The advice pharmacist relates to the Management of health insurance director – Benefits. He acts as a contact person, in the clinical and pharmaceutical spheres, for different actors in the health insurance field.

Level of education

  • Master in Pharmaceutical Practice or Hospital Pharmacy


  • Between $ 77,000 and $ 155,000 depending on experience


  • Helping other
  • Care for well-being at work
  • Good judgment
  • Establish interpersonal relationships
  • Analyzing, deducing and understanding

Description of Tasks

Ensure the proper management of the lists of drugs in Quebec and across Canada and analyze the submissions relating to new drugs proposed by the pharmaceutical companies, document their effects as well as their relevance, and make recommendations in their regard.

Propose pharmaceutical strategies to optimize medication management and develop processes and control measures to limit costs and manage the risks associated with medication management.

Participate in the process related to prior authorization drugs, drawing on his clinical and theoretical experience and intervene on pharmaceutical issues during the development of new insurance products.

Act as a resource person with suppliers, associations, pharmaceutical companies, customers and various insurer departments, in particular audit and investigation teams.