Clinical Pharmacist – Grade 1 or 2

Northeast Health Wangaratta
Published
June 25, 2024
Location
35- 47 Green Street, Wangaratta, Wangaratta, Australia
Job Type
Position description
State or territory
Vic

Description

  • Full Time, Permanent Contract
  • 80 hours per fortnight - 80 hours per fortnight - Including an ADO every 4 weeks
  • Rotational Clinical Pharmacist - 3 x 4-month-long rotations/year
  • Casual positions also Available 

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

We have an exciting opportunity for a friendly, caring and efficient pharmacist to join our dynamic and innovative team, as a full-time Grade 1 Pharmacist. Our department currently includes 18 pharmacists, 3 pharmacy interns, 7 pharmacy technicians and an administrative assistant.

The successful candidate will be well supported by the pharmacy team, to provide clinical pharmacy & medication management services to a diverse range of inpatient areas of our hospital, as part of our clinical pharmacist rotation program. They will also develop their supervision & education skills, with opportunities to supervise the practice of pharmacy interns & students on placement.

Our Pharmacy Service:

On weekdays our pharmacists team up with pharmacy technicians to provide services in our Dispensary (along with Hospital In The Home), Day Oncology (with some on-site chemotherapy manufacturing performed in our aseptic/cytotoxic suite), Emergency Department (with partnered pharmacist medication charting), Subacute/Rehabilitation/Geriatric Unit, Medical Ward, Surgical Ward, Operating Theatre & Perioperative Care Clinic, Intensive Care Unit and Inpatient Mental Health Unit. Our 3 pharmacy interns take responsibility (under pharmacist supervision) for services delivered to Paediatrics, Maternity/Special Care Unit & Dialysis Unit.

We currently provide a limited weekend service with 2 pharmacists on shift each Saturday morning, 2 pharmacists and a technician on public holidays, and 14 of our pharmacists currently share the on-call responsibilities outside business hours. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the weekend/public holiday/on call roster after a suitable period of orientation & training.

Our Region:

  • Wangaratta has a population of approximately 30,000 and our catchment serves a community of around 100 000 throughout the northeast.
  • An easy 2 ½ hours drive on the Hume freeway from Melbourne and less than an hour to Albury airport with direct flights to most of the large Australian cities.
  • We have over 11 schools including private Catholic and Anglican schooling options for pre-year 12.
  • Our region is a popular destination year-round. It boasts multiple national parks, picturesque small towns, award winning restaurants, wineries and breweries.
  • Whether you want to hike, mountain bike and ski in the mountains, paddle the rivers or cruise on the rail trails there is something for everyone in the northeast.
  • https://www.visitwangaratta.com.au/Home
  • https://www.victoriashighcountry.com.au/snow/

The successful applicant will benefit from:

  • Competitive remuneration, novated leasing and full salary packaging benefits Available. If you have relocated permanently you may also be able to substantially increase your take-home pay by salary packaging some or all of your relocation costs.
  • 5 weeks annual leave and an addition week for any employee working 10 or more weekend shifts. There is also the option for full time employees to be able to purchase additional leave if they wish.
  • Option to be able to swap any existing public holiday to another religious holiday or day of significance of your choice.
  • Employee Assistant Programs (EAP)
  • Well being programs and discounted corporate gym membership
  • Social Club Benefits
  • Support for our diverse workforce

Applying for the role:

  • Do you have questions before you apply? Call Deputy Director of Pharmacy Susan Trevillian on (03) 5722 5326, or 0438 436 785, or via LinkedIn messaging https://au.linkedin.com/in/susan-trevillian-5179a432
  • Confirmation of full Covid-19 and Influenza Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required upon application
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded below or at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • Applications must address the key selection criteria from the PD
  • Employment Statutory Declaration form must be submitted with your application
  • To apply for this position hit Apply Now/Join Now or head over to our careers page at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • All additional documents can be uploaded within the application after filling in the key selection criteria
  • Applications close Sunday, 28th July 2024

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