Clinical Pharmacist

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Other
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury/Wodonga
Reference: VG/20190613_02
Closing Date: 30-Jun-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Clinical Pharmacist - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 221KB)

Contact: Leo Mason, Director of Pharmacy
on (02) 6058 4662

Position Details



Clinical Pharmacist

Multiple Positions Available

Full Time - 40 hours per week Permanent

Part Time – 16 hours per week Temporary

Part Time – 2 x 4 hours (Sat and Sun) per fortnight Permanent

Casual / Relief Positions


Who are we?

Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) is a cross border public health service which is the largest regional health care services between Sydney and Melbourne. It supports an outer catchment population of 250,000 and covers the North-East of Victoria and Southern New South Wales. We have over 2,500 staff meeting the needs of our diverse regional community.

AWH provides its employees with leadership and vision and fosters an environment with a strong sense of teamwork, integrity, accountability and respect. Positions within AWH provide employees with challenge, scope and accountability, where new ideas and previous experiences are encouraged to be discussed.


Salaries and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the NSW Employees Pharmacists (STATE) Award 2018 and the grading of this role will be dependent upon skills and experience (Grade 1 or 2). 

We offer full orientation and training, a competitive salary package including salary sacrifice options, Fitness Passport and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.

About the role:

The Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) Pharmacy Department comprises of 9 Pharmacists, 8 Technicians and 2 Intern Pharmacists. We are a fun, passionate, supportive, energetic, driven team who works cohesively together. We promote professional development in the workplace and as a team are focussed on providing high quality service. No day is the same; we are a team that embrace's change and are always looking for innovative ideas to improve our team and the organisation. Albury Wodonga Health provides a supportive environment that encourages professional growth and education in this specialist area.

Primary responsibilities of the Clinical Pharmacist include: 

  1. Dispense medications for inpatients, outpatients and discharge patients including supply of non-imprest medications, supply of restricted substances and aseptic and non-aseptic manufacturing
  2. Provide a ward based (or specialty based) clinical pharmacy service including clinical pharmacy review, clinical interventions, completion of medication reconciliation (also known as medication management plan)
  3. Provision of patient counselling and education (including provision of medication information leaflet and medication discharge list) to optimise therapeutic outcomes
  4. Provision of written and verbal information to drug information queries
  5. Assisting with the ordering of stock and annual stock take
  6. Assisting with the maintenance of records and review of procedures within pharmacy as directed
  7. Provide education and training to Medical, Nursing and Pharmacy staff as required
  8. Participate in the department quality improvement projects, recording of interventions, educational programs, research activities and accreditation activities as directed
  9. Undertake other duties as directed such as weekend roster and on-call Roster (approx 1 in 9), late-shift, and relief secondment in other pharmacist positions as necessary
  10. Completion of mandatory training as required
  11. Commitment to AWH procedures including Infection Control, Occupational Health and Safety and other procedures as relevant to the work area


The position is required to work at the Albury and Wodonga Hospital campuses. (Note: A short term order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies)

Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate National Police Check, Working with Children Check and evidence of vaccination prior to appointment.

Successful applicants will also be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.

AWH is not able to support applicants requiring sponsorship.


More information


Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Leo Mason, Director of Pharmacy on (02) 6058 4662. (Note: Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers website by the closing date will not be accepted.)


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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


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Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.



Closing Date: 30/06/2019

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