Pharmacist – Vaccine Services

Alfred Health
Published
June 4, 2021
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
State or territory
Vic

Description

  • Fixed term – until 31 December 2021
  • Full-time – 80 hours per fortnight, plus ADO
  • Classification code – Pharmacist Grade 2 (SX2-SX5)
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits

DEPARTMENT:

The Pharmacy services operate across all Alfred Health sites and are well recognised nationally and internationally for high quality, innovative, patient-focused services, education and training programmes as well as significant research output.  Operational pharmacy services are an integral part of the Pharmacy department, ensuring safe, appropriate, timely and cost effective delivery of medication to patients and services across Alfred Health.

POSITION:

As part of the Vaccinations team you will work closely with your fellow team members across the different campuses to assist in COVID-19 vaccine preparation; including the training and supervision of Intern Pharmacists, Pharmacy Students and Pharmacy Technicians. This position offers an exciting opportunity to be a part of a large-scale project to vaccinate against COVID-19. In addition to this role, you will provide support to the Operations Team, which includes components such as: Inpatient, Discharge and Outpatient dispensary services, Aseptic and Manufacturing services, Clinical Trial and Medical Day Unit. You will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams and the operational services to achieve the best medication management outcomes for our patients. You will contribute to improving medication management on a larger scale through contributing to research projects and service & process improvement work as required. As Alfred Health is an academic health centre, you will supervise and mentor local and international students as well as other pharmacy staff.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A patient-centred approach to care
  • Excellent knowledge, judgement and reasoning
  • Excellent communication and time management skills with the ability to prioritise, plan and organise your work and deliver to deadlines
  • Problem solving and risk assessment abilities and the ability to use initiative
  • Commitment to developing as a clinician through post-graduate study
  • Registered pharmacist with AHPRA

BENEFITS:

  • Onsite gym
  • Child care
  • Discount health insurance
  • Access to onsite discounted staff car parking
  • Access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Alex McDonald - Tel: +61 3 9076 2061 or Email: al.mcdonald@alfred.org.au 

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