Pharmacist Associate - Scientific and Research Services


Openings 1
Location Name
Alberta Blue Cross - Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Date Posted Apr 11, 2018
Profession Pharmacy
Career Level(s) Experienced (Non Manager)
Job Type(s) Permanent, Full Time
Education Level(s) Bachelors, PhD
Job ID job-9306

Position Summary

Alberta Blue Cross has an excellent career opportunity for an energetic and resourceful individual in our Scientific and Research Services (SRS) team, Pharmacy & Clinical Drug Services Department. This team is responsible for providing scientific and administrative support to the Alberta Health Expert Committee on Drug Evaluation and Therapeutics.


  • Responsible for preparing summaries of select drug product submissions.
  • Assisting with all activities required to support the work of the Expert Committee.
  • On-going interaction and liaison duties with government and industry stakeholders.


  • B.Sc. in Pharmacy and experience in clinical pharmacy practice. Additional post-graduate work, such as a Master’s degree, Pharm. D. or Ph.D. in a related field, is not required but may be considered an asset.
  • Extensive knowledge of pharmaceuticals and related pharmaceutical policy issues.
  • Good working knowledge of study methodologies.
  • Proven track record of building strong partnerships in situations requiring a high level of pharmaceutical expertise.
  • Administrative experience and knowledge of the health care system in Alberta.
  • Effective team member.
  • Organizational proficiency.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential to this position.
  • Willingness to wok flexible hours as required.

Alberta Blue Cross offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in a challenging team-oriented environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at


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