Hospital Pharmacy Student

Ballarat Health Services
November 27, 2021
Ballarat, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Hospital Pharmacy Students - casual
Pharmacy Department, Ballarat Health Services
Weekend, casual hours available

Applications are invited from Pharmacy Students studying the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree or equivalent from a recognised university, for the position of Pharmacy Student with the Pharmacy Department of Grampians Health - Ballarat (Ballarat Health Services).

The successful applicant will be required to work on Saturday (9am-1pm) as per roster, rotating with other pharmacy students within the Ballarat Health Services’ Pharmacy Department.  The opportunity to undertake a 4 to 6 week block of training during Dec '21 to Feb '22 may also be made available, depending on candidates' availability.

The student will support pharmacy dispensary services under the supervision of the pharmacist by:

  • Managing phone enquiries from wards, BHS staff and patients.
  • Managing enquiries through the pharmacy front counter.
  • Processing outpatient and inpatient medication supplies, and discharge prescriptions.
  • Providing medication counselling to patients (under supervision).

The applicants must be able to perform the duties of a pharmacy student according to legal requirements, professional pharmacy standards, guidelines for Good Pharmaceutical Practice and under the supervision of the pharmacist. The successful candidate will engage in providing patient focused pharmaceutical care. The individual, where applicable, may also participate and contribute to the pharmacy departments and hospital's quality projects and continuous improvement activities.

Applications can be made on the Ballarat Health Services website via the e-recruit portal. For further enquiries, contact Dr David Kong on 03-5320 4106 or email

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory Immunisation clearance and a satisfactory current Police Record Check.

All applications must be submitted online.

Vaccination against COVID19 is a mandatory requirement for healthcare workers in Victoria, and as such, all employees at Grampians Health.
All employee must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask. Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual (or allies) LGBTQIA+

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