Pharmacovigilance Specialist Jobs in Mississauga, ON at McKesson Canada

Title: Pharmacovigilance Specialist

Company: McKesson Canada

Location: Mississauga, ON

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by Health Canada, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we’re so much more than a distribution company. We’ve automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Job Summary

The Drug Safety Specialist is an integral part of the pharmacovigilance team, and is responsible for the identification, collection, documentation, processing and reporting of adverse event data in compliance with Health Canada regulations and client specific requirements.

The Drug Safety Specialist will ensure accurate and comprehensive data entry of adverse event information in a timely manner.

The Drug Safety Specialist is also responsible for supporting the pharmacovigilance team in activities related to quality safety reviews, internal pharmacovigilance auditing, and deviation investigation & management.

Specific Responsibilities :
Management of adverse events from all relevant sources
Ensure all adverse events are processed in a timely manner according to client requirements
Demonstrate diligence in follow-up attempts to ensure all necessary information for case completeness
Ensure adequate documentation and archiving of all drug safety information and source documentation
The ability to accurately record and represent relevant information from medical and diagnostic reports and prepare concise narrative summaries of safety information
The ability to work independently across multiple projects and work collaboratively with other team members and colleagues across disciplines
The ability to follow established processes and the flexibility to adopt new practices and priorities as required
Work with clients, as required, to ensure processes and strategies are maintained, internal and external timelines are met, potential issues are communicated, and resolution is achieved in a timely manner
Support inspection readiness and audits as required
Manage activities in specific projects as assigned

General Requirements :
Ability to prioritize and reprioritize work in a constantly changing environment
Adhere to professional standards as stipulated by the relevant governing professional bodies
Participate and assist in departmental continuous improvement activities related to process, quality, and training
Assist with reviews of aggregate data to identify program trends and communicate these trends appropriately
Maintain program data integrity through the quality review of program documentation, ensuring completeness and accuracy
Perform other duties as assigned

Competencies :
4+ years of Healthcare professional experience (licensed HCP)
Proficiency in French language skill…

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