GeriMedRisk (Hosted by the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging)
Start Date: December 12th, 2022
Term: Full time fixed-term contract ends March 31, 2024
Salary Range: $54,600-$58,500 annually
Location: Hybrid model (Home office and Waterloo office). Occasional in-person travel for conferences and other engagement activities.
The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for aging (RIA) is a charitable non-profit organization that partners with the University of Waterloo, Conestoga College, and Schlegel Villages to enhance care and quality of life for older adults. Through engagement with key partners and collaborators, RIA supports practice relevant research and knowledge mobilization. Research evidence is used to inform programs, education and training, and influence practice and policy.
GeriMedRisk is a non-profit, interdisciplinary telemedicine geriatric clinical pharmacology and psychiatry consultation service available to clinicians. As a team member of this growing provincial program with multiple activities to increase safe prescribing to older adults (clinical service, research, quality improvement, and education), the pharmacy technician is responsible and accountable for supporting the clinical team through the accurate gathering and documentation of a patient’s Best Possible Medication History (BPMH) and through related administrative tasks. The pharmacy technician will participate in other organizational activities that model and promote a safe and healthy patient-centered environment that contributes to quality improvement and risk management initiatives.
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