Job Vacancy:

Pharmacist Grade 2, Outpatient Services

Position: Full Time, Permanent
Job Code: 28348
Employer: Austin Health
Salary: As per hospital pharmacist award, Salary is $1,574 to $1,773 per week.
Closing application date: 24/02/2019

Job Description

The key responsibilities are to:
provide pharmaceutical care to patients attending the dispensary service area,
dispense prescriptions,
provide drug distribution support,
document clinical interventions
undertake research,
provide education and teaching.


salary packaging,
car parking at reasonable rates,
financial support and encouragement to attend work-related conferences,
on-site childcare,
close to public transport.

Selection Criteria:

1. Registered as a pharmacist with Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority (AHPRA)
2. Relevant post graduate qualification
3. Minimum 2 years of hospital pharmacist experience since registration
4. Have recognised, well developed clinical pharmacy knowledge and skills
5. Well-developed written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
6. Able to work in a multidisciplinary team environment
7. Customer focused approach to work and service quality

Additional information:

The Pharmacy Department provides comprehensive high quality pharmaceutical care to Austin Health patients and supports other members of the healthcare team in all aspects of medicines management. The Department consists of about 100 full time equivalent staff over 3 campuses within Austin Health. The team consists of pharmacists and technical and support personnel who work together to ensure patients receive the highest quality pharmaceutical care possible. We aim for quality use of medicines by providing clinically focussed services and giving patient safety the highest priority.
The Pharmacy Department has representatives on all Committees from Medication Management perspective. This includes Medication Management Committee, Drugs and Therapeutics Committee, Adverse Drug Reaction Committee, Cytotoxic Safety Committee, Cerner Medication Module Governance Committee, Drugs Trials Sub-Committee and Nursing Medication Administration Working Party.
Services include:
 Clinical pharmacy services to all inpatients, outpatients and other clinical areas including the Emergency Department and Operating Suite
 Ambulatory pharmacy services
 Manufacturing of sterile preparations, intravenous admixtures and non-sterile production (including repackaging).
 Cytotoxic reconstitution and compounding
 Clinical Trial Services
 Drug Information
 Quality Use of Medicines
 Research activities
 Opioid Replacement Therapy
 Hospital in the Home
 Teaching and supervision to intern pharmacists and pharmacy students
 Drug distribution
 Victorian Poisons Information Center

How to Apply

Download this position description and apply directly: Further Information:
Contact: Lynn Maggs 03 9496 3170