Pharmacy Careers

A HealthWATCH® Pharmacist is the cornerstone of every locally owned Shoppers Drug Mart®/ Pharmaprix® store. The practice of pharmacy is our focus, and we take it very seriously. 

Work for a local owner who truly cares and understands your work – because they are a pharmacist too.

Pharmacy Assistant

When it comes to your career as a Pharmacy Assistant, we believe that you can make a change for the better.

As one of Canada’s most prominent retailers, Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix® boasts more than 1,200 stores from coast to coast and is still growing. With our commitment to customer and community service and our drive to excel, we have become a true Canadian success story.

Our Associate Owners are currently seeking experienced, caring and highly organized team players in their independently owned and operated stores, who are eager to build on their successful pharmacy career.

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Small Town Pharmacist

Small town, big benefits.

Is the hustle and bustle of the large city starting to grind on you? If so, we may have the prescription for a better life.

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Overnight Pharmacist

Work unconventional hours. Reap incredible rewards.

A 7-day weekend every single week and freedom to do what you like.

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Corporate Pharmacy

Support Our Most Valued Resource

We rely on the talent and dedication of our people located at more than 1200 stores, as well as at the Corporate and regional offices. Without their skills, we just wouldn’t be the recognized industry leader we are today. Whether your expertise is in Information Technology, Merchandising and Marketing, Human Resources, Finance or Operations, we’re always looking for dedicated and talented people. And you can be sure that, as our most valued resource, you will receive tremendous rewards.

Along with competitive salaries, we provide our employees with excellent benefits and tremendous opportunities for continuous learning and growth. Looking to climb our corporate ladder? There are many paths you can take to develop your career in the way that suits you, and your lifestyle, best. At Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix®, we’ll make sure you have all of the tools you need to succeed.

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International Pharmacy Grads

We have a long history of helping Pharmacists from other countries start a new career in Canada. Let Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix® help make your relocation as effortless as possible, so that you can focus on what really matters – your career.

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Growing Professionally in Pharmacy

HealthWATCH® Pharmacists are employed by Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix® Associate/Owners, who offer the right environment and incentives for personal and professional growth with new and exciting concepts in patient care, technology and professional development. When you become a member of the Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix®team, you will be encouraged to advance your education and pursue special designations, and will be provided with unparalleled support in achieving your professional goals. As an integral member of a community health care team, you will work with trained Pharmacy Assistants to make a difference to the health and well being of Canadians. To date, more than 350 HealthWATCH® Pharmacists have achieved the designation of Diabetes Educators and more than 80 are Accredited Consultant Pharmacists, with expertise in geriatric pharmacotherapy for long-term care facilities. Many others have been certified as facilitators to deliver disease management workshops to other pharmacists as part of Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix®’s commitment to continuing education.

Becoming an Associate/Owner
Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix®stores are owned and operated by Pharmacists. There is no initial financial investment required, and Associate/Owners benefit from the management efficiencies inherent in being part of the Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix®family. For those who require training in management, finance, communication and/or leadership, learning occurs through interactive distance learning, on-the-job training and coaching/mentoring. Explore our current Franchise Opportunities to find out more.

Making the Move to Corporate Pharmacy
HealthWATCH® Pharmacists who wish to work in a corporate environment have the opportunity to move into various positions in our Corporate or regional offices. Many of our executives are Pharmacists who started their careers with Shoppers Drug Mart®/Pharmaprix® in the dispensary.

Making It All Balance
We provide you with more career choices than any other pharmacy organization in Canada. What’s more, we make life-work balance easier. You can tailor your work schedule to fit your lifestyle. You will also enjoy excellent benefits and incentives. With more than 1200 stores from coast to coast and growing, the organization can provide you greater flexibility and mobility to move to a different city.

Talk to a Talent Acquisition Specialist

Let us know if you would like to learn more.

Please contact the Pharmacy Recruitment Specialist below appropriate to the region you wish to work in. Please note: these Specialists are available for Pharmacy Recruitment inquiries only; any and all inquiries unrelated to pharmacy recruitment will not receive a response.



Dayna Chambers
Talent Specialist, Pharmacy (Western Canada)



Rachna Naik
Talent Specialist, Pharmacy and Front Store Management (Eastern and Northern Ontario)



Kim Smith
Talent Specialist, Pharmacy and Front Store Management (Western Ontario)



Brian Dawson
Talent Specialist, Pharmacy and Front Store Management (Greater Toronto Area)



Lisa Bashford
Talent Specialist, Pharmacy and Front Store Management (Southwestern Ontario)


East - Quebec

Maud Si-Ahmed
Talent Specialist, Pharmacy and Front Store Management - Pharmaprix (Québec)


East - Atlantic

Troy Ferguson
Talent Specialist, Pharmacy and Front Store Management (East – Atlantic)

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