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Senior Pharmacist Digital Health

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions3 Positions
Job no: 69579
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Pharmacy
  • 2 x Permanent Positions Available
  • 5-Weeks of Annual Leave + Monthly ADO's
  • 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.


  • 2 x Permanent positions available
  • Full-Time - 80 hours per fortnight, plus ADO
  • Classification – Grade 3 Hospital Pharmacist SX6 - SX81
  • 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

The Senior Pharmacist – Digital Health will work closely with the Pharmacy Digital Health leadership team and clinical stakeholders across Alfred Health to further develop and refine the digital health medication footprint at Alfred Health. The role will have key responsibilities in managing cutting edge projects, including first in country implementations, and working in partnership with clinicians and vendors to develop new digital health functionality.


This position offers a unique opportunity to join an exciting and motivated team, and will provide opportunities for project management and personal professional development. They will be responsible for ensuring that their team of pharmacists and/or business analysts is meeting performance goals and objectives, as well as providing guidance and support to all team members. There is also a strong focus on research within the team and there will be opportunities to undertake digital health research projects under the guidance of the Clinical and Technical Leads of the team.


As the successful candidate you will demonstrate:

  • Strong initiative
  • Problem-solving and risk assessment abilities
  • Excellent communication, prioritisation, and organisation skills
  • Sound decision-making
  • High-level communication; both verbal and written
  • 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
  • Extensive hospital pharmacy experience with a demonstrated understanding of contemporary practice in hospital pharmacy services, drug therapy and health care administration highly desirable
  • Experience in project management and supervision of team members
  • Knowledge of and experience with Cerner EMR or equivalent EMR implementations and systems highly desirable
  • A tertiary degree and /or professional qualification(s) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Health Informatics or IT / Pharmacy Practice highly desirable
  • Experience in change-management 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.