Pharmacist Grade 1 – Rotational

Grampians Health
May 23, 2023
16669, Ballarat, Australia
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State or territory


Clinical Pharmacist Grade 1 - Rotational Grampians Health Ballarat Full time, Permanent 80 hours per fortnight with ADO.

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 This role will involve assisting in the provision of unit based clinical pharmacy services on a rotational basis including the opportunity to undertake credentialing for advanced scope of practice roles. Possible rotations to operational services including dispensary, manufacturing services and Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre (BRICC) may occur. Professional development is supported through regular in-service education including journal club meetings and support for seminar/conference attendance. In addition, professional support is provided through team-based structures as well as formal education programs including the SHPA Foundation Residency Program. Remuneration will be award-based according to experience.

Key responsibilities include active contribution to:

  • Provision of clinical pharmacy services (assessment, intervention, advocacy and consultation) on a rotational basis
  • Effective patient flow principles
  • Mentoring and clinical supervision of pharmacy students, interns and other Grampians Health staff
  • Pharmacy and multidisciplinary team education programs

Skills and experience

  • Currently hold or be eligible for general registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia
  • Prior hospital pharmacy experience is preferred

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. Ballarat is home to some of the finest primary and secondary schools in Australia, as well as high-quality tertiary educational institutions. It has country town charm and space with all the conveniences of modern city life.

How to apply Click APPLY or contact Renee Dimond, Deputy Director of Pharmacy Clinical Services, on 03 5320 4356 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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