Position Details


Reference Number 158450
Position Title Clinical Pharmacist (Grade 1)
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Chief Medical Officer
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary
  • Contribute to medication safety and patient flow within a clinical pharmacy team
  • Innovative approaches to delivering pharmacy services
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

About the facility

The Pharmacy Department is staffed by 106 EFT staff across the acute site (University Hospital Geelong), the rehabilitation and aged care site (McKellar Centre) and the private hospital (St John of God). The staffing consists of 60 EFT pharmacists, 5 pre-registration pharmacists and support staff. The Department provides clinical pharmacy services, aseptic and oncology preparation, HITH and outpatient services. A high degree of specialisation exists in clinical pharmacy roles, clinical trials, medication safety, medicines information, antimicrobial stewardship and radiopharmacy.

The Pharmacy is innovative in its approach to practice with electronic discharge prescribing and a robotic dispensing and inventory system. Quality use of medicines and medication safety activities are led by pharmacy across campuses. Pharmacy technicians support clinical pharmacists and undertake sterile and oncology preparation. An exciting project, the redevelopment of the Andrew Love Cancer Centre oncology pharmacy has commenced to provide increased capacity for chemotherapy preparation, clinical trials, dispensing and patient counselling.

About the role

An opportunity exists for a clinical pharmacist to join the progressive team at University Hospital. In this role you will provide clinical pharmacy services to ensure safe, appropriate and efficient drug use within Barwon Health and on return to the community.

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated team who take pride in providing high quality service. Barwon Health provides a supportive environment that encourages professional growth and education in our specialist areas.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
  • 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?
Essential: Registered, or soon to be registered, as a pharmacist with AHPRA
Desirable: Postgraduate qualifications
Essential: Hospital and clinical pharmacy experience
Essential: Excellent communication skills
Contact Person Dr Greg Weeks 
Contact Person Job Title Director of Pharmacy 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1591 
Alternate Contact Person James Polmear 
Alternate Contact Number  
Closing Date 18/02/2019
Position Description
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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.