Pharmacist- COVID19 Vaccination

Eastern Health
August 16, 2021
Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
Position description
State or territory


Pharmacist - COVID-19 Vaccination Team

  • Opportunity for Grade 1 or 2
  • Pharmacy Department
  • Temporary, Full Time Positions or Part Time working arrangement negotiable upon application


Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role

Eastern Health operates five pharmacy departments (Angliss Hospital, Box Hill Hospital, Maroondah Hospital, Peter James Centre and Wantirna Health). Our enthusiastic team of pharmacists and technicians are dedicated to providing high quality, evidence-based care to our patients at the time they are most needed. Our pharmacy department strongly values professional development and clinical education. We have an ongoing commitment to practice-based research and offer opportunities for involvement to all staff.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for suitably qualified pharmacist to join our COVID-19 Vaccination team.  The successful applicant will form part of the vaccination team, performing technical support duties as permitted by the Victorian Pharmacy Authority and assist in the provision of COVID-19 vaccines to recipients.

Depending on experience, the applicant may be required to participate in a rotation roster to provide clinical services, patient counselling and dispensary services, manufacturing (including aseptic preparations).


About you 

To be successful in this role you should possess essential key selection criteria (refer to Position Description). 

  • Applicants need to be a registered pharmacist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
  • Previous hospital pharmacy experience and a valid Victorian Driver Licence are preferred.


What we Offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

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