Clinical Pharmacist

Ready for a lifestyle change? Join our warm and welcoming workplace at South West Healthcare! Nestled in the scenic Great South Coast, we offer diverse medical, surgical, and psychiatric services to over 110,000 residents. With 282 beds and a range of primary and community services, we're dedicated to holistic care. Warrnambool, our vibrant city, features top-notch sports, education (from preschool to university), social, and cultural amenities. Explore the award-winning foreshore promenade, a 5.7km coastal path offering breathtaking views from the breakwater to the Hopkins River mouth. Embrace a fulfilling career and a fulfilling life with us!
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1795496
Closing Date: 16-Jun-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Pharmacist Grade 2.pdf (PDF, 146KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lisa Spence (Director of Pharmacy) 5564 4109

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking qualified Pharmacist to join our hospital pharmacy team in a full time position. The role of the clinical pharmacist is an integral part of our growing team, which comprises of twenty-one pharmacists, three interns, nine pharmacy 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 and outpatient rotations. The preparation of aseptic and chemotherapy products may also form part of the role. 

This is a permanent full time (80 hours per fortnight) with a monthly ADO position. New graduates are also encouraged to apply for this 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. 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. Exposure to hospital pharmacy services is beneficial but not essential. Good time management and organisational skills are a must.

 What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Relocation assistance is 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 below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday, 16 June 2024. 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 2021-2026, with the appropriate classification Pharmacist Grade 2 $90,812.80 - $102,757.20 pro rata.

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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