Job Vacancy:

Medication Safety / Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist

Position: Full Time
Job Code: 16114
Employer: Northeast Health Wangaratta
Salary: Grade 2 year 1-4 (depending on experience)
Closing application date: 09/02/2018

Job Description

The primary role of ongoing Grade 2 Clinical Pharmacist position is to support NHW’s organisational goals, by providing leadership for medication safety and antimicrobial stewardship for North East Health Wangaratta, recognising that the incumbent displays specialisation and excellence in his or her practice skills and is required to apply a level of performance worthy of additional remuneration. This role provides education and in-services to nursing and other NHW staff, in addition to supervising pharmacy students and interns.

This specific role involves being the Medication Safety pharmacist and the Antimicrobial Stewardship pharmacist for the organisation, primarily to provide leadership for medication safety across North East Health, especially in relation to the Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Healthcare Standard 4 – Medication Safety, ensuring as best as possible compliance with accreditation requirements, including within the operating theatres. and providing leadership for antimicrobial stewardship across North East Health, especially in relation to the Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Healthcare Standard 3.154 and 3.16 – antimicrobial stewardship, ensuring as best as possible compliance with accreditation requirements.

Selection Criteria:

Essential

  • Ability to comply with the “Behavioural Outcomes” for this role.
  • Initiative and problem solving skills and excellent communication skills
  • Previous hospital and clinical pharmacy experience.
  • Current registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  • A current National Police Check.
  • A current Working with Children Check.

Desirable

  • Post-graduate pharmacy qualifications
  • Experience in accreditation standards relating to Standard 4 – Medication Safety and 3.15 and 3.16 – Antimicrobial Stewardship

Additional information:

Additional information

Wangaratta is only a 2.5hrs drive from central Melbourne. North East Victoria is an accessible and beautiful part of the State. Within 1hr of Wangaratta are the wine and gourmet regions of Rutherglen, Oxley and Milawa, the historical towns of Beechworth, Glenrowan, Chiltern and Benalla, the beauty of Myrtleford and Bright, and around 2 hrs away, the Victoria ski fields of Mt Buffalo, Mt Beauty, Mt Hotham and Falls Creek. Become part of the local community. Wangaratta has all the sporting and leisure infrastucture in place. It is an idyllic place to live and work and so close to Melbourne as to make regular commuting easy.

How to Apply

Further Information:
Contact: David Ford, david.ford@nhw.org.au 0438 599 215