Frequently Asked Questions

How does one know if they are suited for telepharmacy?

Great question! Telepharmacy requires one to be clinically sound, able to work independently, have very strong communication skills and be at ease with technology. You must be passionate and dedicated to enhancing patient care through innovative work.

For more information please see our Careers section.

How does the role of a telepharmacist compare to an onsite pharmacist?

The role is the same! North West Telepharmacy Solutions (NTS) pharmacists are expected to provide optimal pharmaceutical services through the use of technology. Furthermore, NTS pharmacists are often involved in administrative services as well. Frequently used technologies include the use of teleconferencing, videoconferencing, consultation of electronic medical charts etc. Please see our Hospital Services section for a description of the services provided.