Clinical Pharmacist Grade 1

Western Health
March 15, 2023
176 Furlong Road, St Albans Victoria 3021, St Albans, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Seeking motivated pharmacists with excellent clinical, dispensary and interpersonal skills that demonstrate a willingness to develop and maintain their knowledge, to work within the Western Health Pharmacy Service. Multiple Grade 1 Clinical Pharmacist roles available including full-time, part-time and casual at Sunshine Hospital.


To be successful in this role you will

  • Have well-developed written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to co-operate with all hospital staff and patients
  • Provide clinical and dispensing services in accordance to SHPA standards of practice and legislative requirements
  • Ensure patient outcomes are optimized by working to achieve the best Quality Use of Medicines
  • Support prescribers and patients to maximize clinical benefits of drugs and minimize unwanted reactions
  • Actively participate and support educational and operational activities of the department
  • Minimise treatment costs by optimizing drug prescribing and supply

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

• Work-life balance

• Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

• Career advancement opportunities

• Professional development support

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

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