Pharmacist Team Leader - Dispensary (Discharges) - Monash Medical Centre Clayton

Job posted: 12/02/2024
Applications close: 26/02/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 65086

Reference: 65086

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful

Our Journey

More than 500 of us work in our Pharmacy Team, providing clinical, operational and quality Pharmacy services to patients in our hospitals and community settings. We are a diverse group of professionals, focused on achieving the best outcomes and experiences for our community.

The Discharges Dispensary at Monash Medical Centre supports the smooth transition of patients from hospital care to home. Discharge prescriptions are dispensed from a diverse range of wards, including medical, surgical, mental health and palliative care units.

We’re seeking an enthusiastic and experienced hospital pharmacist to lead the dispensary service.

A Day in the Life

Working closely with the Assistant Deputy Director of Pharmacy, you will lead and develop the discharge dispensary services at Monash Medical Centre. You will oversee the dispensing of discharge prescriptions, liaise with the Transit Lounge to provide discharge counselling, and oversee the Monash Medical Centre dispensary late shift service. You will also oversee stock management and medication supply in your area. In this important role you will:

  • Support, guide and work alongside your team members to provide a consistently safe, high quality, efficient and effective service
  • Coordinate daily workflow, staffing and priorities
  • Support the training of pharmacy staff and students, with assistance from our team of Clinical Educators
  • Ensure relevant key performance targets are met or exceeded
  • Participate in research and quality improvement activities

About You

You already have significant hospital pharmacy, clinical and leadership experience with proven abilities in developing and implementing new services and in assessing quality improvements. You are highly professional, lead by example and role-model expectations to others. Your positive approach is infectious and people enjoy working with you. A relevant postgraduate qualification, such as Master of Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent, or Advanced Pharmacy Practice Stage 2 or Stage 3 will be highly regarded.

You can also demonstrate:

  • A proactive, organised and energetic approach to your work
  • Adaptability and ability to drive innovation and influence others
  • Commitment to research, education and professional contribution
  • Current AHPRA registration as a Pharmacist 

In return

You’ll be joining a pharmacy department that supports your development, including through in-house learning programs and attendance at relevant forums and conferences. Our Team Leaders also have opportunities to act up as Assistant Deputy Director of Pharmacy to provide leave cover and enable professional development of our Team Leaders. Our Pharmacy leadership team is highly regarded and will work with you to further develop your skills and expertise, positioning you for potential advancement down the track.

Monash Health is a great place to work

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers.  More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and our five iCare values.

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted if they are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.

For a confidential discussion about your suitability for this role please contact, Andrew Chong, Assistant Deputy Director of Pharmacy, Ph: 03 8572 3201

We look forward to hearing from you.

Pharmacist Team Leader - Dispensary (Discharges) - Monash Medical Centre Clayton

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Andrew Chong - 03 8572 3201

Pharmacist Team Leader - Dispensary (Discharges) - Monash Medical Centre Clayton