Pharmacy Student

Req ID: 136959
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Northern
Zone, Colchester East Hants Health Centre  
Department: PHAR Pharmacy NZ

Type of Employment: Casual Student FT (3% FTE) x 2 position(s)

Status: MGMT/NON-Union Management/Non Union Position
Posting Closing Date: 3-Oct-22

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.



About the Opportunity

The Pharmacy Student will provide assistance within the Pharmacy Services department including medication reconciliation, medication distribution, medication education and discharges for patient while working with a mentor/supervisor to increase clinical capacity and applying knowledge in a clinical setting.

About You

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

  • Currently enrolled or accepted into a Pharmacy Program (Pharmacy Degree or pharmacy technician program) 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Basic typing skills or computer/keyboard experience; skill in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team


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


  • Casual Relief

Compensation and Incentives

$14.00 - $16.00 Hourly

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 


​This is a Management/Non Union bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.


​As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. 


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. Our priority groups are Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotians, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify.


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