• Lead Pharmacist - Medicines Strategy Melbourne VIC
  • Western Health in Melbourne VIC, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

The Lead Pharmacist – Medicines Strategy (Temporary – 12 months) will provide expert professional knowledge and skills to oversee, identify and strategise opportunities for the efficient and effective use of medications at Western Health . Specific tasks include the oversight of PBS operations and pharmacy contributions to the Western Health Drugs and Therapeutics Committee. Monitoring and evaluating potential medication related financial opportunities and in consultation with stakeholders, developing and assisting with their implementation. Overseeing and assisting the Out of Stocks Pharmacist to maximise patient medicine access and minimise the supply chain risk.

To be Successful in this Role, you will:
• Have excellent communication skills
• Have experience leading and managing a pharmacy team
• Have significant experience as a registered pharmacist
• Successfully work in a dynamic environment
• Need good time management skills
• Have a strong understanding of pharmacy purchasing... and procurement processes
• Have experience in efficient financial management and ability to control drug expenditure

About Us

Our workforce of over 12,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop. Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:
• Professional development support
• Career advancement opportunities
• Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
• Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies
Melbourne VIC Australia


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