Position Details


Reference Number 172300
Position Title Casual Pharmacist Weekend - Grade 1/2
Employment Status Casual
Program Enterprise
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary
  • Contribute to medication safety and patient flow within a 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

Casual positions exists for pharmacists to join the progressive team at University Hospital. In this role you will provide weekend 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
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We 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.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.  If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy

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, as a pharmacist with AHPRA
Desirable: Postgraduate qualifications
Essential: Excellent communication skills
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person James Polmear 
Contact Person Job Title Associate Director of Clinical Pharmacy 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1636 
Alternate Contact Person Greg Weeks 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 1591 
Closing Date 31/12/2021
Position Description
File name 
Pharmacist - Grade 1-2 - PD Nov21.docx 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.