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Clinical Pharmacist

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions6 Positions
Job no: 69533
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.

  • Full-Time: 80 hours per fortnight with ADO and Part-time options available
  • Multiple positions: including Permanent contracts
  • Award: Victorian Public Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025
  • Classification: Hospital Pharmacist Grade 2 SX2 – SX5
  • Salary Range: $92,627.60 - $104,811.20
  • Expansive clinical training programmes and opportunities to engage in Advanced Scopes of Practice
  • Various professional development opportunities

 DEPARTMENT:

The Pharmacy services operate over 4 sites within Alfred Health and is involved 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.

POSITION:

  • Provision of safe and efficient clinical pharmacy service to patients of the Directorate or Service.
  • Provision of safe, efficient and economical use of medicines
  • Work in a health service that focusses on automation and a strong progression on Digital Health
  • Contribution to extended scope of practice activities, such as Partnered Pharmacist Medicine Charting and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring adjustments 
  • Provision of proactive recommendations and patient management on ward rounds and other occasions with the multidisciplinary team 
  • 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 
  • Development and contribution to practice based research program relevant to the pharmacy, Directorate or Service

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Qualifications:

  • Registered pharmacist in Australia
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification highly desirable

Experience:

  • Hospital pharmacy experience with a demonstrated understanding of contemporary practice in hospital clinical pharmacy services, 
  • Superior administrative and organisational skills, and exhibit the ability to work and communicate effectively with pharmacy staff and other health professionals.

BENEFITS:

  • Salary packaging
  • Novated leasing
  • Onsite gym
  • Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact James Wei, Lead Pharmacist - Leadership, Management and Culture on 9076 2061 or via email: [email protected]

Applications closes at 11 pm on  Sunday 26th May 2024.

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

Recruitment is ongoing with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applicants are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date if required quota is filled

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. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au