Job Vacancy:

Team Leader – Extended Hours Pharmacy Services

Position: Full Time
Job Code: 523889
Employer: Tasmanian Health Service - Launceston General Hospital
Salary: $88,192 to $98,170
Closing application date: 25/03/2019

Job Description

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Team Leader – Extended Hours Pharmacy Services to oversee the pharmacy services provided outside of normal business hours. In addition this role will supervise team members who are working in extended hours services and fulfil the role of ‘Pharmacist in Charge’ on rostered weekend days or public holidays.

Reporting to the Manager Clinical Pharmacy , this role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities including, but not limited to:
•Take a lead role in coordinating extended hours services including rostering, planning, development of policy and training materials, and development of staff competencies
•Undertake the regular duties of a pharmacist, such as clinical pharmacy and dispensing

This position is expected to be routinely rostered to work Saturdays and/or Sundays, within the normal 76 hour per fortnight hours of work. During normal business hours the position will function as a regular team leader in the clinical or dispensing teams.


•Flexible work/life balance
•Attractive Salary Package
•Dynamic team environment
•Commitment to ongoing professional development

Selection Criteria:

1. Extensive experience in clinical pharmacy practice including managing a team of pharmacy staff in a hospital setting.
2. Experience in the use of frameworks to guide and develop clinical pharmacy services, such as the APAC Guidelines, Pharmaceutical Review, and Home Medicines Review.
3. Demonstrated experience in dispensing medications under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), and other mechanisms for subsidised access to pharmaceuticals, including Clinical Trials, Section 100, and State Government funding schemes.
4. Ability to exercise a high level of initiative in the application of good medication management principles.
5. Experience in providing education and training to pharmacy, medical, and nursing staff.
6. Highly-developed written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate with sensitivity and respect together with demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills to resolve practice-based issues and interpersonal conflict amongst team members.
7. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation, codes of practice, and workplace guidelines in the practice of pharmacy in a public hospital with experience in developing policies and procedures for application by a range of health professionals.

How to Apply

Via this website
Download this position description and apply directly: Further Information:
Contact: Tom Simpson (03) 6166 8451