Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Pharmacy
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.
Fixed term – Mutliple contracts including 12-month and 6-month terms
Full-time – 80 hours per fortnight, with ADO
Classification code – Hospital Pharmacist Grade II SX2 – SX5
The Pharmacy services operate over 4 sites within Alfred Health and involve in training interns, undergraduate and overseas research students. Pharmacists are essential members of all clinical teams and have a critical role in patient Page 2 of 5 management. Their understanding of Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Medicine Management ensures Alfred Health patients receive the best pharmacy care possible.
Provision of safe and efficient clinical pharmacy service to patients of the Directorate or Service.
Provision of safe, efficient and economical use of medicines
Supervision and mentoring of relevant pharmacy staff in the performance of their day to day responsibilities
Ensuring relevant pharmacy staff compliance with pharmacy and hospital procedures relating to their responsibilities including but not limited to Drug Formulary and Drug Guidelines
Development and contribution to practice based research program relevant to the pharmacy, Directorate or Service
To improve outcomes from pharmacological interventions by providing a highly specialist clinical pharmacy service to designated clinical teams within the organisation
Ensuring relevant local drug budgets are monitored and managed and information provided to advise prescribers and pharmacy on local drug use
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Registered pharmacist in Australia Relevant post-graduate qualification highly desirable
Relevant credential in Pharmacotherapy or specialised area of therapeutics highly desirable
Hospital pharmacy experience with a demonstrated understanding of contemporary practice in hospital clinical pharmacy services, QuM and therapeutics.
Superior administrative and organisational skills, and exhibit the ability to work and communicate effectively with pharmacy staff and other health professionals.
Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Caylen Duncan on 9076 2061.
Applications must be submitted electronically via the Alfred Health website - applications forwarded to the contact email address will not be considered.
Applications close on Sunday 26 September 2021.
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.