Clinical Pharmacist, Nhulunbuy NT

Department of Health NT
May 21, 2024
Gove District Hospital, Matthew Flinders Way, Nhulunbuy, Australia
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Clinical Pharmacist

Position: Full Time

Employer: Gove District Hospital, Top End Health Service
Remuneration Package: $103,336 - $123,207 (including salary $88,204 - $105,445, superannuation, leave loading and 6 weeks annual leave).
Closing application date: until filled

Job Description

As a P2 Clinical Pharmacist you will provide a high quality, culturally appropriate and effective clinical pharmacy services to inpatients and outpatients of Gove District Hospital. Your responsibilities will extend to overseeing technical staff, providing medicines information and liaison with Primary Health Care centres in the East Arnhem region.

You will be professionally challenged by the cases you will see and have the opportunity to contribute to a rapidly developing pharmacist role in a remote setting. This will include daily clinical activities, with a strong focus on antimicrobial stewardship and consumer education.


  • Great career and lifestyle opportunities
  • Fully furnished accommodation provided for you and your family/pets
  • Relocation assistance for vehicle, personal effects and airfares for you and dependents
  • 6 weeks of paid annual recreation leave, plus leave loading
  • Fares out of isolated location for you and your dependents twice a year (return airfares to Darwin + 2 extra days of leave for you and your dependents each time)
  • Salary packaging
  • Hours of work are 8am to 4.21pm Monday to Friday (1 hour lunch break)
  • No on-call or weekends
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Study Assistance and Leave available
  • Electricity subsidy and Perishable food allowance
  • Supportive extended team environment


Skills and Experience:

  • You will hold current AHPRA registration as a Pharmacist
  • You have demonstrated skills in clinical pharmacy or have experience in delivering Home Medication Reviews and a desire to expand your skills into the hospital environment
  • You enjoy working within a team and have excellent communication skills
  • You have desire to work with people of diverse cultures, particularly First Nations Australians

Additional information:

Gove District Hospital is a 30 bed public hospital which provides a large range of acute-care services, including ED, general medical, general surgical, paediatrics and maternity.

Your caseload will be a mix of adult and paediatric inpatients and outpatients, with a strong focus on Indigenous health.

The Gove District Hospital Pharmacy Manager will provide support to this role, and you will work alongside one pharmacy technician. You will be a valued part of the allied heath team at the hospital and take an active role in patient care.

The successful applicant will be offered opportunities for professional development and is welcome to be a part of the Top End Health Service weekly pharmacy in-services education (via video-link), plus many regular cultural education opportunities locally.

Outside of work the lifestyle benefits are exceptional – with virtually no winter, you’ll be able to enjoy the Top End’s outdoor lifestyle all year round, community and sporting activities, fiery sunsets over the water and easy weekend trips to many of the fabulous locations in and around East Arnhem Land. You will also have endless opportunities to live with and learn about Australia’s oldest living culture, the Yolngu people. Visit

The Northern Territory Department of Health is the leading employer of health and community service professionals and the largest public employer in the Northern Territory.

Nhulunbuy is a fantastic place to live, learn and work.

For further information about this vacancy or if you would like to know more about life in Nhulunbuy please contact Kerry Brotchie on 08 8987 0235 or

Quote vacancy number: 40408

How to Apply

Contact Kerry Brotchie on 08 8987 0235 or

Applications should consist of a one page summary sheet, resume / CV and copies of relevant qualifications.

For a copy of the Job Description or to view career opportunities in the Northern Territory Government please visit our careers page.


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