Senior Pharmacist – Workforce Development

Melbourne Health
May 13, 2023
Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Senior Pharmacist – Workforce Development

  • Full time role – fixed term to January 2025
  • Co-lead the Workforce Development service for The Royal Melbourne Hospital Pharmacy Team
  • Facilitate programs to meet the developmental needs of our staff

We are a dynamic and supportive pharmacy team working together to deliver safe, high quality patient care and medicines management. We enjoy a collaborative working environment and you will work as part of quality team to develop high quality and innovative pharmacy services and quality improvement initiatives. In return, you will be supported to develop your leadership skills

Your new role:

  • Support training and education needs for our pharmacy department.
  • Manage and be central liaison person for University Teaching portfolio, including coordination, planning and management of all student placements.
  • Lead and manage the Pharmacy Intern Program as well as the Pharmacist Residency Programs.
  • Provide mentoring for pharmacists, technicians, interns and students.
  • Participate in research and quality assurance activities.

About you:

  • You hold current Registration as a Pharmacist with APHRA.
  • You demonstrate knowledge and experience in supervising pharmacy students and interns.
  • You have a broad range of experience in hospital pharmacy.
  • You demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • You hold a Masters of Clinical Pharmacy (desirable).

Benefits of working with The Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a collaborative and supportive team.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including onsite staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.
  • Be part of a values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Up to $12,000 tax free earnings with salary packaging options, generous leave entitlements including monthly paid day off for full time staff.
  •  Onsite car parking options, close to public transport and Melbourne CBD.

The RMH stands in solidarity with First Nations people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities, and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.   Interested? Apply today! Recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applicants are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.   For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.   All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

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