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Senior Pharmacist Aged Care

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Published At:23 days ago
Job no: 69333
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Pharmacy
  • 12 Month MAT Leave Cover, Full-Time - 80 hrs +ADO
  • Pharmacists Grade 3 ($106k - $121k)
  • 5 Weeks Annual Leave, Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing

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 Clinical Pharmacist (Grade 3)

  • 12 Month MAT Leave Cover, Full-Time - 80 hours per fortnight +ADO
  • Pharmacists Grade 3 (SX6-SX81) ($106k - $121k)
  • Located at The Alfred, 5 Weeks Annual Leave, Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing

About the role

The Pharmacy services operate over 4 sites within Alfred Health and incorporate extensive clinical, education and research programmes involving training interns, undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacists and overseas research students. Services have been aligned with the Alfred Health clinical programme structure. Pharmacists are essential members of all clinical teams and have a critical role in patient management. Their understanding of medications, therapeutics, and medicine management ensures Alfred Health patients receive the best possible care.

The service has 3 key priorities:

  • Medication Safety
  • Cost effective use of medicines
  • Delivery of specialist pharmacy expertise at critical points in the patient care pathway

Further information is available at

Alfred Health is currently seeking a Senior Clinical Pharmacist with expertise in Geriatric Medicine for the role of Senior Clinical Pharmacist- Health of Older People.

In this role, you will be expected to develop and lead innovative extended scope of practice programs, and develop new programs to better care for our patients. You will lead and develop a team of motivated pharmacists and work alongside some of the country's best clinical practitioners. Research and education will be a core focus of your practice.

The Health of Older People service provides care to patients across a continuum of inpatient, home based and community settings. It specializes in care for people with chronic or complex conditions associated with ageing (eg. Dementia, falls, continence and bone health), memory and thinking problems, chronic illness or disability. The Health of Older People service consists of inpatient units, a Transitional Care Program (TCP) and a range of specialised outpatient clinics.

About you

  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and make complex decisions. 
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  • High attention to detail
  • Customer and patient focus

Skills & Experience

  • Registered pharmacist with AHPRA
  • Clinical pharmacy experience in a major teaching hospital in Geriatric Medicine or a related area
  • Relevant clinical post-graduate qualification such as a Master of Clinical Pharmacy or completion of specialist qualification such as Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP) are highly desirable


  • Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing through Maxxia.
  • Flexible Heath Insurance coverage through HCF Health Insurance
  • On-site car & bike parking opportunities, Deducted Pre-Tax!!
  • Fantastic onsite fitness facilities at The Alfred through ProSport Health and Fitness.
  • Child Care Services at The Alfred managed by KU Children’s Services

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

For a confidential discussion please contact Karen Samuel – Lead Pharmacist – RACC at [email protected] or Duy Le - Lead Pharmacist - HAC (Subacute) at [email protected] or 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: Sunday 23rd June 2024

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. 


  • Published on 30 May 2024, 1:43 AM