Senior Surgical and Perioperative Medicines Pharmacist

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 28/06/2021 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 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: 24077

Reference: 24077

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

 Senior Surgical and Perioperative Medicines Pharmacist

  • Permanent Full time

  • Grade 3 Position

  • Pharmacy Department 

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services  to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

Eastern Health operates five pharmacy departments. 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.

An exciting new opportunity exists at Eastern Health for a passionate pharmacist with sound clinical knowledge to join our dedicated team in a Senior Surgical and Perioperative Medicines Pharmacist position.This position is responsible for the direction, planning, provision, and review of pharmacy services to the Eastern Health surgical services, operating theatres and perioperative medicine. In addition to clinical pharmacy services, the position will be involved in supervision and education of undergraduate students/interns/residents. The position will work in conjunction with the Associate Program Director Pharmacy Box Hill Hospital to develop surgical and perioperative medicine services and to participate in driving improvements.

About you 

To be successful in this role you should possess the following.

  • Current egistration as a Pharmacist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • Current and advanced hospital pharmacy experience in surgery and perioperative medicines programs

  • Commitment to optimum patient focused care and professional practice

  • Staff supervision, interpersonal skills, ability to facilitate open discussion and resolve conflict

  • Ability to perform under pressure, to meet time constraints and determine work priorities and a high level of organisational skills

  • Leadership, negotiation and decision making skills

  • Ability to manage change and quality improvement activities

  • Ability to work as part of a team to build relationships and work in partnerships

  • Commitment to participate in personal and departmental ongoing professional development, continuing education and peer review. 

  • Excellent communication skills

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

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

Senior Surgical and Perioperative Medicines Pharmacist

Job type:

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Galahad Gu - (03) 9982 2494
Mazdak Zamani - (03) 9764 6227

Senior Surgical and Perioperative Medicines Pharmacist