Tasmanian Health Service
March 19, 2024
Launceston, Burnie, Latrobe, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Position details

Applications close: Monthly

Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement, Allied Health Professional, Level 1-2

Employment type:

Full Time, Part Time


North, North West, South, Statewide

Job description:

Department of Health (DoH) are seeking Pharmacist's to join our teams located across the State including at the Launceston General Hospital, North West Regional Hospital and Mersey Community Hospital's

The Pharmacist Employment Campaign is established to provide the Department of Health with a pool of experienced and skilled people who are able to work at short notice.  Interested persons are able to submit their application to be considered for duties on a permanent basis.

This Register is for positions located across the state but please note we have no current vacancies located in the South at this time. Applicants are encouraged to nominate their location preferences in their applications form.

This recruitment will remain open to applicants until 6 October 2025 and will be reviewed on a regular basis.

Applications from recruitment agencies, including locum agencies, will not be accepted.

Details of Appointment

Permanent full or part time shift-worker positions working up to 76 hours

The Role:

In this role you will be required to work as a part of the relevant Hospital’s Pharmacy Department and Hospital’s Pharmacy Team to provide a comprehensive, efficient and accountable pharmacy service for hospital inpatients and outpatients.

Key to being successful in this role will be your pharmacy experience in a range of activities such as dispensing or clinical pharmacy, preferably in a hospital setting, together with experience in the application of relevant legislation, codes of practice and workplace guidelines in the practice of pharmacy

We are seeking applicants with a work ethic that includes the ability to

  • create and fostering an attitude of positivity and teamwork
  • coach others when needed in a supportive fashion
  • collaborate with a broad range of peers and colleagues

The Department:

Statewide Hospital Pharmacy, led by Executive Director Tom Simpson, provides hospital pharmacy services to patients of Tasmania’s acute public hospitals through on-site pharmacy departments, and a remote service to the district hospitals.

Services include clinical and specialist pharmacy services, dispensing medications, on-site doses of chemotherapy, involvement in local national and international clinical trials and specialist support services including the telehealth-based Remote Clinical Pharmacy service.

Current roles are available in all our acute and subacute hospitals. Specifically these include the Royal Hobart Hospital, Launceston General Hospital, North West Regional Hospital and Mersey Community Hospital.

Please note that the Register will not preclude other Pharmacist positions being advertised if warranted.  Current vacancies are available on the website.

Details of Appointment

Permanent full time or part time shift-worker positions working up to 76 hours per fortnight

Salary: $69,117 - $104,493 per annum + 11% superannuation + access to salary packaging

  • Salary range is in accordance with Allied Health Professions Unions Wages Agreement No. 2 of 2022
  • Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Position Features:

  • Pharmacists will work at any site within Pharmacy Services or at specified locations of other nominated health providers such as Mental Health Services within the region in which the incumbent is employed
  • The occupant of this role may be required to participate in weekend and on-call services


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Pharmacy Board of Australia.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
  1. Crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

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