Quality Assurance and Field Officer



Quality Assurance and Field OfficerCollege of Pharmacists of Manitoba, Winnipeg The College of Pharmacists of Manitoba (CPhM) was established in 1878 and is the pharmacy regulatory and licensing authority in Manitoba.  The legislated mandate of CPhM is to serve and protect the public interest.  The College protects the health and well-being of the public by ensuring and promoting safe, ethical care by its registrants.  CPhM is presently in search of an experienced Quality Assurance and Field Officer to support its quality assurance and improvement programs.  If you are looking for a varied and challenging role in a fast-paced environment, and aspire to do meaningful work, then we want to meet you. About the Position: Your role as Quality Assurance and Field Officer is to administer quality assurance programs to assess and improve the performance and practice of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and the operations of pharmacies in Manitoba. Your primary duties include: Site Inspections – you will conduct pharmacy site inspections to assess the pharmacy operations and facility environments. Practice Matters – you will respond to queries from registrants, the public, and stakeholders regarding all aspects of pharmacy practice. Monitor Trends and Best Practice – you will keep apprised of trends and best-practice regarding pharmacy practice, ensure standards of practice and educational material for public, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy owners is current and accessible. The best in this role will integrate conventional practice with innovative research developments to provide quality learning experiences for practitioners whose facilities undergo inspection and enhance pharmacy operations to ensure safe, ethical service to patients and the public.  The successful candidate will communicate effectively with various stakeholder groups, both in-person and through various communication technologies to analyse and solve problems skillfully. Working at the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba This is a full-time, permanent position, Monday to Friday, based on a 37.5 – hour workweek; occasional requirement to work outside regular business hours for travel, special meetings, and events.  The work model includes a hybrid of remote and onsite work. Salary range is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  In addition, CPhM provides a comprehensive compensation package that offers a generous health care benefits plan, group retirement savings contribution after one year, continuing professional development opportunities, and 3-weeks vacation. CPhM staff is a small team working in a friendly, highly collaborative environment.  Staff are bound closely by a commitment to serving the public interest and have shared values of integrity, respect, accountability, and lifelong learning. Qualifications Bachelor of Science in PharmacyLicensed registrant of the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba or eligible to be registered and licenced in ManitobaKnowledge and experience with pharmacy-related legislation and ability to interpret and applyKnowledge and experience with NAPRA Non-Sterile and Sterile Compounding Model StandardsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsStrong verbal and written communication skills, including professional English writing skills, with experience preparing eternal communications (letters, reports, data analysis) Assets to application include:Five or more years of pharmacy-practice experience in CanadaExperience working in a health regulatory environment, interpreting, and applying legislationKnowledge of Administrative Law and regulation of self-governing professionalsKnowledge and experience with hospital pharmacy practiceCertified in National Certified Investigator and Inspector Training (NCIT), Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR) – If not certified when employment commences, Basic Program to be successfully completed within six months and Advanced Program to be successfully completed within one year of employment.  Certification to be maintained throughout employment with the College.Critical Point Sterile Compounding Inspector Training – Program must be completed within one year of employment.  Certification to be maintained throughout employment with the College. The successful candidate must be able to travel within Manitoba, as required. How to Apply For a complete description of the duties, qualifications, and required attributes for this position, view the on-line posting: INSERT fitzii hyperlink  https://www.fitzi.com/xx Please access the online application tool to complete a questionnaire to build your application profile and upload your resume and accompanying documents. After submitting, you will be able to view your results.Applications will be reviewed from all sources as received until the position is filled.  The College values diversity and inclusion and encourages all qualified people to apply. We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
College of Pharmacists of Manitoba

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