Louis Hebert

Did you know Louis Hebert is considered Canada’s first apothecary … as well as the first European to farm here?

In 1617 … Louis, his wife and their three children sold most of their belongings in Paris, France … and boarded a ship destined for Quebec … (without iPads or Netflix to keep them entertained).

Upon their arrival … Louis’ knowledge as an apothecary … as well as his small store of grain … was an absolute godsend to the sick and starving … in his new ‘hood’.

Louis was the first settler to sow wheat and vegetables in Quebec … but he was forced into a bit of a ‘raw deal’.

You see, as a condition of his coming to “New France’ … Louis was indentured to the Canada Company for 2 years. This meant he had to hand over all the produce and grain he harvested during that time!

Once those 2 difficult years passed … he was awarded his own parcel of land and named a Lord for his contribution!

Unfortunately … one day in 1627 … Louis slipped on a patch of ice … and died from his injuries!

What does this have to do with our latest role? Well … nothing really.
That said … our client is looking for an ‘apothecary of sorts’ to join their group in the Simcoe area!

INDUSTRY:                PHARMACY


The Pharmacy Manager will lead and be responsible for the production, compounding and apportioning of medicines, within the dispensary.

The Pharmacy Manager will lead the charge of dispensation of prescriptions by engaging standard operating principles for logging, filling, receiving, dispensing and controlling loss.


  • HR Management (including payroll, staff development, performance management, training and development, policies & procedures compliance, recruitment & selection, health and safety compliance)
  • Finance (managing P&L statements and achieving operational targets)
  • QA Management and inventory control
  • Provide pharmaceutical services to patients by reviewing and dispensing doctor’s medication orders
  • Investigate medication incidents and create solutions to prevent drug related problems
  • Monitor drug therapy for effectiveness, toxicity and adhere to evidence based medicine / guidelines
  • Direct and supervise technical staff and pharmacists, respond to drug-related questions and facilitate clinical education to team members


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Pharmacy (or equivalent)
  • Licensed (and in good standing with) the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP)
  • 5-7 years retail or more pharmacy practice experience
  • Possess excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Nexxsys or Kroll pharmacy software experience
  • Health management consulting
  • Knowledge of Clinical Pharmacy Care and Long-Term Care Pharmacy preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Must be flexible to work evenings and weekends, as necessary


SALARY: $120,000 – $130,000
OTHER: medical benefits + vacation

If so … there are 3 things Kelly needs from you;

  1. Please send your resume to Kelly Meadows at
  2. Ensure the subject line of your email reads; THE ‘LOUIS HEBERT’ ROLE – #30J71-MTCHFBL.
  3. In a BRIEF email … please tell Kelly how your experience and qualifications fit.

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