Grade 1 and Grade 2 Clinical Pharmacists

Western District Health Service
June 25, 2024
20 Foster Street, Hamilton, Hamilton, Australia
Job Type
Position description
State or territory


Clinical Pharmacists Grade 1 and Grade 2

Permanent Full Time and Fixed Term (Parental Leave cover) positions available

Full Time – 76 hours per fortnight

Annual Salary Range $66,908 (AUD) Grade 1 Year 1 to $104,811(AUD) Grade 2 Year 4 

About Us

Located in bustling Hamilton, at Western District Health Service (WDHS) we pride ourselves on our strong teamwork and our shared commitment to providing person-centred high-quality healthcare to the Southern Grampians community.

The Greater Hamilton region is rich with lifestyle opportunities and facilities. Working for WDHS will enable you to pursue your profession, build your career and enjoy a great work/life balance. With the Grampians National Park and stunning beaches on your doorstep in Warrnambool, Port Fairy and Portland and wineries dotted in-between, a better lifestyle is waiting for you!  Discover more about our region - Visit Hamilton

You will be working alongside experienced, passionate leadership peers who are true to our values of Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Empathy.

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About the role

Western District Health Service has a position available in our busy and progressive Pharmacy department for a suitably qualified Pharmacist.  A major part of the role will be the provision of clinical services to inpatients as well working with other pharmacists and support staff in providing comprehensive pharmaceutical services to other patients, residents and staff of WDHS.  

We are seeking candidates with the following:

  • Registration with the AHPRA and Pharmacy Board of Australia
  • Experience in chemotherapy and antimicrobial stewardship (desirable)
  • Excellent skills in the use of computer systems and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communication openly and effectively at all levels with medical, nursing, other hospital staff and patients on medication related issues
  • Knowledge of and commitment to quality improvement and risk management.

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible working arrangements (full and part time, contract) and option to purchase additional leave to support work/life balance.
  • Relocation consultant support (housing, partner employment, childcare/education, social groups etc)
  • Relocation assistance (up to $2,000) and other financial support for covering relocation costs through salary packaging
  • Internal training and development opportunities to support professional and personal growth
  • Enterprise Bargaining Agreement Based remuneration
  • Generous Salary packaging options ($9,010) including meals and entertainment ($2,650.00)
  • Novated vehicle leasing 
  • Free on-site car parking 
  • Social club membership offering a range of events, functions and local community discounts
  • Excellent employment conditions and staff health and wellbeing supportive culture
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

 For more details, please see the Position Description.

Closing Date: Interviews to take place upon receipt of suitable applications

The successful candidate must have or obtain a National Criminal Police Check. Depending on the role, a Working with Children Check Clearance, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check, and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check may also be required. All employees must comply with WDHS vaccination requirements, including COVID and Booster shots. WDHS is a smoke-free workplace.

Western District Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that has a commitment to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, their families and communities and encourages them to apply. This organisation promotes the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally, linguistically diverse and aboriginal backgrounds and those with a disability. 

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