leaders in our industry

MediSystem will lead and shape our industry by being the experts in the pharmacy services and programs we provide. Our actions will be driven by our desire to positively impact the quality of lives of those we service. Our initiative, integrity, and commitment to excellence will define MediSystem as the premier provider of innovative health care solutions in Canada.

OUR Long (condensed) History

Blazing a trail since 1988

MediSystem leadership

our team

Helen Huh

Helen Huh joined MediSystem in 1996 and is an Ontario licensed Pharmacist. Since 1997, Helen has held numerous leadership positions within the company including operations, sales and client services. She is responsible for driving growth and providing world-class clinical pharmaceutical care to partners in long-term health care. Her team delivers innovative, advanced technology solutions along with best-practices in customer service that result in better patient care and patient administration.
Helen Huh,
President

Rania Cassar

Rania brings to MediSystem 30 years of healthcare business leadership and operational experience in the pharmaceutical and retail sectors. Passionate about health promotion, organization effectiveness and industry leadership, Rania is dedicated to working with her team and the rest of the enterprise to set the standard for patient safety and deliver best in class care and service to senior housing providers and residents.
Rania Cassar-Awe,
VP Operations and Clinical

Janis Lo

Janis Lo has over 15 years of EHR experience and is a Subject Matter Expert in eMAR and RAI vendors. Janis joined MediSystem in 2009 and has led and grown our eMAR, Field Service Technician and Project Management Team to be industry leaders in the healthcare space. She is responsible for establishing and maintaining MediSystem’s reputation as an extraordinary provider of eHealth services and support that is unique in the senior housing pharmacy market. Janis, is a renowned eMAR industry expert, and remain actively involved in evaluation and design of healthcare technology that improves patient care & efficiency.
Janis Lo,
Director, Innovation & Project Management

Brad B

Brad brings 20 years' experience in Sales Management, Business Development and National Account Management to MediSystem. He is an award winning sales leader with experience in Pharmaceutical, CPG and education, with an amazing track record of successful business development with small to large national retailers. He has lead teams to amazing results and believes in developing leaders from direct reports.
Brad Bushby,
Director Sales & Marketing

Rafal Hawa

Rafal is a Doctor of Pharmacy with a strong passion for patient care and workflow optimization. He graduated with his Pharm.D in 2013 and has since held several leadership and clinical roles within pharmacy. Rafal joined Medisystem in April 2018 and leads the operations teams in British Columbia, Alberta and Mississauga/Ottawa in Ontario.
Rafal Hawa,
Regional Director of Operations

Laura Smith

Laura is a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, holds an MBA from Ivey Business School and brings over 13 years of progressive experience in both retail and LTC pharmacy practice. She has a passion for team empowerment, operational excellence and a keen interest in digital health. Laura joined MediSystem in 2010 and has held multiple roles within the organization before joining the senior leadership team. She leads the sites in Toronto, Barrie, Sudbury, London and Winnipeg.
Laura Smith, RPH, MBA
Regional Director of Operations

Shirley

Shirley brings more than 30 years of pharmacy experience to her role as Director of Clinical for MediSystem pharmacy. She was an Associate with Shoppers Drug Mart for 14 years, operating a large format store in Fergus and a Simply Pharmacy store in Elora specializing in the provision of pharmacy services for long term care, retirement and group homes. In 2010, she became a Certified Diabetes Educator.
Shirley joined MediSystem in 2011 as a Consultant Pharmacist in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. In 2014, she became a Clinical Pharmacy Lead in the Mississauga area. In 2015, she assumed the role of Operations Manager for the Brantford and London sites and Regional Lead for Southwestern Ontario. As a Best Practice Specialist for Ontario, Shirley has been instrumental in the development and roll-out of the Clinical and Operational Best Practice Scorecards and contributed to a number of key projects, including development of the Operations Model, Standard Operating Procedures and related job aids.
In her role as Director of Clinical, Shirley is responsible for elevating the standard of pharmacy care in the long term care and retirement homes served by MediSystem and Shoppers Drug Mart retail stores. She leads the development and implementation of LTC pharmacy best practice standards across the organization nationally and ensure regulatory compliance and risk mitigation strategies are in place to support the business. Shirley acts as Privacy Officer for MediSystem.
Shirley Drever,
Director of Clinical Services

why work for us?

Gain the experience you need to advance your career with MediSystem

 

Great culture

We strive to maintain the open culture, in which everyone is a hands-on contributor and feels comfortable sharing ideas and opinions.
 

Diverse

We, at MediSystem Pharmacy, truly value diversity and recognise it in the way we do business.
 

Discounts

Full time employees enjoy a discount at Shoppers Drug Mart nation wide, in addition to the regular Optimum Rewards program.
 

Flexible Benefits

Benefits plans are designed to provide a wide range of coverage to employees, allowing them to customize their plans to suit various needs.
 

training & development

Comprehensive onboarding and ongoing training will help you get the edge to succeed.
 

online courses

Over 5,700 online courses to help you grow as an employee and advance your career.

Career opportunities

Are you interested in working for a company that provides superior pharmacy services and technology in the Long Term Care industry and can provide you with opportunities to grow? If so, MediSystem Pharmacy may be the place for you!
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