Cancer Pharmacy Services Coordinator

Job posted: 14/09/2023
Applications close: 16/10/2023 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Grampians

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 17670

Reference: 17670

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Grampians

Cancer Pharmacy Services Coordinator  
Permanent Full-time
Grade 4 $62.04 – $72.14
Ballarat Campus  
80 hours per fortnight with a monthly ADO 

About the role

The Cancer Pharmacy Services Coordinator is a senior leadership role within Grampians Health Pharmacy Services and is responsible for leading and coordinating delivery of high quality, continually improving cancer pharmacy services in association with the Director Pharmacy Clinical Services.

The Cancer Pharmacy Services Coordinator will oversee operational management of cancer pharmacy services across Grampians Health, with a focus on coordinating the Grampians Health cancer pharmacy services team delivering services to the Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre, Wimmera Cancer Centre, and Stawell Oncology Centre.

The position involves participating in the Cancer Services roster approximately three days per week.

Some regional travel to Stawell and Horsham campuses is required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership within the Pharmacy Services Department as a key member of the Pharmacy Services Leadership Team, with a focus on cancer pharmacy services  
  • Contribution to the development, implementation of the Pharmacy Services operational plan, including the development of the Cancer Pharmacy Services integration strategy and models of services delivery.
  • Contribute to effective and appropriate clinical governance.
  • Drive improvements to pharmacy services, processes and outcomes for patients
  • Collaborate with clinical teams, external partners and other key stakeholders to provide a seamless patient centred model for cancer pharmacy services
  • Operational responsibility for the pharmacies located at Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre, Wimmera Cancer Centre, Stawell Oncology Centre 

Qualifications and experience

  • Experience as a leader within Hospital Pharmacy
  • Pharmacist registered with AHPRA who can demonstrate experience in accordance with requirements outlined for Grade 4 pharmacists in the Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists VPS Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025
  • Experience in oncology pharmacy services.
  • Post-graduate Qualification in leadership/management, or a commitment to work towards the same is desirable

 Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated high-level leadership and change management skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of relevant legislation, regulations, structures and processes and government policies relating to service delivery within the public sector.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple health professions and a commitment to excellence in the provision of health services
  • Strong record of experience within a large, complex healthcare organisation, including at least five years as a hospital pharmacist working within cancer services.

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities.

Our communities are diverse – as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region. This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

How to apply

Application letters must address key selection criteria within Position Description.

Click APPLY or contact Hazel Colbert – Director Pharmacy Clinical Services at hazel.Colbert@gh.org.au to arrange a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Cancer Pharmacy Services Coordinator

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Hazel Colbert - 03 5381 9247
Rhys Duncan - 0403 995 229

Cancer Pharmacy Services Coordinator