Grade 3 Senior Pharmacist – Research & Data Analytics (43320)

Northern Health
May 13, 2024
Northern Hospital, Pharmacy Department, Ground Floor, Epping, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Reference Number: 43320:  Grade 3 Senior Pharmacist - Research & Data Analytics
Employment Type: On Going Full Time (FT)
Location: Northern Health (All Campuses)
About Northern Health:


As an organisation we have a clear focus on how we service and partner with our community, including our strategy of helping the community stay well when at home. Our reputation of community minded, inclusive and progressive is matched to none.

Northern Health is located in the rapidly growing northern suburbs with projected growth the biggest in the state. With a booming, culturally rich and diverse community, and less than an hour’s drive from the CBD, Melbourne’s North is fast becoming the place to be!


The Department:

The Pharmacy service operates over 5 sites within Northern Health and has a strong vision to deliver exceptional, evidenced-based care to our patients – with a clear focus on research, medication safety and clinical excellence. We are currently undergoing a large period of expansion and specialisation, creating exciting opportunities for individuals keen to challenge themselves and progress their professional knowledge and skills.


The Role:

An ongoing full-time opportunity exists for a Grade 3 Senior Pharmacist - Research & Data Analytics to join the team at Northern Health. This role will cover 80 hours per fortnight, Monday-Friday 0800-1700 with monthly Accrued Day Off.


This role will become an integral part of our growing pharmacy workforce (which comprises of over 100 pharmacists and 30 technicians) has responsibility for the organisation, implementation and supervision of research activities within the Pharmacy Department


Key responsibilities will includes:

  • Identify research opportunities and drive the research agenda for the pharmacy department.
  • Guide and participate in research programs for pharmacy staff
  • Drive and oversee pharmacy research activities
  • Drive the strategic approach to utilise data and information to effectively and efficiently deliver pharmacy services
  • Provide technical and analytical support to assist data-driven decision making


Click here to find out more about Northern Health Pharmacy


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A recognised degree in Pharmacy from an approved tertiary institution and hold full current AHPRA registration
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in hospital pharmacy
  • Experience in practice-based research
  • Australian and New Zealand College of Advanced Pharmacy (ANZCAP) recognition at Registrar or Consultant level in relevant specialty practice area (eg. Research)


Next Steps . . .

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the prompts.

For further details, please refer to the Position Description or alternatively, contact Jeff Khoshaba, Lead Pharmacist - Education, Development and Research, 8405 2664 or


Applications close 28 May 2024


Why work at the Northern Health?

We offer a range of benefits to support and reward staff both personally and professionally, which includes:

  • Health and Wellbeing programs, including our ‘Thrive’ program
  • Flexibility in the workplace and extra leave options and support
  • An inclusive and culturally safe space
  • State of the art facilities and campus partnerships
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development through our ‘Learning Labs’
  • Access to salary packaging, EAP and our online library


For a glimpse of life at NH, click here.


Work with us! Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as applicants who are LGBTIQ+, who have different abilities, or are from culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds are encouraged.


All employees of Northern Health must comply with the health service’s Staff Health / Workforce Immunisation procedure (as amended from time to time) together with any relevant State Government and Departmental directives. This requires all employees to be vaccinated for various diseases such as, but not limited to influenza and Covid-19.

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