Job profile - Pharmacist

Female Pharmacist

Pharmacists are another key part of the Correctional Service of Canada's (CSC) Health Services team. They are responsible for providing essential pharmacy services for offenders. They assist in the operation of our Regional Pharmacies.

CSC pharmacists ensure the correct and safe supply of medical products to offenders according to professional standards. They are trained in all aspects of medication handling, including:

  • compounding
  • dispensing
  • medication profile maintenance
  • drug therapy
  • drug interactions
  • side effects

Pharmacists are also responsible for ordering and maintaining the stock of pharmaceutical supplies. You work with health care teams and provide advice on the selection of optimal, cost effective drug therapy.

You will work closely with other members of CSC's Health Services team (nurses, physicians, psychiatrists) to ensure appropriate review and follow-up of pharmaceutical care strategies.