically via the online governance portal.
  • Scheduling, coordinating and providing continuous support during Board events including Board and assigned Committee meetings, Annual General Meeting, Board of Director elections, new director orientation, strategic planning sessions, special request / events and corporate events.
  • ·Attending Board and assigning Board committee meetings, recording minutes, taking notes, action items, follows-up accordingly, ensuring legal compliance and availability upon request to authorized individuals.
  • Providing support to the Board Chair and Directors on behalf of the CEO, demonstrating sound judgement and a thorough understanding of Board policies, procedures and corporate by-laws.
  • Participating in the regular review of by-laws and facilitating education and orientation to new Board Members and Directors pertaining to the governance of the association.
  • Assisting in the preparation and implementation of governance related policies, mandates, charters, workplans and other governance procedures.
  • Coordinating and supporting Board of Director election campaigns, annual Board and Committee evaluations, and related governance processes.

 QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of five to seven years of Executive Assistant experience, preferably for a CEO or a Senior Executive, including Board of Directors and governance related experience.
  • University degree or college diploma in public administration, governance, management support is a major asset.
  • Experience in a membership association, knowledge and experience in the healthcare and/or government sector experience are definite assets.
  • Highest degree of privacy and confidentiality; a sense of integrity and discretion are required.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills; able to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders, Board of Directors, employees, industry associations, and other stakeholder groups and individuals.
  • Superior organizational, administrative and time management skills are required.
  • Demonstrated and proven technical competence with MS Office familiarity with online document management portal (Board Effects) an asset.
  • A high level of attention to detail, including working with numbers, keen on the accuracy, validity, and verifiability of information sources, and follow-up is required.
  • Ability to perform, make decisions and problem solve under pressure; exercising initiative and sound judgment.
  • Possess ability to be disciplined, self-motivated, able to work under minimal supervision.
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours. 

HOW TO APPLY:Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume along with their salary expectations to careers@opatoday.com. Please state the Job Posting Title in the Subject Line of the email.No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

AODA DISCLOSURE: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. 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.

Director, Pharmacy Professional Affairs – Temporary Full-Time to September 2019
Posted May 31, 2018

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. As the largest provincial pharmacy advocacy organization and Canada’s largest continuing professional development and drug information provider for pharmacists, OPA represents the views and interests of pharmacy professionals (including pharmacists, pharmacy students, interns and pharmacy technicians) in all practice settings across Ontario. By leveraging the unique expertise of pharmacy professionals, enabling them to practice to their fullest potential, and making them even more accessible to patients, OPA is working to drive the efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare system.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Chief Pharmacy Officer, the Director Pharmacy Professional Affairs promotes the pharmacy profession through identifying, developing and supporting pharmacy initiatives relating to advocacy, thought leadership and business support services.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Advocacy

  • Support OPA communications strategies and tactics through written submissions, media relations and other means as requested
  • Work in collaboration with the Chief Pharmacy Officer to advise on and recommend health policy initiatives that contribute to the overall OPA strategic and business planning process and that supports the work of the OPA and its members
  • Work in collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team to advise and recommend advocacy initiatives that support the strategic work of the OPA
  • Support the work of the Board and OPA Committees through attendance and participation as required, including acting as the staff liaison for the Pharmacists’ Practice Committee, Long- Term Care Working Group, and Pharmacy Management Software Vendor Working Group/eHealth Task Force
  • Liaise with external stakeholders including Ministry, OCP, CLHIA, and other healthcare provider associations to promote the OPA and identify opportunities for collaboration
  • Represent the OPA on external stakeholder committees (Ministry, CLHIA, others as required)
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in the development of pharmacy practice guidelines (e.g. Best Practice Guidelines for Long-Term Care, Inspections of the Medication Management System)

Thought Leadership

  • Monitor and assess trends in the pharmacy industry at a provincial, national and international level to determine their impact on the profession using data analytics
  • Support OPA communications to increase public awareness and engage key stakeholders as it pertains to the OPA strategic and business plan
  • Support the strategic development of white papers to position the OPA as a leader in the pharmacy profession
  • Work in collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team to advise and recommend thought leadership initiatives that support the work of OPA

Business Development

  • Collaborate with external stakeholders on initiatives to support evolving pharmacy practice and demonstrate leadership in and advocacy for the pharmacy profession
  • Collaborate with the DIRC team to expand the Pharmacy Practice Support Network
  • Collaborate with the OPA Professional Development team to contribute to the development of relevant and innovative continuing education offerings
  • Work in collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team to advise and recommend opportunities for business development that support the OPA strategic and business plan

HR

  • Develop and manage the Professional Practice Coordinator who will support the development and delivery of pharmacy practice activities relating to advocacy, thought leadership and business development
  • Develop and manage the Pharmacy Student to ensure successful completion of a project contributing to pharmacy practice and/or professional affairs and provide exposure to the different departments across the association

Other

  • Maintain Part A pharmacy designation
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
  • Must be a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Pharmacists with an active Part A license

Experience

  • Minimum 7 years’ practice experience in community pharmacy practice
  • Experience managing employees, including coaching, motivating, and monitoring performance
  • Prior experience in a hospital, long-term care, corporate and/or collaborative health team environments an asset

Skills / Knowledge

  • Sound knowledge of the emerging role of pharmacists in the broader health care system
  • Working knowledge of related legislations, regulations and standards of practice in Ontario
  • In-depth knowledge about public and third-party payors’ practice, policies and procedures
  • Superior written and oral communication skills, including strong report writing and effective ability to communicate orally
  • Superior attention to detail and analytical skills to effectively anticipate challenges and opportunities
  • Excellent organizational, time management and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to tactfully handle sensitive inquiries
  • Demonstrated influencing, problem solving and relationship management skills
  • An innovative self-starter who can work independently based on project needs or actively participate as part of a professional management team
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency, including Microsoft Office suite of programs, and comfortable learning new software

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume along with their salary expectations to careers@opatoday.com.

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

AODA DISCLOSURE:

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. 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.

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