Lead Pharmacist Dispensary

Canberra Health Services
Published
October 12, 2021
Location
Canberra, Australia
Job Type
State or territory
ACT

Description

Canberra Health Services
Chief Executive Officer
Medical Services
Pharmacy

Lead Pharmacist – Dispensary

Pharmacist Level 4
Salary Range: 
$118,525 - $127,598 (PN: 26204)

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together.
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community.
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:  https://www.health.act.gov.au/

The department provides a range of clinical services to inpatients and outpatients including a number of specialised services.  Working within the Pharmacy Services’ Quality Use of Medicines, Research and Education team, the Medication Safety and Quality Pharmacist will lead, manage and coordinate efforts to improve the safety and quality of medicines use across the Canberra Hospital and Health Services.

The pharmacy team charter is “Our competent and professional team will provide a contemporary and forward thinking pharmacy service that gives the best patient focused care possible and is valued by the ACT health community”.

The Pharmacy Department at Canberra Health Services (CHS) is looking for a talented, dynamic and highly motivated individual to fulfill this role. The department is progressive and forward thinking, optimising the use of technology, and looking to progress extended scope roles for pharmacists and technicians across key areas of the organisation. The department already runs a successful SHPA accredited residency program and has an excellent intern training program.

The Pharmacy Department at Canberra Health Services (CHS) is looking for a talented, dynamic and highly motivated individual to fulfill this role. The department is progressive and forward thinking, optimising the use of technology, and looking to progress extended scope roles for pharmacists and technicians across key areas of the organisation. The department already runs a successful SHPA accredited residency program and has an excellent intern training program.

The CHS Pharmacy Department have a dynamic, talented team of approximately 100 staff, including: pharmacists, technicians and administration staff. The department provides a range of clinical services to inpatients and outpatients including a number of specialised services.

The position holder will integrate into the CHS Pharmacy team and will provide a range of pharmacy services on a rostered basis.

ABOUT YOU:
CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

  • Strong organisational skills with a high degree of personal drive.
  • Strong leadership skills and high degree of self-motivation.
  • High level customer service skills
  • Ability to maintain high work standards and accuracy.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Full pharmacist registration with the Australian Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) no restrictions on scope of practice.
  • Minimum of five years hospital pharmacy experience.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Pharmacy, Management, Education or Research or extensive clinical pharmacy experience are highly desirable.
  • The successful applicant will need to be available for weekend, public holiday and after-hours work, with access to flex time.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Registration under the ACT Working with Vulnerable People Act 2011.
  • Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.

Contact Officer: Keat Gan (02) 5124 2118 keat.gan@act.gov.au

For further information, please visit www.health.act.gov.au Req: 01YHB

Applications Close: 27 October 2021

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