AHP4 Deputy Director of Pharmacy

SA Pharmacy, Central Adelaide Local Health Network
Published
June 21, 2022
Location
1 Port Road, Adelaide, SA 5000, Adelaide CBD, Australia
Job Type
Position description
State or territory
SA

Description

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network - SA Pharmacy 
  • Salary: AHP4 - $109,321/$119,013
  • Deputy Director of Pharmacy - multiple positions (ongoing and temporary)  in operational and clinical roles
  • Applicants should contact Daniel Guidone, A/Director, Pharmacy Services,  to discuss the available positions prior to applying.

The Deputy Director of Pharmacy Services is responsible for the day to day management of the designated Pharmacy Service in line with SA pharmacy strategic priorities.

They are responsible for the coordination, orientation, training, education, development and supervision of staff within these areas to ensure high quality, cost effective and patient responsive services are provided to all patients.

The Deputy Director of Pharmacy Services is responsible for the provision of a comprehensive and complex range of professional services for patients of the designated area as well as the provision and supervision of designated pharmacy services. The incumbent works to optimise outcomes for patients and ensures that quality, cost effective and patient responsive services are provided in accordance with site, local health network, SA Pharmacy and Department of Health policies and procedures, PBS regulations, state and federal legislation and contemporary pharmacy practice standards.

The Deputy Director of Pharmacy Services is responsible for the day-to-day management of the designated Pharmacy Services and the coordination, development and supervision of other professional staff, support staff, intern pharmacists and students. The Deputy Director of Pharmacy Services contributes to the services teaching and training program and is responsible for orientation, education, training and supervision to graduates, students, support staff and professional staff assigned to the Service.

The Deputy Director of Pharmacy Services contributes to the development of, and ensures conformance with, health service drug policy and pharmacy policy and procedures relating to the use of drugs through active membership on relevant committees and working parties.

The Deputy Director of Pharmacy Services:

  • Applies professional judgment in the undertaking of operations that involve problem definition, planning, execution, analysis, interpretation and reporting of findings.
  • Accepts professional responsibility for the standards of work undertaken within the designated Pharmacy Service, ensuring completeness and accuracy.
  • Accepts responsibility for the supervision and training of other professional and non-professional staff within the discipline.
  • Applies their knowledge and experience in the discipline to achieve high level outcomes under limited professional direction and contributes to the development of new or recognisably improved techniques and methodologies.

The Deputy Director of Pharmacy Services represents the Pharmacy and Local Health Network on state-wide and national forum including risk management, medication safety, and others where expert advice is required. The Deputy Director of Pharmacy Services leads or supports the work of a portfolio within SA Pharmacy and actively contributes to SA Pharmacy strategic priorities through participation on and leading workgroups.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 795148

Enquiries to:

  • Applicants should contact the A/Director, Pharmacy Services (Daniel Guidone) to discuss the available positions prior to applying.

Telephone:  (08) 7074 0133

Email: daniel.guidone@sa.gov.au

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