Job Vacancy:

Director of Pharmacy

Position: Full Time
Job Code: CB10676
Employer: ACT Government
Salary: Salary Range: $137,415
Closing application date: 21/03/2019

Job Description

Canberra Health Services

Clinical Services

Office of the Executive Director of Medical Services

Pharmacy Services

Health Professional Level 6

Salary Range: $137,415 (PN: 28981)

About us: Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400, 000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.

CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:

The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
Three Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
A range of community-based health services including early childhood services, youth and women’s health, dental health, mental health and alcohol and drug services.
Canberra Health Services collaborates with Calvary Public Hospital Bruce in the provision of high quality, person-centred health care to our community.

Overview of the work area and position: The Office of the Executive Director of Medical Services includes:

GP Liaison Unit (GPLU)
Health Care Technology Management
Medical Imaging
Medical Officer Support, Credentialing, Employment and Training Unit (MOSCETU)
The CHS Pharmacy Department are a dynamic, talented team of approximately 100 staff, including: Pharmacists, Technicians and Administration staff. The department provides a range of clinical services to inpatients and outpatients including a number of specialised services.

The Director of Pharmacy is responsible for delivery of pharmaceutical services, including the operational management and planning of human and financial resources. The position provides leadership on medicines management strategies for the hospital and territory health service. It is expected that the Director of Pharmacy role have a sound knowledge of local, national and international health and community care systems including current and emerging issues concerning the health sector including a good understanding of the national health system and of Commonwealth and State/Territory interactions.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:


Tertiary qualifications (or equivalent) in Pharmacy
Be registered or eligible for registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA))

For further information, please visit (ref: 01I7F)

Applications Close: 21 March 2019

Selection Criteria:

Postgraduate qualifications (or equivalent) in Clinical Pharmacy, Management, Education or Research
Membership or eligibility for membership with The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia
Extensive experience working in a hospital pharmacy setting
Publication/s within peer reviewed journals
Current driver’s licence
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

Undergo a pre-employment Police check
Note: *Group Attraction and Retention Incentive (ARIn): $10,618. An attractive remuneration package will be available to the selected candidate in accordance with the ACT Public Service Health Professionals Enterprise Agreement, comprising salary and an Attraction and Retention Incentive (ARIn).

How to Apply

Via this website
Further Information:
Contact: Contact Officer: Paul Dugdale (02) 5124 3609