Position Details
Reference Number 33376
Position Title Clinical Pharmacist Grade 1
Employment Type Permanent Part 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 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 Grade 1 Clinical Pharmacist to work part time in Pharmacy, based at Sunshine Hospital, with outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills that demonstrate a willingness to develop and maintain their knowledge

  • Permanent, part time 32 hours per fortnight - available now.  
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: 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 83450925
Closing Date 23/10/2019
Position Description Grade 1 Clinical Pharmacist PD ALL SITES_November 2017_new template.docx
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