Grade 1 Clinical Pharmacist

Western Health
May 27, 2023
Footscray, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Western Health has an excellent opportunity for a registered pharmacist to take up a permanent full-time Grade 1 Clinical Pharmacist position at Footscray Hospital. This position is available now.

We are seeking a dedicated and motivated pharmacist with outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills and demonstrated willingness to develop and maintain their own knowledge to contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of innovative Pharmacy Services.

This position presents an exciting and unique opportunity for a pharmacist to expand and develop their clinical and organisational skills.

To be Successful in this Role you

  • Will provide clinical and dispensing services in accordance to SHPA standards of practice and legislative requirements
  • Will need to provide expert professional knowledge and work with other health professionals to ensure patient outcomes are optimized by working to achieve the best Quality Use of Medicines
  • Will need to participate in teaching and mentoring of pharmacy pre-registrants and undergraduate students
  • Will support the educational and operational activities of the department, such as quality assurance activities and practice research projects.
  • Must be willing to be flexible and have the ability to assign priorities to responsibilities to meet time constraints

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

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