Position Details
Reference Number 37145
Position Title Pharmacist
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Pharmacy
Location Monash Medical Centre Clayton
Position Summary

Pharmacist - Rotational

The Monash Health Pharmacy Department is seeking an enthusiastic and committed Pharmacist interested in consolidating their pharmacy practice to contribute in the ongoing development of our progressive pharmacy service.  This position will provide opportunities to participate in unit-based clinical pharmacist teams lead by a Senior Clinical Pharmacist with specialist expertise to provide exceptional patient-centred care.

Monash Health participates in the SHPA accredited Pharmacy Residency program.

  • Grade 1 Pharmacist – Pharmacist Award Classification SW5-SW10
  • Monash Medical Centre

About the role

  • The Monash Medical Centre Pharmacy Department provides clinical services to patients in outpatient clinics and wards across the entire lifespan – from pre-birth, newborn babies and children, to adults and aged-care.  The clinical pharmacy service at Monash Health provides a unit based clinical pharmacy service which collaborates with medical, nursing and allied health clinicians to achieve the best outcomes for patients.
  • The key purpose of this role is to:
    • Work collaboratively in pharmacy teams, both departmental and unit-based
    • Provide exceptional patient-centred care by ensuring medication safety and optimising medication management outcomes both in the outpatient and inpatient setting.


  • Provide pharmacy services within the department, and as part of unit-based clinical teams,
  • Provide supervision of pre-registration pharmacists and students during their clinical placement,
  • Provide pharmacy services in a safe and professional manner to all Monash Health patients, clients and carers,
  • Participate in quality improvement and research activities.

About you

  • Current registration as a pharmacist with AHPRA
  • Previous experience in a hospital environment
  • Established clinical pharmacy practice skills and experience
  • Ability to work effectively in interprofessional teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to continued professional development and education
  • Has a positive “can-do” attitude and displays initiative and reliability


  • Relevant post graduate qualifications (completed or in progress)

What’s on offer at Monash Health?

  • Salary packaging
  • Health and wellbeing programs:  on-site fitness centres, smoke free workplace, general practitioner services
  • Employee support:  confidential coaching and support service
  • Recognition and reward program
  • Pharmacist professional development and opportunities for career progression

How to apply

Click Apply Now or contact Susanne Sturm, Senior Pharmacist in charge of clinical services on 95942360

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Contact Person
Pam Tizzano Personal Assistant (03) 9594 2360
Advertising Closing 22/02/2019
Position Documents
Grade 1 Pharmacist Grade 1 Pharmacist.pdf
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