Accredited Clinical Pharmacists (QLD, SA, VIC, NSW)

Published
July 18, 2022
Location
Level 8 525 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Australia
Category
Job Type
State or territory
Vic

Description

Accredited Clinical Pharmacists (QLD, SA, VIC, NSW)

Ward Medication Management

Part Time/Casuals

Have you recently Accredited or are you Accredited?

We are ready to provide support, training, and an extensive induction so that you can commence or continue your career within the aged care industry.

We offer flexible work/life balance, you will split your time between working from home and within the facilities.  You will manage your own schedule, make the role your own whilst making a difference.

QLD Part Time

  • Townsville/Cairns  - up to 3 days per week
  • Gold Coast  - up to 3 days per week, also covering Ballina
  • Sunshine Coast to Bundaberg - up to 3 days per week

VIC Casuals

  • West and Northern suburbs
  • Regional VIC (Mildura, Swan Hill, Echuca)

SA Part Time/Full Time until March 2023

What will you do?

  • Deliver market-leading quality RMMRs and HMRs
  • Conduct QUM services including attending MAC meetings, conducting nurse/carer education and advising on medication use and storage.
  • Maintain and grow relationships with facility staff and GPs
  • Participate in our Peer Review process to ensure quality

Given the nature of the role some travel may be required with costs covered.

What do we offer?

  • tailored career development plan. You will be given opportunities to develop in your clinical areas of interest; your chosen career path will be underpinned by a focused professional development plan where we invest in you. Whatever your goals, our Clinical Excellence is led by Dr Natalie Soulsby,  who will be there to support you every step of the way.
  • great team of likeminded, hard-working people who are passionate about Ward MM’s mission
  • Flexible working conditions. Managing your own schedule, working form home and at the facilities.
  • We promote a safe, inclusive environment free from discrimination.
  • competitive salary package and benefits, including: Superannuation, Incentives Program and our monthly recognition scheme
  • Well-being Program including: Wellbeing Challenges and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Home allocation allowing you to develop rapport and ongoing relationships with your facilities
  • We provide the tools necessary to do the job such as a laptop,  internet access and access to AMH, Up to Date and eTG
  • We love being social and have team events
  • We have an extensive induction and onboarding program
  • You will positively be supported by your Regional Manager and a team of Clinical Pharmacists across Australia
  • connection to the community

What we look for...

Must haves

  • A recognised undergraduate pharmacy degree or equivalent, commensurate with requirements for unconditional AHPRA registration as a pharmacist in Australia
  • Professional indemnity insurance policy
  • Uninterrupted accreditation to perform medication management review services (per AACP or SHPA)
  • Australian citizen or hold permanent residency status in Australia
  • Appropriate police clearance
  • Annual flu vaccination (unless medical exemption)
  • COVID 19 vaccinations (unless medical exemption)
  • Basic proficiency in appropriate computing applications
  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Commitment to your ongoing professional development
  • Strong organisational, planning and time management skills
  • Relationship building with healthcare professionals and others working in the aged care industry
  • Effective communication skills; listening, written and verbal; willing and able to communicate with aged care residents and their relatives as well as colleagues and other healthcare professionals and aged care staff

Nice to haves

  • 3 Years + Post-Qualified experience
  • Experience in the provision of HMR/RMMR services in Australia
  • Postgraduate tertiary qualifications in a pharmacy-related field, or other relevant field
  • Specialty practice certifications in geriatric pharmacy (BCGP), pharmacotherapy (BCPS) or other relevant area (e.g. certified diabetes educators)
  • Experience in research and publication related to clinical therapeutics and related area

About Us

Ward MM was founded by Clinical Pharmacist, Sue Ward, in 1997 as a medication review business servicing the aged care sector. Today Ward MM is one of the largest providers of specialist clinical pharmacy services to aged care in Australia. Our highly qualified team care for over 35,000 (and growing) elderly Australians, across 370 aged care homes. We have RMMR/QUM contracts with BUPA, Japara, Estia, Allity and Bolton Clarke amongst many others.

We cover Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria (covering Tasmania), Western Australia and South Australia.

What next?

If you think you would thrive in a growing company like ours, then send your cv to nipuni.desilva@wardmm.com.au or call Nipuni De Silva, People and Culture Advisor on 0403 385 070 to find out more.

 

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