Position Details


Reference Number 158233
Position Title Surgical Pharmacy Team Leader (Temporary 7 months)
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Chief Medical Officer
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary
  • Temporary full time – 80 hours per fortnight until 05/07/2019
  • Fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your career
  • Lead a team of enthusiastic junior pharmacists

About the facility

The Barwon Health Pharmacy Department provides an extensive range of pharmacy services to University Hospital, Geelong, McKellar Centre, Community Health Centres and small hospitals in the region. Barwon Health is the first hospital in Australia to adopt ROWA robot technology for our inventory control. In keeping with Barwon Health's commitment to teaching, the service has an active involvement with education for student and intern pharmacists and doctors, nursing staff and other health professionals.

About the role

Are you ready to take on the challenge of a leadership role? Look no further Barwon Health are currently seeking a Grade 3 Pharmacist for this exciting role in which you will integrate clinical pharmacy into the Acute Pain Team and lead initiatives to deliver safe and appropriate pain management within the organisation.

In this role you will:

Manage day to day operational issues of the surgical team and provide leadership in pain management across Barwon Health

Provide advice on service performance, service planning and innovative approaches to service needs

Undertake own clinical ward load

To be successful in this role it is essential that you are registered as a pharmacist with AHPRA, have hospital and clinical pharmacy experience and have an interest or previous experience in pain management. Team leader experience and post graduate qualifications are highly desirable.

About the culture

You will work with an innovative team who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values: respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

This leadership opportunity could be the next step up in your career! Apply today!

Other information                                                          

  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.
Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Desirable: Ability to organise and lead a team of surgical pharmacists
Essential: Hospital and clinical pharmacy experience
Essential: Excellent communication and team building skills
Essential: Interest/experience in pain management
Contact Person Dr Greg Weeks 
Contact Person Job Title Director of Pharmacy 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1591 
Closing Date 15/01/2019
Position Description
File name 
Surgical team leader Pharmacist JDDec18 (1).pdf Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.