Operational Pharmacist

Alfred Health
April 20, 2021
Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
State or territory



  • Fixed term – until August 2022
  • Full-time – 80 hours per fortnight, with ADO
  • Classification code – Operational Pharmacist Grade 2 (SX2-SX5)
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits


The Pharmacy services operate across all Alfred Health sites and are well recognised nationally and internationally for high quality, innovative, patient-focused services, education and training programmes as well as significant research output.

Operational pharmacy services are an integral part of the Pharmacy department, ensuring safe, appropriate, timely and cost effective delivery of medication to patients and services across Alfred Health.


As part of the operational team you will work closely with your fellow team members across the different campuses for the provision of pharmacy services. The operational pharmacist role includes components such as: Inpatient, Discharge and Outpatient dispensary services, Aseptic and Manufacturing services, Clinical Trial and Medical Day Unit.

You will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams and the operational services to achieve the best medication management outcomes for our patients. You will contribute to improving medication management on a larger scale through contributing to research projects and service & process improvement work as required. As Alfred Health is an academic health centre, you will supervise and mentor local and international students as well as other pharmacy staff.


  • A patient-centred approach to care
  • Excellent knowledge, judgement and reasoning
  • Excellent communication and time management skills with the ability to prioritise, plan and organise your work and deliver to deadlines
  • Problem solving and risk assessment abilities and the ability to use initiative
  • Commitment to developing as a clinician through post-graduate study


  • Registered pharmacist with AHPRA
  • Experience in pharmacy in a hospital setting desirable
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification desirable
  • Credentialed or a portfolio that demonstrates progression towards credentialing as Advancing or Advanced (Level 1, 2 or 3) on the Australian Advanced Level Framework desirable


  • Onsite gym
  • Child care
  • Discount health insurance
  • Salary packaging

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter.

Applications close Sunday 9th May 2021

For a confidential discussion please contact Belinda Theobald, Deputy Director of Pharmacy - Tel: +61 3 9076 2061 or Email: b.theobald@alfred.org.au

Applications must be submitted electronically via the Alfred Health website - applications forwarded to the contact email address will not be considered.

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