Position Details
Reference Number 19768
Position Title Grade 3 Pharmacist Clinical Team Leader (Oncology and Womens & Childrens)
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate Office of CMO
Division CMO - Operations
Location Northern Health (all campuses)
Award Classification 12 - Hosp Pharmacists - SX6 - PHARMACIST GR3 YR1
12 - Hosp Pharmacists - SX81 - PHARMACIST GR3 YR4
Salary (Fortnight) $0.00
Hours 80.00
Position Summary

At Northern Health, we take care of the residents of Melbourne’s north, by providing a diverse range of health services, at Northern Hospital Epping, Broadmeadows Hospital, Craigieburn Centre and Bundoora Centre. We also collaborate with our partners to help expand the range of healthcare services offered to our culturally rich and diverse community.

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Grade 3 Pharmacist Clinical Team Leader to join the Pharmacy team at Northern Health. 

The Team Leader (Oncology and Women’s & Children) has responsibility for the organisation, implementation and supervision of clinical pharmacy services for the Oncology and Women’s & Children Directorate. Through clinical expertise have governance responsibilities for the service including ensuring the competency, credentialing, supervision and professional development of their team. They will have a leading role in ensuring excellence in client care, evidence-based practice, service improvement and risk management.

The Senior Clinician will work closely with the Deputy Director of Pharmacy, Associate Director and Director of Pharmacy to monitor, evaluate and develop their service area and supervise the performance of their team.  They will work collaboratively with the Pharmacy Department to achieve the strategic outcomes of the Department.  The senior clinician also has a key role in the student program and for driving research and innovation. They will ensure they and other ward pharmacists conduct pharmaceutical review activities in accordance with department requirements, SHPA standards of practice, accreditation and legislative requirements.

The Team Leader (Oncology and Women’s & Children) may also be a member of the Pharmacy Strategy and Leadership Group that reports to the Director of Pharmacy on matters to ensure focus on the pharmacy vision and achievement of strategic goals.

The role will require staff to be flexible with their working hours to meet the changing operations demands and can include working after hours, on weekends and public holidays.  Staff will be required to travel and work across the various Northern Health campuses, programs, and partner organisations. 

Compliance with mandatory training as per NH Policy is a requirement of this role. Failure to complete this training within required timeframes may result in a suspension of duties until training is completed.

We can offer:


·       The opportunity to join a friendly and progressive team in a rapidly expanding and dynamic organisation.

·        Encouragement to grow, innovate and partake in ongoing training and development programs.

·        An inclusive and culturally safe space.

·       Benefits including salary packaging, monthly accrued day off, flexible working arrangements, access to EAP, library access and onsite car parking.


Work with us! Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as applicants who are LGBTIQ+, who have different abilities, or are from culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds are encouraged.



Next Steps . . .


If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the prompts. For further details, please contact Carol Ly 8405 8561



Selection Criteria Desirable: At least 5 years' experience in hospital pharmacy
Desirable: Team Management Experience
Desirable: Post Graduate Qualification in Clinical Area, Management or progressing towards this
Contact Person Carol Ly
Contact Number 84058561
Alternate Contact Person Vinod Chellaram
Alternate Contact Number 84058560
Closing Date 13/12/2019
Position Description
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