Job Vacancy:

Medication Safety Pharmacist 0.5 EFT

Position: 0.5 EFT
Job Code: TBC
Employer: Albury Wodonga Health
Salary: Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the NSW State Employees Pharmacists (STATE) Award 2017.
Closing application date: 16/09/2017

Job Description


Medication Safety Pharmacist 20 Hours per fortnight – Grade 2 – NSW State Employees Pharmacists (STATE) Award 2017

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Regular reviews of medication-related services
  2. Reviewing all reported medication-related incidents and preparing bimonthly report to DTC and /or Medication Safety Sub Committee including KPIs
  3. Preparing for hospital Accreditation (Medication Safety Standard 4) MSSA =-Medication safety Self assessment.
  4. Liaise with Nurse Educators to implement and sustain process improvements at ward level
  5. Provide education and training – Medical, Nursing and Pharmacy staff.
  6. Information to staff via pharmacy newsletter.
  7. Information leaflets for patients

There is also a requirement to participate in the after hours ’On Call’ roster.
The position is across both the Albury and Wodonga campuses.



  • AWH offers full orientation and training
  • Salary sacrifice
  • The opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation

Selection Criteria:

  • The successful applicants will be required to work at both the Albury and the Wodonga Campus Pharmacies
  • Work on a rotating ‘On Call’ Roster (Currently 1 week in 9)
  • Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia)
  • Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment
  • This is a Category A position
  • Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement
  • Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment

Additional information:

The Pharmacy team comprises of nine Pharmacists, six Technicians and two Graduate Pharmacists. We are a fun, passionate, supportive, energetic, driven team who works cohesively together. We promote professional development in the workplace and as a team are focussed on providing high quality service. No day is the same; we are a team that embrace’s change and are always looking for innovative ideas to improve our team and the organisation. Albury Wodonga Health provides a supportive environment that encourages professional growth and education in this specialist area

How to Apply

Via this website
Further Information:
Contact: Leo Mason, Director of Pharmacy, (02) 6058 4662