Job Vacancy:

Advanced Training Resident Pharmacist – Geriatric Medicine

Position: Full Time, Fixed Term (commencing 2/3/2020 until 2/3/2023)
Job Code: 20458
Employer: Eastern Health
Salary: Grade 2 (SX2 - SX5)
Closing application date: 28/01/2020

Job Description

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs. Eastern Health operates from many different locations, our largest sites include Angliss Hospital, Box Hill Hospital, Healesville and District Hospital, Maroondah Hospital, Peter James Centre, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Wantirna Health, Yarra Ranges Health, Yarra Valley Community Health.

Eastern Health operates five pharmacy departments (for seven sites). Our enthusiastic team of pharmacists and technicians are dedicated to providing high quality, evidence-based care to our patients at the time they are most needed. Our pharmacy department strongly values professional development and clinical education. We have an ongoing commitment to practice-based research and offer opportunities for involvement to all staff.

An exciting new opportunity exists at Eastern Health for an early career pharmacist to join our team and participate in our SHPA accredited structured Advanced Training Residency (ATR) program in Geriatric Medicine.

The successful applicant will work across Eastern Health sites within Geriatric Medicine areas on a rotational basis. The ATR will be assigned a Preceptor/Mentor and will complete tasks such as Mini Clinical Evaluation Exercises, Case Based Discussions which then will be presented as a Case Presentations and will develop an Advancing Practice portfolio for submission and credentialing at Stage II (Consolidation) Advancing Practice Pharmacist. The formal structured program is designed to assist the individual achieve advanced practice within Geriatric Medicine, whilst completing a Masters of Clinical Pharmacy.

Supervision and training of intern pharmacists and pharmacy students and participation in weekend, public holiday and on-call rosters will be required.

Applicants need to be a registered pharmacist (or soon to be registered) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and have a valid Victorian Driver Licence.

Previous clinical pharmacy experience is essential (>2 years clinical pharmacy practice post registration as a pharmacist).


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits including:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Selection Criteria:

Please refer to Position Description for Key Selection Criteria

How to Apply

Via this website
Download this position description and apply directly: Further Information:
Contact: Jenny Chen (Eastern Health Senior Education and Training Pharmacist) 03 9982 2432