Pharmacist (Grade 3) – Better at Home Subacute Program

Austin Health
January 16, 2023
145 Studley Road, Heidelberg, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Pharmacist (Grade 3) – Better @ Home Subacute Program

Full time, fixed term

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the Northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our goal to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the Austin Health Pharmacy Department:

The Pharmacy Department provides comprehensive high-quality care to Austin Health patients and supports other members of the healthcare team in all aspects of medicines management.

About the role:

The position is responsible for the co-ordination, provision, and review of pharmacy services to the Better at Home subacute program at Austin Health, a 25-bed unit.

About you:

You will be someone with good communication and interpersonal skills, who is comfortable working in a multidisciplinary environment and have:

• Registered as a pharmacist with Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority (AHPRA).

• Demonstrated advanced clinical pharmacy knowledge and competence, including (but not limited to) geriatric and/or rehabilitation medicine.

• Master of Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent (such as Board-Certified Geriatric Pharmacist credential) or progression towards.

• Demonstrated teamwork, initiative, and motivation

• Experience in training and managing staff

• Strong commitment to high quality care

• Ability to represent the pharmacy department on committees (internal or external).

• Proven ability to identify and solve problems

Our benefits: Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day. Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

• Greater take-home pay through generous salary packaging

• A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounts on fitness memberships and health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program

• Onsite childcare, easy access via public transport, car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists

Inclusion at Austin: We celebrate, value, and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies, and abilities. We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQI+, and people of any age.

Work with us! If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working with Children Check

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