Position Details
Reference Number 16599
Position Title Senior Pharmacist
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Entity Public Hospital
Location Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
Award Classification ACTPub Hlth Prof 2013-17 - HEALTH PROF 3 YR 1
Salary $87,257.00 Per Annum
Hours 36.75
Job Advertisement


Pharmacist - HP 3

Pharmacy Department


Allied Health

Salary Range: $87,257-$91,942



Calvary Hospital is a Catholic not-for-profit organisation and is a fully accredited 250 bed public hospital located in the suburb of Bruce in north Canberra. We are a modern facility with contemporary team-based care and cutting edge technology. Our services include a busy Emergency Department that sees in excess of 52,000 patients a year, an Intensive and Coronary Care Unit, medical and surgical wards, a Maternity Unit, a voluntary psychiatric ward, ambulatory care and outreach facilities and services and a busy, 19 bed, stand-alone hospice located a short distance away from the main Bruce hospital in an idyllic setting on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.


The Pharmacy Department is looking for a Senior Clinical Pharmacist with hospital pharmacy experience to join our friendly, supportive team.  This is an exciting opportunity to provide high level clinical pharmacy services to various specialty areas including critical care, emergency care, coronary care, stroke/neurology, oncology, general medical, palliative care, mental health and rehabilitation, as well as the inpatient dispensary.

The Department provides a range of Pharmacy services including clinical pharmacy service to ward areas, quality improvement projects, medication safety initiatives, Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) program, Pharmacy Residency Program, clinical trials, student teaching and training as well as sterile and non-sterile manufacturing. 

Duties include providing pharmaceutical review and clinical intervention to hospital inpatients and outpatients using established clinical pharmacy standards, participation in training and professional development activities and quality improvement projects.  Applicants will be able to demonstrate abilities in teaching, training and assessment; including the application of adult learning principles within the pharmacy department and wider organisation.


Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Pharmacy (or equivalent) and be registered with AHPRA.  Suitable applicant must hold Australian citizenship, permanent resident status or proof of eligibility to work within Australia.


Applicants are expected to respond in writing via the online portal and include the following:

  1. Response to the section criteria (located in the position description)
  2. Current resume
  3. Cover letter outlining why they believe they are suitable for this role (maximum one page)
  4. Names and contact details (including telephone number) for two professional referees

Applications will close Sunday 11 March 2018   


For further details please contact:

Liisa Nurmi,

Director of Pharmacy

Ph: (02) 6201 6269 or

E: liisa.nurmi@calvary-act.com.au  

Contact Person Liisa Nurmi
Contact Email liisa.nurmi@calvary-act.com.au
Closing Date 11/03/2018
Position Description & Supporting Documents
Position Description HP3 Pharmacist February 2018.docx Open