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Senior Pharmacist Outpatients

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68416
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Pharmacy
  • Permanent Position
  • Full Time at 80 hours per fortnight
  • Great Staff benefits

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 - Outpatient Dispensary Services
  • Ongoing
  • Full Time (80 hours per fortnight plus flexible monthly ADOs)
  • Grade 3 Hospital Pharmacist SX6 - SX81
  • Award – Victorian Public Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2021 - 2025
  • Alfred Health location
  • Great staff benefits!

The Department

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 and operational teams and have a critical role in patient management. Their understanding of Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Medicine Management ensures Alfred Health patients receive the best pharmacy care possible. Further information is available at

The Role

  • The Senior Pharmacist Outpatient Services is a role focused on leadership, management and the operational services of the Outpatient dispensary at Alfred Health
  • Maintaining a central role in the communication between the dispensaries, pharmacy department, the wards, clinics and ancillary support services
  • Provision of safe, timely, efficient and economical medication access to patients of the Alfred Hospital
  • Supervision of relevant pharmacy staff in the performance and daily responsibilities
  • Maintains Outpatient Pharmacy compliance with pharmacy and hospital procedures relating to relevant responsibilities such as dispensing, drug formulary and drug guidelines


  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge in pharmacotherapeutics and pharmacoeconomics
  • Patient-centred approach to healthcare
  • A proven ability to manage staff, change and service development
  • Excellent communication and time management skills with the ability to prioritise, plan, organise and deliver to deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to liaise with individuals from other departments including medical, nursing and administrative staff

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Registered pharmacist with AHPRA
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification such as Masters in Public Health / Pharmacy Practice / Clinical Pharmacy Practice / Health Management / Economics or equivalent highly desirable

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library faculties, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance 

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

Applications close 11pm AEST, Thursday 23rd May 2024.

For a confidential discussion please contact Libby Dunkley, Lead Pharmacist – Pharmacy Operations - Tel: +61 3 9076 2061 or Email: [email protected] or

Belinda Theobald, Deputy Director of Pharmacy – Operations – Email: [email protected]

Applications must be submitted electronically via the Alfred Health website - applications forwarded to the contact email address will not be considered.

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.