Battleford Pharmacy Manager


Who we are:
Co-op does business differently. As a co-operative, we believe in working together to serve Western Canadians, delivering profits back to our communities and investing in sustainable growth. To learn more about who we are and how you can help bring our brand to life, visit us at

What you’ll do:
• Manage and oversee the operation of the pharmacy and its budget, including its sales, expenses, labour, and inventory. Responsible to adequately staff the pharmacy at all times through effective and flexible scheduling. Oversee and monitor inventory levels, as well as the planograms, pricing, and promotional merchandise within the pharmacy. Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs), identify opportunities for improvement, and report on target metrics. Maintain awareness of current local competitive activity and identify potential business development opportunities.
• Provide patient focused services such as injections, medication reviews, and minor ailment prescribing to maximize patient care. Provide professional advice and counselling on prescription and over-the-counter medications including indications, dosage, adverse effects, and drug interactions. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with health care professionals in the community to ensure optimal patient care.
• Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to the pharmacy team, which includes the recruitment, performance management, and training of all team members. Provide oversight to the pharmacy team to ensure the safe and secure storage of controlled drug substances and all Schedule I, II, and III drugs. Ensure that pharmacy records containing confidential patient information are secure from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification, and destruction.
• Develop, implement, and maintain policies and procedures that comply with federal and provincial legislation, regulations, bylaws and accrediting body standards. Establish and maintain quality management policies and procedures that include a process for reporting, documenting and following up on known, alleged, and suspected errors, incidents, and discrepancies.

Why it matters:
Our team provides a range of products and services to support our member-owners. Through the work that we do, we help to build, fuel, feed and grow Western Canadian communities together.

Who you are:
You are looking for a career in Pharmacy and:
• You have a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (B.Sc.Phm.) or a Doctorate. in Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from a recognized institution.
• You have 3-6 years’ of experience in pharmacy with exposure to leadership.

• Injection certification and current licensure and good standing with relevant provincial College of Pharmacists is required.
• Previous Saskatchewan pharmacy experience is preferred
• Previous co-operative retail experience is an asset
• You’re honest and trustworthy, are results-oriented and strive to be the best in what you do.
• You believe in building relationships and collaborating to deliver solutions that matter most, and you recognize the value that different perspectives bring to meet shared objectives.

What we offer:
We provide a great opportunity for career growth and advancement for those that are interested. We reward hard work, commitment and results. Discovery Co-op provides a competitive total compensation package that includes:
• Excellent Group Health Benefits (Extended Health, Dental, Disability, Employee Family Assistance Program, and Life Insurance)
• Pension (6% matched)
• Bonus Plan (paid annually)
• Professional Development and Educational Assistance Programs
• Corporate Gym Membership Rates
• Scholarship Fund for High School Students
• Social Events & Committee Opportunities
• Amazing volunteer and social events – we contributed $220K last year back to our community!

At Co-op, we embrace diversity and inclusion, and we’re working to create a workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We support and provide an environment that allows all to bring their whole selves to work.

Click here to apply online. This position will remain open until filled. 

Application Deadline:
February 14, 2023