Position Details
Reference Number 30378
Position Title Pharmacist - Grade 1
Employment Type Casual
Location Western Health, Sunshine Hospital, Williamstown Hospital
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 7,200 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

Western Health is currently seeking an enthusiastic Grade 1 Pharmacist to join our team on a casual basis. This is an excellent opportunity to develop and extend their operational and clinical skills within a hospital pharmacy environment. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing clinical and dispensing services to the patients and clients of Western Health. In addition, they must also display excellent professional counselling skills and the ability to provide expert knowledge within a multidisciplinary team. This is to ensure that patient outcomes are optimised and that prescribers are supported to maximize the clinical and financial benefits of medications usage.

Applicants must be able to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. Previous hospital experience is preferred by not essential.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria Essential: Must be registered with or eligible to be registered with AHPRA as a pharmacist.
Desirable: Previous hospital pharmacy experience.
Contact Person Christine Tzimos
Contact Number 0383450925
Alternate Contact Person Victor Reginato
Alternate Contact Number 0383457224
Closing Date 13/08/2018
Position Description Grade 1 Clinical Pharmacist PD ALL SITES_November 2017_new template - FINAL.docx
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