Your Name: Peter Ricci
Your Workplace (eg, Hospital): Regina Pioneer Village
Where do you work and what do you do? We operate a community pharmacy in a publicly funded long term care facility. We serve 350 long term care residents and 100 independent patients. We work side by side with residents, nurses and physicians. We have developed Pharmacy and medical policies that have saved time and money while promoting best practices and patient safety. We provide Care Before Commerce. We are also Saskatchewan ‘s longest operating central fill Pharmacy.
What do you find most rewarding about your job?
I get to know my patients well and have the flexibility to help them over the long term. Our business is Pharmacy focused and we are here to serve.
What are the challenges in your practice?
We receive almost no funding for clinical services but do them anyway while doing them very well.
What is an interesting, preferably not pharmacy-related, thing about you?
I have 3 wonderful kids and a fantastic partner.