Lead Pharmacist – Royal Park Campus

Melbourne Health
September 15, 2023
Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
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Lead Pharmacist – Royal Park Campus

  • Senior leadership role in our Royal Park Campus Pharmacy department
  • Permanent and full time
  • Great opportunity to demonstrate your leadership skills and support the delivery of quality patient care

Advancing health for everyone, every day and staffed with Melbourne’s best, join our Pharmacy Department of highly motivated, enthusiastic, and dedicated pharmacists and technicians to deliver patient focused services.

This position is permanent, full-time and will be based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital - Royal Park Campus, though applicants must be flexible and be willing to work across the sites of the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your new role

Our Royal Park Campus Pharmacy Department is expanding and we are excited to add a new leadership role: Lead Pharmacist – Royal Park Campus. This position offers applicants the challenges and rewards of coordinating a small and highly committed pharmacy team, as well as providing clinical pharmacy and dispensary services.

  • Lead the Royal Park Campus Pharmacy department as the Pharmacist regularly and usually in charge to deliver high quality and innovative pharmacy services and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Lead daily operations, line manage, perform human resources activities and oversee security of the Royal Park Campus Pharmacy department.
  • Provide clinical and dispensary pharmacy services to patients of Royal Park Campus.
  • Contribute to education, training and quality activities.

About you:

  • You have extensive hospital pharmacy experience with a demonstrated understanding of contemporary practice in hospital clinical pharmacy services and pharmacy operations.
  • You demonstrate a high level of clinical skills and knowledge as well as judgement and reasoning.
  • You have excellent communication, time management skills with the ability to prioritise, plan and organise your work and deliver to deadlines.
  • You work effectively in multidisciplinary teams.
  • You have relevant post-graduate qualification in clinical pharmacy or similar at a Masters or PhD level.

Benefit of working with The Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • This is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate and advance your leadership skills in a supportive Pharmacy team.
  • Take advantage of a range of great programs to support your professional career, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Financial support available for applicants relocating from interstate and overseas, as well as a dedicated Immigration Team available to support with visa applications.
  • Up to $12,000 tax free earnings with salary packaging options, 11% Superannuation in addition to base salary, monthly paid day off for full time staff.
  • Discounted onsite car parking, easily accessible via public transport.

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are 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 today!

For a confidential discussion, reach out to us via the details below – we would love to hear from you!

Please note recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applicants are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

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