Grade 2 Emergency Department Pharmacist

Western Health
January 26, 2023
Sunshine Hospital, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Significant investment in Sunshine Hospital’s Emergency Department has seen the completion of the new Adult and Paediatric Emergency Departments, Fast-Track Units, Short Stay Unit, the Behavioural Assessment Unit and the new Footscray Hospital construction is well on the way. The new developments have generated growth in all departments and the creation of new vacancies across all modalities.

We are seeking experienced Grade 2 Clinical Pharmacists on an ongoing full-time basis to work in the new Sunshine Emergency Department. Under the guidance of the Senior ED Pharmacist, you will join a growing team of talented Emergency Pharmacists.

You will have outstanding clinical capabilities, strong interpersonal skills and demonstrate a willingness to develop and maintain your own knowledge as well as contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of innovative pharmacy services.

Whilst the positions are based at Sunshine Hospital, you will have the opportunity to operate across all of our Western Health campuses.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Hold at least 3 years’ broad experience in providing high quality clinical pharmacy services to a range of clinical specialties
  • Provide expert professional knowledge to ensure that patient outcomes are optimised through working to achieve the best quality use of medicines
  • Be a positive role model to junior team members, as well as orientate, mentor and supervise clinical pharmacy staff, pharmacy interns and students
  • Support educational and operational activities, such as quality assurance activities and practice research projects.

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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