Advanced Training Resident Pharmacist - Geriatric Medicine

Job posted: 03/03/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 29564

Reference: 29564

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Advanced Training Resident Pharmacist

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Full time, fixed term position (2 year option available)
  • Generous salary + super + salary packaging

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

Eastern Health operates from many different locations, our largest sites include Angliss Hospital, Box Hill Hospital, Healesville and District Hospital, Maroondah Hospital, Peter James Centre, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Wantirna Health, Yarra Ranges Health, Yarra Valley Community Health

Eastern Health operates five pharmacy departments (for seven sites). Our enthusiastic team of pharmacists and technicians are dedicated to providing high quality, evidence-based care to our patients at the time they are most needed. Our pharmacy department strongly values professional development and clinical education. We have an ongoing commitment to practice-based research and offer opportunities for involvement to all staff.

About the role

An exciting new opportunity exists at Eastern Health for an early career pharmacist to join our team and participate in our SHPA accredited structured Advanced Training Residency (ATR) program in Geriatric Medicine.

The successful applicant will work across Eastern Health sites within Geriatric Medicine areas on a rotational basis. The ATR will be assigned a Preceptor/Mentor and will complete tasks such as Mini Clinical Evaluation Exercises, Case Based Discussions which then will be presented as a Case Presentations and will develop a professional portfolio.

Supervision and training of intern pharmacists and pharmacy students and participation in weekend, public holiday and on-call rosters will be required.

Applicants need to be a registered pharmacist (or soon to be registered) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and have a valid Victorian Driver Licence.

About you 

To be successful in this role you are required to possess the following:

  • Registered as a Pharmacist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Commitment to patient-focused service.
  • Able to effectively function autonomously in clinical areas
  • Able to function effectively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral
  • Capacity to perform under pressure, to meet time constraints and determine work priorities
  • Computer literate
  • Demonstrated understanding of customer service of internal and external customers and be committed to effectively meet their needs in a helpful and professional manner

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Advanced Training Resident Pharmacist - Geriatric Medicine

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jenny Chen - (03) 9982 2432
Saly Rashed - (03) 9764 6227

Advanced Training Resident Pharmacist - Geriatric Medicine