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Resident Pharmacist

  • Location Alfred Health
  • Work Type Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions 6 Positions
  • Applications Close At Closed 4 days ago
    Published on 11 Nov 2019

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  • Job no: 23764
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Pharmacy

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Full time, fixed term until March 2022


The Department 

Alfred Health provides health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne and is a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria. We operate across three outstanding inpatient facilities, The Alfred, Caulfield, and Sandringham Hospitals, and also provide specialist services to the state HIV and Sexual Medicine tertiary service. Our Pharmacy Service is well recognised nationally and internationally for high quality, innovative, patient-focused services, education and training programmes as well as having significant research output.


The Residency program is an exciting opportunity to join this innovative team be part of the Pharmacy Residency program in Australia. 


We provide a structured and supported two year program, nationally accredited by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists Australia. The program is targeted at motivated and enthusiastic pharmacists who have recently completed their internship or those new to hospital practice.


The Role

As a resident, you will be exposed to contemporary pharmacy practice and a broad range of clinical and operational experiences. A comprehensive curriculum outlines core knowledge and skills to be developed, with six-month rotations in a medical speciality, a surgical specialty, operations/support and an elective rotation which may include clinical informatics or other specialised clinical areas. The Alfred has developed an exciting collaboration with Alice Springs Hospital whereby Residents have the opportunity to complete one of their 6 month rotations there. You will also undergo a variety of clinical assessment tools to provide feedback on their clinical practice and aid development. Other key features of the program include the completion of an audit or quality improvement project and the development of a practice portfolio.

Through the successful completion of the program, you can develop your practice towards the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Framework Transition Level (Advanced – Stage 1)


Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Must hold General Registration as a pharmacist in Australia
  • This position is suited to a newly registered or a pharmacist new to hospital. Completion of an Internship in hospital pharmacy is desired but not essential.
  • Note that the Residency program begins in March 2020. Successful candidates would commence ealier for a period of orientation prior to the program. 



  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services


Want to know more?

Please visit for more information.  

Enquires please contact Diana Sandulache, Lead Pharmacist - Workforce and Development on 03 9076 2061


Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closed 4 days ago - 08 Dec 2019
  • Published on 11 Nov 2019, 5:32 AM