Pharmacist - Various Positions Throughout Nova Scotia

Req ID: 173548 
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Various Sites and Community-based Locations Throughout Nova Scotia

Department: Services and Programs Throughout Nova Scotia Health
Type of Employment: Permanent, Assignments, and Casual Relief Opportunities Available
Status: Based on Bargaining Unit and Constituent Union

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

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About the Opportunity

Under the direct supervision of the Manager Clinical Services, the Pharmacist will participate in the provision of direct pharmaceutical care to inpatients/outpatients as a member of the interdisciplinary care team.  Duties include patient counseling, medication monitoring, student mentoring, drug utilization reviews, liaison with Community Pharmacists and education/drug information.  The Pharmacist participates in any clinical pharmacy research in which the Clinical Division Manager is involved.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:


  • Graduate of a recognized School of Pharmacy
  • Eligible for the registration with the Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists required
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred


Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation and incentives
  • Enrollment in the Provincial Pension Plan
  • Variety of available shifts
  • Continuous Clinical Education & Support
  • Opportunity for advancement within the organization


  • Various permanent, assignments (temporary), and casual relief (no guarantee of hours), opportunities available in various locations throughout Nova Scotia. 
  • Shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. 
  • You will be asked to specify your work hours and location preferences in the screening questions that follow once you click 'Apply now'.

Compensation and Incentives

$43.67 - $53.24 Hourly

Successful candidates may also be eligible for a signing bonus and relocation assistance with a defined Return of Service contract.

Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan. 



Once You've Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. A Recruiter will reach out to you to explore whether your qualifications and skills match an opportunity. 

Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.  

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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