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Resident Pharmacist

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions8 Positions
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 25 days
    Published on 11 Oct 2021
  • Job no: 42351
  • Category: 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.

  • Fixed term - until March 2024
  • Full time - 80 hours per fortnight
  • Classification - SW5-SX5
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits

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 programs as well as having significant research output.

The Foundation Residency program is an exciting opportunity to join this innovative team.

 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 specialty, a surgical specialty, operations/support and an elective rotation which may include digital health or other specialised clinical areas.

Foundation residents also take part in rotations at Alice Springs Hospital which has a unique and exciting partnership with Alfred Health.

Key features of the program include:

  • Comprehensive curriculum
  • Clinical mentorship (including regular clinical assessments and feedback)
  • Engagement in and completion of an audit or quality improvement project
  • Development of an advanced 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 pharmacy practice. Completion of an Internship in hospital pharmacy is desired but not essential.
  • Note that the Residency program begins in March 2022. Successful candidates would commence earlier 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 Steven Walker, Lead Pharmacist - Workforce and Development or Erica Marsom, Senior Pharmacist – Workforce and Development on 03 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 Friday 19th November 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.


  • Closes in 25 days - 19 Nov 2021
  • Published on 11 Oct 2021, 1:35 AM