Locum Pharmacist

Job Title: Locum Pharmacist
Contract Type: Locum
Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Up to AU$45 per hour + super
Start Date: 2/09/19
Reference: 200033017_1565828917
Contact Name: Nivi Kent
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 15, 2019 10:28

Job Description

Client & Location Information

Private hospital located in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, approximately 55kms from the Melbourne CBD.

Job Specification

Locum required from Monday 2nd September until Friday 4th October

Work Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday

The locum will be required to work between 2 sites: Mondays/Thursdays at one site and Tuesdays/Wednesdays at the other site.

Dependant on the sites, you will be working alongside 1-2 other pharmacist and 1-2 dispensary technicians using Fred dispense with a small to medium script trade. Your duties will include dispensing, operations, chart reviews, discharges and customer service.

Key Activities:
· Dispense and supply medication and pharmacy products for the Pharmacy clients in the correct quantities and as cost effective as possible using the PBS.
· Ensure all medication dispensing, supply and storage is in accordance with legal, best practice and manufacturers requirements.
· Provide patient medication education and counseling to inpatients and at discharge including the provision at discharge of medication profiles and other medication compliance aids where appropriate.
· Assist in owing script management.
· Assist with processing of PBS claims when required
· Ensure that, where clinically appropriate, that the pharmacy preferred product brands are used for imprest supply and dispensing.
· Report all errors, discrepancies or breaches of ethics, practice or standards that occur in relation to the Pharmacy Manager. Log these issues in RiskMan.
· Provide the highest quality of service to hospital patients, nursing staff and members of the hospital management team.
· Ensure appropriate management of workflow to allow discharge on wards to occur in an effective and efficient manner.

Experience Required

* Registered as a pharmacist with the pharmacy board (AHPRA registration)
* Experience with Fred dispense
* Understanding of hospital pharmacy

Salary & Benefits

$45/hr+super Monday to Friday

How to Apply

Submit your interest online, or if you are registered with us contact Belinda or Nivi directly for a confidential discussion on 1800 429 829 or email quoting job ref: 200033017