Senior Pharmacist Outpatients

Alfred Health
July 2, 2024
Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


  • Senior Pharmacist - Outpatient Dispensary Services
  • Permanent Ongoing Position
  • Full Time (80 hours per fortnight plus flexible monthly ADOs)
  • Grade 3 Hospital Pharmacist SX6 - SX81
  • Award – Victorian Public Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2021 - 2025
  • Alfred Health location
  • Great staff benefits!

The Department

The Pharmacy services operate over 4 sites within Alfred Health and involve in training interns, undergraduate and overseas research students. Pharmacists are essential members of all clinical and operational teams and have a critical role in patient management. Their understanding of Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Medicine Management ensures Alfred Health patients receive the best pharmacy care possible. Further information is available at

The Role

  • The Senior Pharmacist Outpatient Services is a role focused on leadership, management and the operational services of the Outpatient dispensary at Alfred Health
  • Maintaining a central role in the communication between the dispensaries, pharmacy department, the wards, clinics and ancillary support services
  • Provision of safe, timely, efficient and economical medication access to patients of the Alfred Hospital
  • Supervision of relevant pharmacy staff in the performance and daily responsibilities
  • Maintains Outpatient Pharmacy compliance with pharmacy and hospital procedures relating to relevant responsibilities such as dispensing, drug formulary and drug guidelines


  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge in pharmacotherapeutics and pharmacoeconomics
  • Patient-centred approach to healthcare
  • A proven ability to manage staff, change and service development
  • Excellent communication and time management skills with the ability to prioritise, plan, organise and deliver to deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to liaise with individuals from other departments including medical, nursing and administrative staff

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Registered pharmacist with AHPRA
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification such as Masters in Public Health / Pharmacy Practice / Clinical Pharmacy Practice / Health Management / Economics or equivalent highly desirable

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library faculties, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance

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

Applications close 11pm AEST, Thursday 1st August 2024.

For a confidential discussion please contact Libby Dunkley, Lead Pharmacist – Pharmacy Operations - Tel: +61 3 9076 2061 or Email: or

Belinda Theobald, Deputy Director of Pharmacy – Operations – Email:

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

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