Clinical Pharmacist - Grade 2

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1665693
Closing Date: 18-Oct-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Pharmacist Grade 2.pdf (PDF, 464KB)

Contact: Gavin Flett (Deputy Director of Pharmacy) 5563 4181

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking qualified Clinical Pharmacists to join our hospital pharmacy team in a full time or part time position. The role of the clinical pharmacist is an integral part of our growing team, which comprises of fourteen pharmacists, six technicians and other related support staff. The applicant will participate in a highly functioning team, providing a regional service together with clinical ward pharmacy, drug information, inpatient, outpatient and antimicrobial stewardship rotations. The preparation of aseptic and chemotherapy products may also form part of the role.  

Permanent full time (80 hours per fortnight) with a monthly ADO position.

What you bring

The successful applicants must hold a recognised degree in Pharmacy from an approved tertiary institution and hold full current AHPRA registration. Clinical experience of at least three years is preferred. They must have the ability to produce a service of excellence by use of Quality Improvement techniques and be familiar with National Standards Accreditation requirements.  Candidates will preferably have previous exposure to a broad range of pharmacy services in the general hospital field. Good time management and organisational skills are a must.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Relocation assistance and temporary accommodation options available for candidates required to relocate to the local area;
  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button and include a cover letter and resume by Tuesday 18 October 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Health Sector (Medical Scientists,

Pharmacists and Psychologists) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021, with the appropriate classification Pharmacist Grade 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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