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Lead Pharmacist RACC

  • Alfred Health Full Time - Fixed Term
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  • Job no: 19086
  • 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.

Lead Clinical Pharmacist – RACCS (Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care Services Programme)

 

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.

  • Lead Clinical Pharmacist – RACCS (Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care Services Programme)
  • Full-Time - 80 hours per fortnight plus ADO
  • Grade 4

 

The Department

The Pharmacy services operate across all Alfred Health sites and are well recognised nationally and internationally for high quality, innovative, patient-focused services, education and training programmes as well as significant research output.

Clinical pharmacy services are aligned with the Alfred Health clinical program structure. Clinical pharmacists are attached to medical units and work alongside medical, nursing and allied health teams to achieve the best medication outcomes for patients. Each team of clinical pharmacists is supported by a Lead Clinical Pharmacist with specialist expertise. This unit and team based structure underpins the excellence in patient care of our clinical pharmacy services. Further information is available at www.alfredpharmacy.org.au

 

The Role

The Lead Clinical Pharmacist – RACCS position is responsible for the oversight and leadership of the delivery and development of clinical pharmacy services across the Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care Services Programme.  This includes the supervision and development of the Senior Clinical Pharmacists in the programme including Aged Care, Rehabilitation and HARP.

 

Working within the inpatient and outpatient multi-disciplinary teams, you will provide innovative pharmacy services to achieve the best medical outcomes for individual patients. You will also contribute to improving medication management on a larger scale through practice-based research and service improvement work. As Alfred Health is an academic health centre, you will supervise and mentor local and international students as well as intern and rotational clinical pharmacists.

 

Research is an essential part of pharmacy services at Alfred Health. The post holder would also be expected to contribute to the research and educational activities of the RACCS teams as well as pursue their own research.

 

Qualifications/Experience Required

  • Registered pharmacist with AHPRA
  • Relevant clinical post-graduate qualification such as Masters Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent or progression towards.
  • Completion of a specialist qualification such as Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP) Credential or AACP/SHPA accreditation for Home Medication Reviews highly desirable.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates progression towards credentialing as Advanced (Level 2 or 3) on the Australian Advanced Level Framework highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience in the provision of clinical pharmacy services in rehabilitation medicine or aged care or related speciality.
  • Experience working with older patients is highly desirable
  • Extensive experience with a demonstrated understanding of contemporary practice in QUM and therapeutics.
  • Extensive experience in the critical evaluation of medical literature and demonstrated ability to translate into clinical practice
  • Superior administrative and organisational skills, and exhibit the ability to work and communicate effectively with pharmacy staff, medical, nursing and other health professionals. 

  • Proven ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team

 

Benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Child Care
  • Onsite gym

 

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter. 

 

For a confidential discussion please contact Diane Walters, Associate Director of Pharmacy - Tel: +61 3 9076 2061

 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

 

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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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