Are You A Pharmacy Manager Looking For A Change? Dip Your Toe into Nova Scotia’s ‘City Of Lakes!’

RPI Consulting Group regularly works with pharmacy clients across the country, and we recently received a request from one of our corporate clients based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, for an experienced Pharmacy Manager to work on a full-time basis at a busy local pharmacy, starting ASAP. Read on to learn more about this incredible position, and be sure to check our blog every single day for hot jobs and industry rumblings!

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For this particular opportunity, the pharmacy manager will be expected to be available to work weekdays, evenings, and two weekends per months. Your shifts will vary from 9:00am to 5:00pm or 1:00pm to 9:00pm on weekdays, and 10am to 3pm on weekends. This is a busy pharmacy that fills approximately 150 prescriptions per day, and you will have ample support from staff pharmacists and pharmacy assistants. The rate of pay for this position is $57 per hour, and your regular and ongoing duties will include:

  • Dispensing prescriptions
  • Communicate with doctors to clarify prescription notes
  • Carefully examine prescription dosage
  • Paperwork and insurance coverage documentation
  • Ensure that technicians and assistants abide by customer confidentiality and consistently process scripts while keeping the pharmacy organized
  • Organizing and managing pharmacy personnel
  • Medicine labelling, packaging, and procurement
  • Consulting clientele on drug side effects and informing them about new prescriptions
  • Administer flu shots and COVID-19 vaccines (when available)

Qualifications for this position include:

  • 6 to 8 years of experience in a community pharmacy as a licensed pharmacist, with experience as a manager (please note that for this position, only candidates with previous experience as a manager will be considered)
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy
  • Licensed to practice pharmacy in Nova Scotia
  • Works well with others
  • Fluent in English
  • Fluent in French would be considered an asset

After 90 days, the successful candidate will receive full benefits (100% coverage), and there are also opportunities for performance-based bonuses.

If you feel that you’d be a good fit for this position, please send your resume directly to We thank all applicants for their interest in the role, but we will only be following-up with those candidates who we believe are a good fit.

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