Job Vacancy:

Senior Pharmacist – Medication Safety

Position: Part time
Employer: Tasmanian Health Service
Salary: $101,858-$108,496 per annum pro rata
Closing application date: 09/12/2018

Job Description

Permanent position
Part time
Weekend work: Occasional
On-call work: Occasional

The successful applicant will support hospital-wide and statewide multidisciplinary activities and programs that improve medication safety.

Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager – Safe Medication Practice, this role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Take a lead role in supporting the medication safety portfolio within the required Hospital
  • Provide strategic advice and professional support to the Pharmacy Manager – Safe Medication Practice and Pharmacy Manager in relation to medication management and medication safety.


Salary packaging is available.

Flexible work/life balance.

Commitment to ongoing professional development.

Selection Criteria:

Registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia.
Detailed understanding of Commonwealth and State medication and pharmacy-related practice standards and a strong understanding of contemporary hospital pharmacy practice drawn from experience and interstate networks.
Proven experience in an acute hospital pharmacy service, and demonstrated teamwork, analytical and creative skills.
Demonstrated understanding of the contemporary medication safety agenda across Australian acute hospitals, including the Australian hospital accreditation framework and safety and quality frameworks.
Demonstrated success in developing and implementing medication related procedures and guidelines for application by a range of health professionals.

How to Apply

Via this website
Further Information:
Contact: Tom Simpson 03 6166 8451