Gastroenterology Pharmacist – Grade 2

Peninsula Health
January 19, 2023
Frankston, Australia
Job Type
Position description
State or territory


• This is a new role to support the provision of clinical services to gastroenterology inpatients and ambulatory patients at Frankston Hospital
• Salary packaging and staff parking on site is available.
• Enjoy the lifestyle benefits of Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula area

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

• Develop the Gastroenterology pharmacy service by expanding the scope of current practice and gaining expert knowledge in Gastroenterology medicine
• Train and mentor rotational pharmacists to build pharmacy team capacity to provide Gastroenterology services
• Participate on ward rounds and at multi-disciplinary meetings to promote safe, effective and cost-efficient medication use
• Participate in quality improvement and education initiatives

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
Essential Criteria
• Full Pharmacy Board of Australia (AHPRA) registration with no restrictions to the scope of practice, or appropriate pharmaceutical qualification eligible for the registration.
• Recent broad range of hospital clinical pharmacy experience.
• Demonstrated adequate level of clinical knowledge of current drug usage, interactions and counselling.
• Commitment to patient-focused service delivery.
• Demonstrated highly developed communication and liaison skills.
• Demonstrated ability to support and mentor staff.
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
• Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement processes and service development.
• Staff in patient facing roles are required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in line with organisational infection prevention requirements.

Desirable Criteria:
• Previous experience in Gastroenterology including working in IBD clinics.
• Experience with using electronic medication management, preferably Cerner trained.
• Relevant or working towards pharmacy postgraduate qualifications.

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700. Also, if you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Euna Hwang, Acting Director of Pharmacy on 03 9784 7612 or or Ray Kong, Senior Pharmacist (Specialty Medicines and Emergency) on 03 9784 7618 or

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

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