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Pharmacist - Digital Health

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions3 Positions
Job no: 69580
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.


  • 3 x Permanent positions available
  • Full-Time - 80 hours per fortnight, plus ADO
  • Classification – Grade 2 Hospital Pharmacist SX2-SX5
  • Award – Victorian Public Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2021 - 2025
  • Alfred 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 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 Pharmacy Digital Health team, part of the Pharmacy Department, has responsibilities spanning across all clinical information systems with medication components. This includes the Cerner Electronic Medical Record (EMR), CERNER Oncology, iPharmacy, Omnicell Automated Dispensing Machines, PowerTrials and Smart Infusion Pumps, all of which work in an integrated manner.


Position Summary

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated pharmacists with experience in clinical informatics to join our Pharmacy Digital Health team. You will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to achieve the best medication management outcomes for individual patients. You will contribute to improving medication management on a larger scale through contributing to practice based research projects and service and practice improvement work. This role will be an integral part in providing the Pharmacy Digital Health service in association with the Pharmacy Executive and Senior Leadership Teams.  It will be involved in the development and maintenance of the Pharmacy Digital Health systems as described above.


As the successful candidate you will demonstrate:

  • Excellent clinical skills, knowledge, judgement and reasoning
  • A patient-centred approach to care
  • Problem-solving and risk assessment abilities
  • Excellent communication, prioritisation, and organisation skills
  • Sound decision-making
  • Advanced computer skills and knowledge of clinical informatics/digital health
  • Advanced presentation and writing skills
  • Ability to liaise with individuals from other departments including medical, nursing and administrative staff


Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Registered pharmacist in Australia
  • Experience in clinical pharmacy in a hospital setting highly desirable
  • Experience in Clinical Informatics desirable, but not essential 
  • Excellent skills in Information Technology 
  • Relevant post-graduate qualifications desirable



Benefits & Assistance Offered
Staff benefits include salary packaging, accrued day off, 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. 


For further information and a confidential discussion please contact Caylen Duncan, Lead Pharmacist – Digital Health via email at [email protected] or Jarrod Donovan, Techinical Lead - Pharmacy Digital Health via email at [email protected] or via phone 03 9076 2061.

Applications close at 11.00 pm Sunday 16th of June

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.