32517 - 01PNB


Lead Pharmacist Education and Training
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 25 June 2020

Classification: Pharmacist Level 4
Salary: $113,851 - $122,566 plus superannuation
Position No: 32517 - 01PNB
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 07 May 2020
Contact Officer: Jessica Barnard on jessica.m.barnard@act.gov.au or (02) 51 245359


Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased 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.
  • Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services provide a range of health services from prevention and treatment through to recovery and maintenance at a number of locations and in varied environments for people suffering from mental health issues.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Seven 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, Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the work area and position
The Pharmacy sits within the Office of the Executive Director of Medical Services (EDMS) which includes the Physician Training Office, Medical Officer Support, Credentialing, Employment and Training Unit (MOSCETU), GP Liaison Unit (GPLU), Pathology, Pharmacy, Medical Imaging and Library Services.
The Canberra Health Services (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 pharmacy team charter is “Our competent and professional team will provide a contemporary and forward thinking pharmacy service that gives the best patient focused care possible and is valued by the ACT health community”.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Mandatory:
  • Appropriate pharmacist qualifications and currently registered or be eligible for registration as a pharmacist with the Pharmacy Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Pharmacy, Management, Education or Research or extensive clinical pharmacy experience deemed equivalent.
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
Desirable:
  • Hold a current driver’s licence.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
Note: This is a temporary position available for 12 with the possibility of extension. This position will be required to provide a range of pharmacy services on weekends and after hours as rostered. The hospital has multiple work locations and all staff may be required to work at both The Canberra Hospital (TCH) and UCPH (University of Canberra Public Hospital) sites as rostered.

How to Apply

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Note

This is a temporary position available for 12 with the possibility of extension.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services