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Ambulance Victoria

Ambulance Victoria (AV) is eager to welcome applications for the position of Delivery Pharmacist.  This role offers a rare and exciting opportunity for tertiary qualified Pharmacists to work in a different and dynamic environment.

Responsible for the delivery of medicines to branches across Ambulance Victoria, the successful applicant will be required to ensure that compliance with Ambulance Victoria policies and State regulations is adhered to.  This is a full time, ongoing position.


About the role

Reporting to the Senior Pharmacist, the main duties of the role include (but are not limited to):

  • Responsibility for the delivery of medications to metropolitan and rural AV branches according to delivery schedules;
  • Working with Team Managers and the Senior Pharmacist to manage the imprest quantities recorded for each branch;
  • Working with the Senior Pharmacist to ensure AV processes and practices are compliant with appropriate legislation and best practice evidence;
  • Participating in projects and research relevant to the service area;
  • Complying with AV processes and practices, particularly regarding the security and recording of medications; and
  • Working with the Senior Pharmacist to coordinate the use of medications approaching expiry dates through rotation to another branches with higher usage for that item.


About you

The successful candidate will be a tertiary qualified Pharmacist and will be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)/ Pharmacy Board of Australia.  They will possess excellent communication skills - both written and verbal and will operate effectively in inter-professional team environments.  They will also exhibit the ability to work and communicate well with pharmacy staff, as well as other key internal and external stakeholders. 

Finally, in order to thrive in this role candidates must possess demonstrated high level organisation and attention to detail skills.

Please note: this position will require the applicant to participate in weekend, late-shift and on-call rosters as required.  Applicants must also possess a current Victorian Driver License and be prepared to travel throughout metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria as required, including frequent overnight travel to regional areas.

Delivery Pharmacists will be employed as Grade 1, Year 3 Pharmacists in accordance with the Victorian Hospital Pharmacy Award.


What's in it for you

As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance.  We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking available.


How to apply

To be considered for the role, all applicants are requested to submit each of the following documents as part of your application:

          • A covering letter, outlining your suitability for the position;

          • A resume

          • A seperate document addressing the selection criteria detailed in the PD.

We request that your application for the Delivery Pharmacist position are submitted by: 5pm, Thursday, 10 January 2019

Ambulance Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applications submitted directly via the AV Careers Page will only be considered.

A police check will be required for the successful incumbent



02/01/2019 $0 Melbourne Australia 1 Healthcare & Medical
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