Clinical Pharmacist – Senior (Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Diseases)

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Metro North Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
    Government

Provide high-level clinical expertise and leadership in the provision of Pharmacy services to multiple specialty Pharmacy work units, Multidisciplinary teams and the Dispensary within Redcliffe Hospital throughout Metro North Hospital and Health Service and to stakeholders/customers of Queensland Health in accordance with organisational goals

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Brisbane – North
  • Contact Name: Amy Conneely
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 19-JAN-21

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Provide and be individually accountable for exceptional quality patient-focused medication management services (including, but not limited to, medication history taking, medication reconciliation, clinical review, and therapeutic drugs monitoring) utilising advanced clinical knowledge including antimicrobial knowledge to multiple-speciality work units and multidisciplinary teams with minimal direct supervision. This includes a clinical workload and responsibility for managing consumers with infectious or other acute or chronic conditions in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

  • Utilise high levels of knowledge and independent professional judgement to facilitate the provision of complex clinical decision making across multiple specialities where principles, procedures, techniques or methods require expansion, adaptation or modification.

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of clinical practices, procedures and protocols that support the continuum of care particularly in the area of AMS and infectious diseases, incorporating cross-discipline referencing as required.

  • Provide clinical advice and assistance to line management, relevant service managers, and colleagues as required regarding the management of clinical work practices, service delivery, quality assurance and the prioritisation and development of complex clinical services as it relates to their area of responsibility.

Job ad reference number: RD360801 Close date: Tuesday, 19th January 2021

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THIRD PARTIES (RECRUITMENT AGENCIES ETC.) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED