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Senior Pharmacist Clinical Trials

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions3 Positions
Job no: 68631
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Pharmacy
  • Permanent Full-Time: 80 hours per fortnight with ADO's
  • Hospital Pharmacist Grade 3 (SX6 – SX81)
  • 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.


  • Full-Time: 80 hours per fortnight with ADO
  • Permanent position
  • Award: Victorian Public Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025
  • Classification: Hospital Pharmacist Grade 3 SX6 – SX81
  • Great staff benefits!



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.

The Alfred Health Clinical Trials Pharmacy Service provides quality, efficient and cost-effective investigational drug services across all four of our campuses. The department is based at the Alfred and oversees the quality and governance and financial management of over 300 trials both commercial and local investigator led.

The Clinical Trials Pharmacy plays a key role in the whole clinical trials process from ethics submission through to audits and inspections from international regulatory bodies, to clinically screening and reviewing patients in the hospital.

The Role

The expanding number of trials, including expansion in GMO trial activity at the Paula Fox Melanoma and Cancer centre opening later this year, has led us to look for an additional member of the team.

To succeed as the Senior Pharmacist – Clinical Trials at Alfred Health you need to demonstrate:

  • Excellent clinical skills and knowledge with a relevant clinical post-graduate qualifications
  • Extensive experience in the provision of clinical trial pharmacy services
  • Patient-centred approach to care
  • A proven ability to manage staff, change and service development
  • Excellent communication and 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 and Experience:

  • Registered pharmacist in Australia
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification highly desirable
  • Clinical trials pharmacy experience with a demonstrated understanding of contemporary practice in hospital clinical pharmacy services
  • Exhibit the ability to work and communicate effectively with pharmacy staff and other health professionals.
  • Recognition as an ANZCAP registrar or consultant, or equivalent, in the specialty of Clinical Trials highly desirable

Staff Benefits

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


If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Adam Cunningham (Lead Pharmacist – Clinical Trials) on 9076 2061 or [email protected]  Alternatively, you can also contact James Wei (Lead Pharmacist – Leadership, Management and Culture) via email [email protected]


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

Applications close at the end of Thursday 4th April 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.