Senior Pharmacist (Cooktown)

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Torres & Cape H&HS
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Temporary
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
    Government

Work and live in the beautiful coastal town of Cooktown. Rich in history, and plenty to see and explore. Working in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula is more than a job, it is a great opportunity to challenge yourself, become an integral member of the local community, develop collaborative relationships with other health professionals and be a part of making a difference to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes by providing comprehensive health services.

  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Cairns region,Far North Qld
  • Contact Name: Linda Donisthorpe
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 21-JAN-21

Tell me more….

The Senior Pharmacist will deliver high level pharmacy services and medication management services within the Cooktown Multi-Purpose Health Service (MPHS) and Weipa Integrated Hospital and Health Service incorporating Eastern Cape York, as a member of a multidisciplinary team to stakeholders and customers of Queensland Health in accordance with the National and State policies and initiatives.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Clinical Expertise Demonstrated high level theoretical knowledge, expertise and skills in Pharmacy practice and a practical understanding of contemporary service requirements for maintaining an effective hospital Pharmacy service.

  • Communication Demonstrated ability to effectively liaise and communicate with patients, other health professionals and stakeholders, and provide high level advice in matters relating to clinical Pharmacy practice.

  • Clinical Ability Demonstrated ability to provide Pharmacy clinical services of a complex nature, where established principles, procedures and methods require some expansion, adaptation or modification.

  • Leadership Demonstrated ability to initiate, plan and evaluate local service improvement initiatives and provide clinical advice to professional and operational supervisors regarding service delivery and improvement opportunities and provide clinical supervision to other team members.

If this sounds like the right fit for you, Torres and Cape can offer you:

  • Total Remuneration value up to $134 445 comprising salary between $4,197.30 – $4,516.60 per fortnight

  • Generous employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%)

  • Salary packaging option to increase your take home pay

Requirements for the role:

  • The successful applicant must hold at least a tertiary degree qualification in Pharmacy and full registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency.

  • Whilst not mandatory the Further postgraduate qualifications in clinical pharmacy or related subjects will be highly regarded.

For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

About Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Services visit TCHHS website

How do I apply? Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website.

Do you need more information? Simply call the contact person listed on the role description.

Please no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies