Position Details
Reference Number 34742
Position Title Clinical Pharmacist - Grade 1
Employment Type Temporary Part Time
Location Footscray 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 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

Seeking a motivated Grade 1 Pharmacist with excellent clinical, dispensary and interpersonal skills that demonstrate a willingness to develop and maintain their knowledge, to work in the Footscray Hospital Pharmacy Department

  • Temporary, part-time 48 hours per fortnight (3x8-hour days per week Mon-Wed) available from 13th May 2019 to 28th February 2020
  • Contribute to the decisions that shape our health service
  • Provide dispensing and clinical services to patients and clients of WH  
  • Support of the dispensary manager and clinical co-ordinator 

An excellent opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic pharmacist to join the pharmacy team.


  • To ensure patient outcomes are optimized by working with other health professionals to deliver the best Quality Use of Medicines
  • Providing clinical and dispensing services in accordance to SHPA standards of practice and legislative requirements
  • Participate in teaching and mentoring of pharmacy pre-registrants and undergraduate students. 

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy or equivalent.
  • Eligible for general registration with AHPRA.
  • Experience in providing clinical pharmacy services to a broad range of specialty areas.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • 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.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

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: Do you have a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree or equivalent?
Essential: Are you registered with or eligible to be registered with AHPRA as a practising pharmacist?
Desirable: Do you have hospital pharmacy experience?
Contact Person Victor Reginato
Contact Number 83457224
Alternate Contact Person Li Fen Feng
Alternate Contact Number 83456438
Closing Date 22/05/2019
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