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Lead Pharmacist - Aged Care

  • Alfred Health
  • Full Time - Permanent
  • Closes in 13 days
    Published on 18 Dec 2017
  • Job no: 10059
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Pharmacy

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Ongoing
  • Full Time

The Department

The Pharmacy Department works closely with patient, their family and other health services to provide excellent service in the area of medication. Our departments priorities are to provide information on medication safety, cost effective use of medication for patients and deliver specialised pharmacy expertise at important points of a patient's recovery or treatment process.

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding practitioner to join one of Australia’s most innovative clinical pharmacy services.

Alfred Health Pharmacy Services provide the full range of contemporary services to manage and support medication usage across all the Network’s campuses.  The unit based clinical pharmacy services provide comprehensive patient directed services across four campuses in ambulatory, inpatient and emergency settings. This includes innovative services including medication charting, anticoagulation services and pharmacist led therapeutic drug monitoring for example. These are supported by credentials programs in additional to a formal Clinical Fellowship Program. 

The Lead Pharmacist - Aged Care will work with the Director of Pharmacy, Senior Managers and the multidisciplinary team to develop and coordinate clinical pharmacy services to the Rehabilitation and Aged Care team. The Lead Pharmacist will manage a dynamic team of Senior Pharmacists and Pharmacists in Training including Residents and Interns and be responsible for direct delivery of clinical services to the Aged Care team.


  • Demonstrate advanced clinical knowledge. 
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to Manage clinical staff
  • Post Graduate qualification
  • Past experience in a clinical pharmacy in Aged Care or related specialty (desirable)


As Lead Pharmacist you will be a part of a dynamic team which work in one of Australian's leading clinical pharmacies.  

Other benefits include:

  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Onsite gym
  • Car parking
  • Child Care

Enquiries: Daniel Guidone, Deputy Director of Pharmacy

Tel: +61 3 9076 5783 or Email: [email protected]


Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closes in 13 days - 30 Jan 2018, 12:59 PM
  • Published on 18 Dec 2017, 11:44 PM