Emergency Department Pharmacist Grade 3 in Hunter New England Local Health District 2022 at Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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This Job Listing is about Hunter New England Local Health District in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 2022
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Classification: Pharmacist Grade 3

Remuneration: $123,870.36 – $127,316.75 per annum

Hours Per Week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ346902

Emergency Department Pharmacist Grade 3

The Maitland Hospital

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Pharmacist to join the Pharmacy team at Maitland and the Lower Hunter Sector Hospitals. Our department’s vision is to improve our patient’s lives through optimising medication management and to protect the health of our patients by preventing avoidable medication harm. In this role you will work closely with the other senior pharmacists, junior pharmacists and technicians, providing a clinical pharmacy service to the emergency department and the critical care stream.

About The Role

The role will be working at Maitland Hospital and will be expected to work a Tuesday to Saturday roster, although this can be negotiated with some weekends required. You will be required to supervise pharmacy technicians. You will be responsible for the provision of a wide range of pharmacy services to emergency patients and inpatients of the hospital, including dispensing, distribution and manufacturing services as well as clinical services. Promotion of both safety and quality as key aspects of drug therapy. Participation in quality improvement and professional development, as well as contribution to education and supervision of other staff and interns. You will provide clinical pharmacy service to the other areas as required. The role is supported by an area educator, other senior pharmacists, excellent technicians and a supportive service manager. As a grade 3 pharmacist you are expected to exercise a reasonable degree of autonomy.

About You

You will be an enthusiastic, experienced senior pharmacist looking to continue to expand your scope of practice knowledge.

What We Can Offer You

Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • ADO’s each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.

Job share/part time arrangements will be considered.

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.

Please attach evidence of qualificationsegistrations/license required for this position, as outlined in the position description, as part of your online application.

To be eligible for permanent employment in this position you must be an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable local candidate is identified for the position; in this instance, you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases – this is a Category A position. Please read and understand NSW Health policy directive (PD2022_030). All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.

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For role related queries or questions contact Robert Pearce on [email protected]

Applications Close: 23 October 2022
Company: Hunter New England Local Health District
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Application Deadline: N/A

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