Job Vacancy:

Supervisory Pharmacist, Production Allied Health Professional Level 4

Position: Permanent position Full-time RDO roster available Weekend work: Occasional On-call work: Occasional
Job Code: 521733
Employer: Launceston General Hospital
Salary: $99,861 - $106,369
Closing application date: 03/12/2017

Job Description

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing professional leadership, direction, coordination and supervision in the area of manufacturing services for the Launceston General Hospital (LGH) and its clients.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Clinical Trials and Oncology teams to manage the supply and production aspects of medications and ensure all requirements are observed.

The incumbent will actively participate in multi-disciplinary teams, providing sound advice and fostering a positive image of the pharmacy service and provide professional advice and consultancy services to other disciplines and the public.

Enthusiastic Pharmacists looking to actively participate to the contribution of the statewide service delivery functions of Statewide Hospital Pharmacy Operations should apply.


  • Salary packaging is available
  • RDO roster in place
  • Flexible work / life balance
  • Relocation assistance and / or temporary accommodation may be provided to the successful applicant
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Selection Criteria:

  • Entitled to be granted registration by the Pharmacy Board of Australia.

Additional information:

Hospital Information:

The Launceston General Hospital (LGH) is a 350 bed hospital in Tasmania’s northern population centre of Launceston. Launceston is one of Australia’s oldest cities, with a population of approximately 80,000. The LGH provides hospital services to patients in the State’s north, and is a referral centre for patients in the north west. Strong relationships exist with the Royal Hobart Hospital in the State’s south, and the University of Tasmania, including the School of Pharmacy and Rural Clinical School.

Department Head

Tom Simpson, Executive Director, Statewide Hospital Pharmacy Operations

Department Information:

The LGH Pharmacy Department forms part of the Statewide Hospital Pharmacy Operations Unit. The LGH Pharmacy Department employs around 40 pharmacists and support staff. The Department provides clinical pharmacy services to a number of wards of the hospital (including ICU, paediatrics, oncology, rehabilitation, emergency medicine, acute medicine, general medical and surgical wards). It also provides a number of other services including the manufacturing of aseptic and non aseptic products, chemotherapy preparation, clinical trials, outpatient dispensing, therapeutic drug monitoring and educational in-services.


How to Apply

Via this website
Further Information:
Contact: Paula Cooper, Pharmacy Support Officer, (03) 6777 6733