PHARMACIST

PHVIC89

Wimmera Region

Victoria

Negotiable

Full Time - Part Time

Description

Wimmera Region – Code: PHVIC89

About the Location:
The city is located in Wimmera Region. The city is an important center for stock-selling in an irrigated area of fruits, vegetables, and cereals.
Our client is located 30 minutes drive from the beautiful Grampians National Park, 2.5 hours drive from Bendigo and 3.5 hours drive from Melbourne.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary packaging with rural area housing benefits, giving you the opportunity to increase your take-home pay
  • Relocation allowance available and an accommodation incentive allowance for the first 12 months
  • Work in an organisation that values patient-centred care
  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work close to home, with free parking

About The Role:
This is a great opportunity to further develop your skills and join a health care group that provides a range of acute, sub-acute, residential aged care, allied health, primary care, emergency, and critical care services to its community. The health care group is oriented to improving the health and wellbeing of its community.
This is a clinical pharmacist position – grade 2 (year 1-4), fulfilling roles that include:

  • 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:

  • Review prescriptions and medication orders, liaise with medical and nursing staff to ensure safe and appropriate medication use
  • A medication reconciliation will be performed on high-risk patients within a timely manner as outlined under WHCG policy
  • 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
  • Demonstrate leadership and promote teamwork within the Pharmacy Department
  • Commitment to ongoing projects and services that ensure the quality use of medicines based on evidence-based literature
  • Guides, mentors and develops junior team members in the Pharmacy on specialist clinical practice
  • Participates in weekend and on-call roster

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
  • Pharmacist registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA)
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Pharmacist
  • 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 in conducting Medication reconciliation, preparation of patients’ medication lists and provision of effective patient counseling
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills
  • Well-developed communication skills and ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to instruct and provide feedback to students, pharmacy interns and technicians
  • Ability to review and provide constructive feedback on a clinical document, e.g. policy, procedure, drug protocol or consumer education documents
  • Experience in using iPharmacy iSOFT software – Desirable
  • Hospital Pharmacy experience in chemotherapy dispensing and management – Desirable
  • Ability to research and write a clinically based document such as a drug protocol or medication management procedure – Desirable
  • Ability to prepare and provide clinical education to consumer and clinician groups – Desirable
  • Post Graduate qualifications relevant to the position – Desirable