IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PHARMACY MANAGER for our Peace River, AB client.


Our client’s Pharmacies are owned by Pharmacists. Our client offers a deeper level of care, brought to you by independent pharmacy owners that are a part of the local community.

Our client’s dedicated teams of owners, pharmacists and support staff are passionate about providing patient care that improves personal health and strengthens the broader community.

The Pharmacy Manager is the most senior company representative in our client’s assigned pharmacy operation. The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management, long term planning and operations of the pharmacy and the front store. The Pharmacy Manager is also responsible for leading the organization’s Business Continuity programs and for oversight of the safety of stakeholders, preventative maintenance of equipment, and inventory management. The Pharmacy Manager ensures only pharmacists influence the operations of the dispensary and that all legislation pertaining to pharmacy practice is upheld and Standards of Practice and the organization’s Code of Ethics are followed.

Pharmacy Licensee 

Act as the Licensee and ensure that the pharmacy’s license is renewed annually.

Display the pharmacy license in the dispensary.

Notify the ACP of any staffing changes and the hours of operation of the pharmacy.

Ensure that a pharmacist is always on duty.

Ensure that the pharmacy complies with all of the standards outlined in legislation and standards including adequate space, facilities, resources, medication error management procedures and supplies to fulfill the needs of the profession and the customers.

Ensure that the operations of the pharmacy comply with the agreements made between the pharmacy and third party insurers.

Cooperate with auditors and respond to audits in a timely manner.


Ensure that the pharmacy has enough staff to meet the workload.

Hire and terminate the employment of pharmacy staff.

Ensure that all pharmacy staff members are adequately trained and aware of their duties and responsibilities.

Evaluate the performance of other pharmacy staff members to ensure that they are working within their scope and fulfilling the duties and responsibilities expected of them.

Periodically meet with each staff member to discuss his or her appraisal.  Make recommendations and follow-up with appropriate praise and constructive criticism.

Make work schedules and distribute them to each staff member.

Hold periodic staff meetings to discuss the operations of the pharmacy and receive feedback and comments from other staff members.


Control the inventory level of the dispensary.

Establish a quality improvement program which includes defining quality and standards, assessing performance, determining compliance, taking corrective action if necessary and making the necessary changes to continuously improve the efficiency and success of the pharmacy.

Review all drug errors.  Make changes to the policies and procedures of the pharmacy to decrease the chance of making drug errors.

Take all necessary loss prevention measures.

Act as a team leader.

Deal with all customer complaints that cannot be handled by another staff member.

Act as “responsible affiliate” and perform necessary duties as outlined in the Health Information Act.

Ensure that all staff members and the dispensary operate and appear professionally.

Act as a preceptor to pharmacy students and interns.

Perform all other duties and responsibilities of a staff pharmacist.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy (Bpharm) – Prefer University of Alberta trained

Pharmacy Examining Boards of Canada Certification

Must have Additional Prescribing Authorization (APA)

Must have PRAC ID

Travel clinic knowledge is a definite asset

Must have Administering Injections and Immunization Course and experience

You are a licensed Pharmacist with management experience – minimum 2 years of management experience

Home Health Care experience is an asset

Front Store experience is an asset
Working knowledge of pharmacy computer systems and willingness to work flexible hours
Superior leadership and customer service skills and are a detail oriented, self-motivated team player
Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities’
Good communication skills

Operational hours are:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 9 am – 6 pm

Thursday 9 am – 8 pm

Saturday 9 am – 1 pm

Sunday closed

  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Highly competitive pay structure including substantial base pay and bonus program providing the potential to earn over $145,000 per year
  • 3 weeks of annual vacation including 5 nights of accommodation in Canmore at the company’s expense and one personal day allocated each year.
  • A generous extended health and dental program with Mint covering 65% of the premiums
  • Licensure reimbursement

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to