Pharmacist – Clinical Trials & Operational (Gd-1 or Gd-2)

Grampians Health
May 25, 2023
Ballarat, Australia
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Pharmacist - Clinical Trials & Operational (Grade 1 or 2)
Permanent Full Time (80 hours per fortnight with ADO), Grampians Health - Ballarat

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

We are seeking an energetic pharmacist to support our Clinical Trials and Operational Pharmacy services at Grampians Health - Ballarat. Opportunities exist for involvement in training, education and research, and other areas of pharmacy services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to clinical trials pharmacy service such as investigational medicinal product (IM)-related compounding, dispensing, accountability and administrative processes, liaising with internal and external clients and, development of standard operating procedures.
  • Contribute to other operational and clinical pharmacy services which will include supporting activities of the Dispensary and BRICC Oncology Pharmacy.

Skills and experience include

  • Pharmacist registered with AHPRA.
  • For Grade 2 applicants - must have at least three years experience specifically in hospital.
  • Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in the setting involving the supply and administration of clinical trials and other medications.


  • Postgraduate qualifications that are relevant to the role.
  • Demonstrated experience in aseptic compounding of products and clinical trials.
  • Experience in project management.

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays.
  • Discounted on-site parking.
  • Access to discounted health club membership.
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs.

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia's most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia's most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Associate Professor David Kong, Deputy Director on 06 5320 4106 or via email at for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

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