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Mississauga, Ontario
$84,500 - $140,800
Job Description

General Responsibilities

  • The Sr. Pharmacist is responsible for providing leadership, mentoring and supervision to all staff in the pharmacy

  • Oversees staff to ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing pharmacy

Specific Responsibilities

  • Filling, checking and dispensing medications accurately

  • Provide patient counseling to new patients

  • Perform patient follow-up calls

  • Provide medical information as required to patients and other health care professionals

  • Ensure prescription pricing is accurate and payment methods have been established

  • Ensure medications are delivered to the appropriate site as per patient requests

  • Provide general customer service for patients and health care professionals

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree

  • A valid license to practice pharmacy with the applicable College of Pharmacists

  • Full-time employment for at least one year in a hospital or retail pharmacy setting

  • Bilingualism (English/French) an asset

  • Working knowledge of retail pharmacy practice in the province of Ontario including understanding biologics and specialty medications and third-party regulations

  • This position requires a significant degree of self-direction and independence

  • Member of CaPHO, and completed accredited Oncology specialist training.

  • 1-2 years experience with IV Chemotherapy

Employer Overview

McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 12 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to support physical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please click here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.