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Senior Pharmacist - Workforce and Development

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 9 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 62760
  • 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.


Senior Pharmacist – Workforce and Development


  • Classification: Grade 3 Hospital Pharmacist SX6 - SX81
  • Award: Victorian Public Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025
  • Full-Time: 80 hours per fortnight plus ADO
  • Parental leave cover position (Fixed Term – Up to 12 months)
  • Based at The Alfred campus



The Pharmacy Department works closely with patients, their family and other health services to provide high level pharmaceutical care. Our departments' priorities are to provide information on medication safety, cost-effective use of medication for patients and deliver specialised pharmacy expertise at important points of a patient's recovery or treatment process. The Pharmacy Department at Alfred Health is a dynamic and innovative service at the forefront of clinical practice. 



The Alfred Pharmacy services operate across all Alfred Health sites and are well recognised nationally and internationally for high quality, innovative, patient-focused services, education and training programmes as well as significant research output.  We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated pharmacist with experience in clinical pharmacy and clinical education to join our Workforce and Development Team.

Working as a member of the Workforce and Development Team, supported by expert senior staff, you will assist in the development and management of core clinical education activities, including the design and implementation of key programs in our department. These programs include our intern, undergraduate, foundation residency and advanced residency programs, as well as key clinical pharmacy credentials. You will also be assigned a part-time clinical pharmacy role and will contribute to improving medication management within a multidisciplinary team. You will also be supported to conduct practice-based research projects in clinical pharmacy and clinical education.



As the successful candidate you will demonstrate:

  • Experience with clinical education in a hospital or academic setting
  • High level of clinical skills and knowledge as well as judgement and reasoning
  • Patient-centred approach to care
  • Problem-solving and risk assessment abilities and the ability to use initiative
  • Excellent communication, time management skills with the ability to prioritise, plan and organise your work and deliver to deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams


Qualifications & Experience required

  • Registered pharmacist with AHPRA
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification in clinical pharmacy or clinical education highly desirable
  • Extensive clinical pharmacy experience in a tertiary care setting
  • Experience, qualifications or a strong interest in clinical education
  • Credentialed or a portfolio that demonstrates progression towards credentialing as Consolidation or Advanced (Level 2 or 3) on the Australian Advanced Level Framework highly desirable


Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • On site car parking
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Access to gym and library facilities
  • Close to public transport and shops.


If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter. 

All internal applications must be made via the careers page in eHub using your Alfred email address.

For a confidential discussion please contact Elira Menxhiqi, Lead Pharmacist - Workforce and Development 

Telephone 03 9076 2061 or email

Applications Close Tuesday, 31st January 2023, 23:00 AEST


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.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This is in accordance with the Vaccination of Health Care Workers (COVID-19) Directions - Health Services. All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against influenza. This is in accordance with the Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers (Influenza Vaccine) Directions - Health Services Establishments for influenza.


  • Closed 9 days ago - 31 Jan 2023