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PHARMACIST
Organization:    Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Division:    Ontario Public Drug Programs Division/Drug Program Services Branch
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    6A012 - Social06
Salary:    $69,680.00 - $99,600.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    58253
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Bring your pharmaceutical expertise and your strong analytical and problem solving skills to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Drug Program Services Branch, where you will review drug submissions from manufacturers on products being considered for listing as Ontario Drug Benefits (ODB).

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:
• provide a thorough review of the clinical and/or pharmacoeconomic data in drug submissions to ensure information is credible and sufficient, and that adequate comparators were used;
• develop cost comparison and/or impact analysis of drug products;
• identify and research complex clinical, economic and process related issues;
• develop, recommend and/or implement policies and procedures which support the review process and the Committee to Evaluate Drugs (CED);
• facilitate communication with internal and external stakeholders; and
• prepare briefing notes and correspondence.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory:
• You have a Bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (B.Sc Pharm., BSP or equivalent) and licensed by the Ontario College of Pharmacists.

Technical Knowledge:
• You have sound knowledge of pharmacology, pharmacoeconomics and clinical pharmacotherapy.
• You have demonstrated ability to evaluate clinical and pharmacoenomics data.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of financial cost comparison techniques and impact analysis, and the ability to interpret market share information.
• You have good knowledge of legislation and/or regulations governing federal and provincial drug submissions review process.

Analytical and Problem Solving Skills:
• You have analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills to conduct options analysis and formulate a solution based on sound rationale.

Communication, Interpersonal and Organizational Skills:
• You have excellent verbal and written communication to participate in work groups/committees, conduct meetings and presentations, prepare briefing notes, technical reports, recommendations/correspondence.
• You have interpersonal skills to provide consultation to stakeholders to identify and resolve potential conflicts or contentious issues of varying levels of technical expertise.
• You have demonstrated organizational skills to work within tight timeframes, handle multiple priorities and/or competing demands.

Computer Skills:
• You have proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database (e.g., pharmaceutical database) applications.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 5700 Yonge Street, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Tuesday, November 19, 2013
 
Note:
  • T-HL-58253/13
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, December 3, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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