Senior Pharmacist MSHC

Alfred Health
September 7, 2020
Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Senior Clinical Pharmacist – Melbourne Sexual Health

12-month long service leave cover position

Full-time appointment

The 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.

Clinical pharmacy services are aligned with the Alfred Health clinical program structure. Clinical pharmacists are attached to medical units and work alongside medical, nursing and allied health teams to achieve the best medication outcomes for patients. Each team of clinical pharmacists is supported by a Senior Clinical Pharmacist with specialist expertise. This unit and team based structure underpins the excellence in patient care of our clinical pharmacy services. Further information is available at


The Role

The Senior Clinical Pharmacist – Melbourne Sexual Health is responsible for the coordination and management of the dispensing and clinical pharmacy services to the Infections Diseases Directorate at the Melbourne Sexual Health clinic (MSHC). In this role, you will oversee the day-to-day supervision and development of a busy team of Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians at MSHC. Working within the multi-disciplinary team, you will provide innovative pharmacy services to achieve the best medical outcomes for individual patients. You will also contribute to improving medication management on a larger scale through practice-based research and service improvement work. As Alfred Health is an academic health centre, you will supervise and mentor students as well as intern and rotational pharmacists.


Skills and Experience

  •  Excellent clinical skills and knowledge with a relevant clinical post-graduate qualification.
  •  Extensive experience in the provision of clinical pharmacy services, with a focus on infectious diseases
  • Experience in HIV and STI management is desirable but not essential
  • Excellent leadership qualities
  • Good knowledge of dispensary processes and a strong focus on patient care and communication
  • A proven ability to manage staff, change and service development

Please direct further queries to Alison Duncan, Lead Pharmacist – Infectious Diseases on 03 9076 2061

Applications close Sunday 27th of September

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