Pharmacist Level AHP 1-2

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 5, 2024
Medicine Full-time, Part-time

Job Description:

The Pharmacist Employment Campaign is established to provide the Department of Health with a pool of experienced and skilled people who are able to work at short notice. Interested persons are able to submit their application to be considered for duties on a permanent basis.

This Register is for positions located across the state but please note we have no current vacancies located in the South at this time. Applicants are encouraged to nominate their location preferences in their applications form.

This recruitment will remain open to applicants until 6 October 2025 and will be reviewed on a regular basis.

Applications from recruitment agencies, including locum agencies, will not be accepted.

Details of Appointment

Permanent full or part time shift-worker positions working up to 76 hours

The Role:

In this role you will be required to work as a part of the relevant Hospital’s Pharmacy Department and Hospital’s Pharmacy Team to provide a comprehensive, efficient and accountable pharmacy service for hospital inpatients and outpatients.

Key to being successful in this role will be your pharmacy experience in a range of activities such as dispensing or clinical pharmacy, preferably in a hospital setting, together with experience in the application of relevant legislation, codes of practice and workplace guidelines in the practice of pharmacy

We are seeking applicants with a work ethic that includes the ability to

The Department:

Statewide Hospital Pharmacy, led by Executive Director Tom Simpson, provides hospital pharmacy services to patients of Tasmania’s acute public hospitals through on-site pharmacy departments, and a remote service to the district hospitals.

Services include clinical and specialist pharmacy services, dispensing medications, on-site doses of chemotherapy, involvement in local national and international clinical trials and specialist support services including the telehealth-based Remote Clinical Pharmacy service.

Current roles are available in all our acute and subacute hospitals. Specifically these include the Royal Hobart Hospital, Launceston General Hospital, North West Regional Hospital and Mersey Community Hospital.

Please note that the Register will not preclude other Pharmacist positions being advertised if warranted. Current vacancies are available on the website.

Details of Appointment

Permanent full time or part time shift-worker positions working up to 76 hours per fortnight

Salary: $69,117 - $104,493 per annum + 11% superannuation + access to salary packaging

In addition a market allowance of $10,000 per annum pro rata is approved until 17 May 2026, this allowance will be reviewed prior to expiry

Position Features:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Pharmacy Board of Australia.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
  1. Crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For more information

Georgina Makalani

Position: Pharmacy Support Officer
Phone: 0429 903 440

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