HARP Outreach Pharmacist

Melbourne Health
May 17, 2023
Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
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State or territory


HARP Outreach Pharmacist

  • Part Time Fixed Term position until May 2024
  • Work with patients in transition from hospital to community
  • Enjoy great leave entitlements + salary packaging

The opportunity We are looking for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our HARP Complex Care team through to 26th May 2024.  This is a parental leave cover role, based at our City Campus.  In this role you will:

  • Provide optimal care to meet patients’ needs by conducting Medication Management Review of HARP clients, providing reports for treating physicians and GPs, and on-referrals to appropriate other services
  • Provide best practice patient care through developing and implementing care plans to address medication-related issues, through coordination of care with clients/carers, HARP clinicians, GPs and other services
  • Undertake a Care Co-ordinator role for clients with medication related complex care needs, including comprehensive assessment, care planning and service coordination to improve client health outcomes and prevent presentation or readmission to hospital
  • Provide support and advice on the management of complex clients to HARP staff and community services

About you:

  • Qualified Pharmacist, with relevant AHPRA registration, and minimum 18 months experience as a qualified pharmacist
  • Demonstrated ability to practice in accordance with Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) Guidelines
  • Current Victorian Driver’s License
  • An understanding of the transition of patients and their medication management from hospital to the home environment
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, energetic, innovative, and work cooperatively in a multidisciplinary team as well as autonomously
  • Competent IT user, with well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Home Medicine Review Accreditation

Why work with us?

  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.
  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.   Interested? Apply now! For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.   All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

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