Cancer Pharmacy Services Coordinator

Job posted: 30/01/2024
Applications close: 04/03/2024 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 18460

Reference: 18460

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

The Cancer Pharmacy Services Coordinator is a 12-month Fixed term opportunity for a senior Grade 4 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 of Pharmacy Clinical Services. This is a 12-month fixed-term opportunity.

The Cancer Pharmacy Services Coordinator will oversee operational and clinical 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.

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 provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

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.

ClickAPPLYor 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:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Hazel Colbert - 03 5381 9247

Cancer Pharmacy Services Coordinator