Senior Pharmacist Emergency Medicine

Alfred Health
August 28, 2021
Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


  • Fixed Term- 12 months, Maternity Leave Cover
  • Full-Time - 80 hours per fortnight plus ADO
  • Classification code: Grade 3 (SX6-SX81) 
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits


The Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre is part of the Alfred Hospital, a leading quaternary referral hospital in metropolitan Melbourne, Victoria Australia. It is Australia’s busiest Trauma Centre, providing state of the art Trauma management, Emergency ECMO, and caring for many other state-wide services such as Burns, Heart and Lung transplantation, Cystic Fibrosis, Haematology and Hyperbaric Medicine.

The Pharmacy Department works closely with patients, their family and other health services to provide excellent service in the area of medication. Our departments' priorities are to provide information on medication safety, cost-effective use of medication for patients and deliver specialised pharmacy expertise at important points of a patient's recovery or treatment process. The Pharmacy Department at Alfred Health provides a dynamic and innovative clinical pharmacy service to ensure Alfred Health patients receive the best pharmacy care possible. Further information is available at


The Senior Clinical Pharmacist-Emergency Medicine is a clinically focused leadership role. Working closely with the Lead Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine they will assist in the provision and management of a comprehensive and advanced clinical pharmacy service to the Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre (E&TC) in association with the strategic priorities across extended hours.

This role includes management, mentoring and supervision of primarily junior pharmacists rotating through the E&TC and undergraduate student placements, intern rotations and postgraduate student placements. The post holder would be required to contribute to medical, nursing, allied health and pharmacy staff education in addition to collaborative multidisciplinary research within the E&TC and the pharmacy department.


  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and decision making skills
  • High-level communication skills
  • Advanced presentation and writing skills
  • Extensive experience in Emergency Medicine pharmacy practice


  • Registered pharmacist with AHPRA
  • Relevant clinical post-graduate qualification such as Masters in Clinical Pharmacy Practice, SHPA Advanced Training Residency (ATR-Emergency Medicine) or equivalent desirable
  • Credentialed or a portfolio that demonstrates progression towards credentialing as Advanced (Level 2 or 3) on the Australian Advanced Level Framework highly desirable
  • Clinical experience in General Medicine, Trauma and Critical Care highly desirable


As an Alfred Health employee, you will be a part of a dynamic team which work in one of Australian's leading clinical pharmacies.

  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Onsite gym (closed during COVID lockdown)
  • Car parking
  • Child Care

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter.

If you are interested in this position or would like further information please contact Cristina Roman – (Lead Pharmacist – Emergency Medicine ) or Erica Tong (Deputy Director of Pharmacy)

Applications must be submitted electronically via the Alfred Health website - applications forwarded to the contact email address will not be considered.

Applications close on Sunday September 19th

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


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