19647 - 01JMH

Pharmacist in Charge - University of Canberra Hospital
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 29 May 2019

Classification: Health Professional Level 3
Salary: $87,257 - $91,942 (up to $96,502 on achieving a personal upgrade)
Position No: 19647 - 01JMH
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 May 2019
Contact Officer: Daniel Lalor on daniel.lalor@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 2121

About us
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focused on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400, 000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Three Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services.
Canberra Health Services is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
The Medical Services Division (MSD) provides support services across the clinical divisions within Canberra Hospital and Healthcare Services. MSD encompasses a mix of disciplines, including:
  • Pharmacy.
  • Biomedical Engineering.
  • Acute Support Services
  • Medical Physics and Radiation Engineering.
  • Nursing Operational Support
Overview of the work area and position
The University of Canberra Hospital (UCH) Pharmacy falls under the umbrella of CHS Pharmacy Department. CHS Pharmacy Department have a dynamic, talented team of approximately 100 staff, including: pharmacists, technicians and administration staff.
The department provides a range of clinical services to inpatients and outpatients including a number of specialised services.
The UCH is a purpose built rehabilitation hospital with 140 beds (rehab and mental health rehab), and a number of day programs. The UCH operates with a supported self-managed medication model of care.
Qualifications/Other Requirements
  • Be registered (or eligible to be registered) as a pharmacist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Masters level postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Pharmacy, Management, Education or Research or working towards with extensive clinical pharmacy experience deemed equivalent
  • SHPA membership
  • Membership linked to this area of specialty
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Pharmacy, Management, Education or Research or working towards with substantial clinical pharmacy experience deemed equivalent.
  • Publication in peer reviewed journals.
Prior to commencement successful candidates may be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment Police check.
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
  • Comply with CHS credentialing requirements for allied health professionals.
  • Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy.
The position holder will also integrate into the CHS Pharmacy team and will provide a range of pharmacy services on weekends, after hours and public holidays as rostered, including on call. You could be needed to work across multiple CHS sites.

How to Apply
Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services


No documents have been supplied for this position.