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Community pharmacists and hospital pharmacists compound and dispense prescribed pharmaceuticals and provide consultative services to both clients and health care providers. They are employed in community and hospital pharmacies, or they may be self-employed. Industrial pharmacists participate in the research, development, promotion and manufacture of pharmaceutical products. They are employed in pharmaceutical companies and government departments and agencies.
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- Check prescriptions for proper dosage
- Compound prescribed pharmaceutical products by calculating, measuring and mixing the quantities of drugs and other ingredients required and filling appropriate containers with correct quantity
- Dispense prescribed pharmaceuticals to customers or to other health care professionals and advise them on indications, contra-indications, adverse effects, drug interactions and dosage
- Maintain medication profiles of customers including registry of poisons and narcotic and controlled drugs
- Ensure proper preparation, packaging, distribution and storage of vaccines, serums, biologicals and other drugs and pharmaceuticals
- Order and maintain stock of pharmaceutical supplies
- Advise customers on selection and use of non-prescription medication
- May supervise and co-ordinate the activities of other pharmacists, pharmacy assistants, pharmacy technicians and other staff.
- Participate in basic research for the development of new drugs
- Formulate new drug products developed by medical researchers
- Test new drug products for stability and to determine their absorption and elimination patterns
- Co-ordinate clinical investigations of new drugs
- Control the quality of drug products during production to ensure that they meet standards of potency, purity, uniformity, stability and safety
- Develop information materials concerning the uses, properties and risks of particular drugs
- Evaluate labelling, packaging and advertising of drug products
- Promote pharmaceutical products to health professionals.
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Job Opportunities as a Military Pharmacist in the Canadian Forces
The Canadian Forces is currently recruiting for the occupation of Military Pharmacist. Military Pharmacists are integral members of the Canadian Forces health care team, which is dedicated to preserving the health of Canadian Forces personnel. The role of a Pharmacist is constantly changing and is no longer confined to the distribution of drugs. Pharmacists must now be effective in identifying and resolving complex drug-related problems. They must dedicate time to consultation with patients, physicians, and other health care professionals. They are expected to participate in the education of pharmacy students and interns, to become members of advisory and professional committees, and to maintain their clinical competence through structured and self-directed learning initiatives.
To learn more about the requirements for this occupation and the application process, visit FORCES.CA.
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