Position:  Program Manager – Pharmacy
Job Posting No:  2020-12
Date:  March 6, 2020
Closing Date: April 6, 2020
Status:  Full Time (1.0 EFT), Permanent
Department:  Primary Health
Reports to:  Director, Primary Health
Hours of Work:  37.5 hours per week*
*Note: The hours of work for this position may vary based on the department’s operational requirements.

Due to the nature of this position, preference for this position will be given to qualified Indigenous and Metis people.   Candidates are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.


Position Summary

Under the leadership and direction of the department Director, Primary Health, the Program Manager, Pharmacy has primary day-to-day management of the Pharmacy including human resources, program management and development, financial accountability and quality and innovation. The Program Manager, Pharmacy works with Mount Carmel Clinic (MCC) management to align programs and services with client needs, integrate services within and outside MCC and encourage teamwork and collaboration across all MCC departments.


The Program Manager, Pharmacy is responsible for the provision of professional pharmaceutical and the administration and overall operation of the pharmacy. This includes reviewing all pharmacy operations for compliance with current policies, laws, and regulations governing the practice of pharmacy. Work involves establishing, formulating, implementing and reviewing procedures relating to pharmaceuticals; supervising pharmacists and technicians, and ensuring the program operates in accordance with the Pharmaceutical Act and its regulations. The incumbent must be able to function as the Senior Pharmacist as defined in the Act. In the absence of a Staff Pharmacist, all duties assigned to that position become the responsibility of the Manager, with direct patient care activities taking precedence over all other duties.



$48.897 – $61.048/hr




Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy

Registered and Licensed as a Pharmacist with the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba


Skills, Expertise and Experience

Minimum three (3) years direct service in a high volume pharmacy with good knowledge of pharmacy software programs


Critical Skills

Proven knowledge and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills


Focus on Results

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve service goals and produce expected results/outcomes


Alignment with Organizational Values

Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values


Commitment to Reconciliation

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families


Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration

Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness


MCC Philosophies

Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work



Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems, including Microsoft Office suite



  • Experience working with service specific computer programs, e.g. Kroll
  • Multiple Languages
  • Experience in an inner city community setting
  • Knowledge and Experience working with Students and/or Volunteers
  • Links/Relationships with Community Resources

All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.


Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.


Please submit Application Form or cover letter and resume, quoting job posting #2020-12 to:

Human Resources

Mount Carmel Clinic

886 Main Street

Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4

Fax # (204) 582-4733