Position Details
Reference Number 32647
Position Title Clinical Pharmacist
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Sunshine 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 6,700 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

Seeking an experienced Grade 2 Clinical Pharmacist to work full time in Pharmacy across Western Health sites with outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills that demonstrate a willingness to develop and maintain their knowledge

  • Permanent, Fulll time 80 hours per fortnight  
  • Contribute to the decisions that shape our health service
  • The support of the Clinical Co-ordinator

An excellent opportunity for a driven and experienced Pharmacist to join the Pharmacy team.


  • To ensure patient outcomes are optimized by working to achieve the best Quality Use of Medicines
  • Support prescribers and patients to maximize clinical benefits of drugs and minimize unwanted reactions
  • Minimise treatment costs by optimizing drug prescribing and supply
  • Provide expert clinical pharmacy advice to range of specialties
  • Actively participate and support educational and operational activities of the department

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
  • 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: Do you have a demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems?
Essential: Do you have a demonstrated high level performance, working autonomously with minimal supervision i.e. positive feedback from stakeholders, achievement of KPIs, recording of interventions, practicing consistently according to policies and legislation?
Essential: Do you have a demonstrated ability to meet time constraints and to determine workload priorities, as well as flexibility and demonstrated evidence of working cooperatively in a team environment?
Desirable: Do you have a Post graduate degree/diploma in clinical pharmacy, or equivalent.
Contact Person Christine Tzimos
Contact Number 0383450925
Alternate Contact Person Stephen Chung
Alternate Contact Number 0383451676
Closing Date 19/06/2018
Position Description Grade 2 Clinical Pharmacist PD ALL SITES.docx
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