Resident Pharmacist

Job posted: 20/11/2020
Applications close: 04/12/2020 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 22446

Reference: 22446

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Resident Pharmacist

  • Grade 1

  • Pharmacy Department - Eastern Health

  • Full time fixed term position (until 1st January 2023)

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 two early career pharmacists to join our team and participate in our SHPA accredited structured residency program.

The successful applicants will work across two Eastern Health sites (Box Hill Hospital and Maroondah Hospital). The program will include 6 month rotations to General Medicine, General Surgery, Aged Care/Continuing Care (Peter James Centre), Operations (Dispensary and or Aseptic services) at a home site (either Box Hill or Maroondah). The Residents 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.

Previous clinical pharmacy experience is desirable.

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

What we offer

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

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

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

Resident Pharmacist

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Jenny Chen - (03) 9982 2432
Galahad Gu - (03) 9982 2494

Resident Pharmacist