Hospital pharmacist grade 1 or 2

Wimmera Health Care Group
Published
January 21, 2021
Location
83 Baillie St, Horsham Vic. 3400, Horsham, Australia
Job Type
Position description
State or territory
Vic

Description

Grade 1 or Grade 2 Pharmacist

Grade1 (Year 3-6), Grade 2 (Year 1-4)
Permanent Full time
(up to 80 hours per fortnight available) with ADO

Occasional Rostered Saturday morning and on call

We are seeking experienced Grade 1 or 2 Pharmacists to join our professional team to provide clinical pharmacist services. These multiple permanent full time positions are available immediately and includes working Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5pm, participation in an on-call roster and occasional Saturday morning shifts. The successful applicants will be committed to providing a provision of a high quality, safe, efficient and effective pharmacy service ensuring continuum of patient care. Please indicate in your application if you are applying for the Grade 1 or Grade 2 Pharmacist position.

Key Selection Criteria include:

Essential:

  • Bachelor of pharmacy degree
  • Pharmacist registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA)
  • Commitment to improving patient outcome through medication management
  • Membership to an appropriate professional body- Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia or Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
  • Hospital Pharmacy experience

Grade 2 only:

  • Minimum of 3 years Pharmacist experience
  • Hospital Pharmacy experience in conducting Medication reconciliation, preparation of patients’ medication lists and provision of effective patient counselling
  • Well developed organisational and time management skills
  • Well developed communication skills and ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to instruct and provide feedback to students, pharmacy interns and technicians
  • Ability to review and provide constructive feedback on a clinical document e.g. policy, procedure, drug protocol or consumer education documents

Desirable:

  • Experience in using iPharmacy iSOFT software
  • Commitment to continuing education
  • Excellent time management, organisational, communication and team building skills

Grade 2 only:

  • Hospital Pharmacy experience in chemotherapy dispensing and management
  • Ability to research and write a clinically-based document such as a drug protocol or medication management procedure
  • Ability to prepare and provide clinical education to consumer and clinician groups
  • Post Graduate qualifications relevant to the position

Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

  • Salary packaging
  • Professional development and education programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)
  • Flexible rostering
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Free parking

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

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