CLINICAL PHARMACIST

PHVIC87

Wimmera Region

Victoria

Attractive Hourly Rate

Full Time - Part Time

Description

CLINICAL PHARMACIST POSITION

Wimmera Region – Code: PHVIC87

About the Location:

This city is nestled in the heart of the Wimmera Region, serving as a significant hub for livestock trading in an irrigated area teeming with fruits, vegetables, and cereals. It’s ideally situated just 30 minutes’ drive from the picturesque Grampians National Park, a mere 2.5-hour journey from Bendigo, and a comfortable 3.5-hour drive from Melbourne.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary Packaging: Enjoy salary packaging with rural area housing benefits, which allows you to boost your take-home pay.
  • Relocation Assistance: If you’re considering a move, relocation allowances are available, along with an accommodation incentive allowance for the first 12 months.
  • Patient-Centered Care: Join an organization that highly values patient-centered care, providing you with a rewarding work environment.
  • Accrued Day Off: (Full-time employees only)
  • Career Progression: Explore opportunities for career advancement within the organization.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Access resources to support your well-being.
  • Free Parking: Work close to home with the convenience of free parking.

 

About The Role:

This role presents an exciting opportunity to further cultivate your skills as part of a healthcare group dedicated to delivering a diverse range of services, including acute, sub-acute, residential aged care, allied health, primary care, emergency, and critical care services to the community. This healthcare group is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of its community.

As a Clinical Pharmacist in this position (Grade 1, Years 3-6), you will undertake various responsibilities, including:

  • Medication reconciliation
  • Clinical ward pharmacy
  • Dispensing
  • Provision of medication-related advice to clinical staff and patients
  • Commitment to providing a high-quality, safe, efficient, and effective pharmacy service ensuring a continuum of patient care

The accountabilities for the position are the next ones:

  • Provision of a clinical pharmacy service to wards on a rotational basis
  • Carry out medication reconciliation
  • Provision of an appropriate, timely, and adequate supply of medications to inpatients, discharge patients, and outpatients.
  • Provision of education to other health care professionals
  • Promotion and provision of medication information and education to patients
  • Maintains a level of competency required for the position and Continuing
  • Education hours as per AHPRA guidelines

Roster: Monday to Friday, with participation in an on-call roster and occasional Saturday morning shifts.
Trading hours: Open 24 hours 7 days a week

To Be Successful In This Role:

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Commitment to improving patient outcomes through medication management
  • Membership to an appropriate professional body – Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia or Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
  • Hospital Pharmacy experience
  • Experience in using iSOFT software – Desirable
  • Commitment to Continuing Education – Desirable
  • Excellent time management, organizational, communication, and team-building skills – Desirable