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Job: Medication Safety / Antimicrobial Stewardship – Pharmacist Gr 2

Title Medication Safety / Antimicrobial Stewardship – Pharmacist Gr 2
Department Pharmacy
Position Type Full Time Permanent Position Available
Hours 80 Hours Per Fortnight
Reference 19119
Closing Date Sunday, 13th January, 2019
Contact David Ford / Susan Trevillian
Phone (03) 5722 5324
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Position Overview

Medication Safety/Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist – Grade 2
Full Time Permanent Position Available
80 Hours per Fortnight
Reference #19119

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

NHW has an excellent career opportunity for a highly motivated, passionate Pharmacist who is looking for the opportunity to take on a dual role as Medication Safety and Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist.

The primary role of this established position is to provide leadership for Medication Safety and Antimicrobial Stewardship across NHW. This Pharmacist supports NHW goals by complying with Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare accreditation standards, especially Standard 4 – Medication Safety and 3.15 & 3.16 – Antimicrobial stewardship. This role will include education and in services to nursing and other NHW staff, in addition to supporting supervision of pharmacy interns.

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

  • Enquiries can be made with David Ford/Susan Trevillian on (03) 5722 5324
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page
  • Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
  • Applications close 13 January 2019

Job application process

Writing a good job application gives you the opportunity to show why you believe you are the best person for the job at Northeast Health Wangaratta and how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the key selection criteria.
Job descriptions are available for vacancies at Northeast Health. Read these descriptions carefully and this will help you to address the key selection criteria when you prepare your application. You must apply for each job separately.

Job application checklist

When you are putting together your job application, remember to include:
  • a letter of introduction addressing the key selection criteria – include your full name, address and contact details, the job title and the job number listed in the advertisement
  • a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae (CV) – include all your qualifications, and professional affiliations, a full employment history, and the names and contact details of at least 3 current/recent professional referees
  • certified copies of your qualifications and any additional supporting documentation – include your current driver’s licence, if required
  • a completed and signed Northeast Health Wangaratta ‘Application for Employment’ form.
Successful applicants will require a police record check and a Working with Children Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

How to submit a job application

Your job application must be submitted by 5.00 pm on the closing date listed in the advertisement.
Methods for submitting your job application include:
Hand delivery: Human Resources Department Northeast Health Wangaratta, Green Street, Wangaratta, 3677
Email: careers@nhw.org.au
Post: Human Resources Department Northeast Health Wangaratta PO BOX 386, Wangaratta, 3676

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