Job Vacancy:

Pharmacist Team Leader – Oncology – Icon Pharmacy Townsville, QLD

Position: Permanent Full Time
Job Code: 110118
Employer: Icon Pharmacy Townsville
Closing application date: 24/01/2018

Job Description

About the Role:

An exciting leadership opportunity has become available at Icon Pharmacy in Townsville, Queensland.  This position presents a unique opportunity for an oncology Pharmacist to expand and develop their clinical and organisational skills, as well as assist in the implementation and maintenance of innovative pharmacy services.

Job Description:

In this role, you will lead a small and dynamic team of oncology pharmacists and technicians in the provision of exceptional, specialised oncology pharmacy services in Townsville. The role is diverse, and will allow you to build expertise in working within a multidisciplinary team, small project management, and development of clinical and operational policies and procedures to uphold our patient centred focus and business sustainability.

This unique opportunity is ideal for a motivated and dynamic pharmacist who is looking to progress their career and build leadership skills in a supportive and growing specialised cancer care company.

Key Responsibilities

Clinical Practice

Provide comprehensive pharmacy services to patients, families and staff. This includes: dispensing, drug requisitions, medication reconciliation, drug information, counselling and the provision of pharmaceutical recommendations, which promote the quality use of medicines and optimise pharmaceutical care.

Undertake high level Pharmacy duties including leading the team, in relation to cancer with limited need for direct clinical practice supervision, to include duties related to cancer clinical trial patients.

Provide high level input to the development of clinical practices, implementation, monitoring and review of procedures and protocols.

Communication and team participation

Actively promote and demonstrate a high level of communication and customer service

Communicate effectively with the fellow managers and colleagues in order to solve problems, review procedures and processes to ensure improvements in service delivery.

Development and Continuous learning

Develop and maintain expertise in the cancer cancer through attendance at conferences, seminars and active learning within team training sessions and competency assessments and/or by participation in post-graduate training programs.

Organise and participate in the delivery of structured education programs for pharmacists, nurses and other Icon team members.

Supervise and train pharmacy students, intern pharmacists and less experienced pharmacists

Leadership/Service and Financial improvement

Contribute to the financial management of the business unit ensuring that services are provided within achievable qualitative and quantitative benchmarks by assisting with daily operational matters.

Promote cost effective use of medicines through dispensing and supply with minimal wastage, inventory management through Stocktake and inventory reporting through the collection and analysis of data.


Selection Criteria:

Selection Criteria:

  • A Bachelor of Pharmacy degree (or equivalent)
  • Current registration or membership with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Pharmacy Board of Australia)
  • Previous experience in a team leader or management role would be highly regarded.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Additional information:

About Us:

At Icon Cancer Care we offer a friendly and enjoyable work environment, career development pathways, unique benefits and rewards and the opportunity to work for a growing and innovative market leader.

How to Apply

Via this website
Further Information:
Contact: Jodie Lyons, 0447 176 022