REQ122358 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Pharmacist Grade 2
Remuneration: $100,161.98 - $106,390.02 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ122358
Application Close: 27 August 2019

Together, Achieving Better Health


Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community


Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages diversity and inclusion within our workforce.  We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

About the Role 

  • The primary purpose of the position will be to liaise and coordinate treatment pathways for patients between the Drug & Alcohol Service and other health service providers including General Practitioners, community pharmacists and hospital pharmacists
  • The position will also be responsible for supporting clinical OTP services and the Substance Withdrawal Management (Detox) Services within the scope and responsibilities of a registered pharmacist
  • The position holder will be required to participate in a roster at the OTP dosing clinics in Penrith and the Blue Mountains Local Government Areas including regular early morning shifts and occasional weekend work.

About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals.  We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients. 


See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2FVDzrwYZI

To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/NepeanBlueMtsLHD

If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website: http://www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/ 

About Applying

If you read this and think “Wow – that’s me!” then please review the position description and selection criteria for the role.  You will need to submit an application electronically by clicking on the “Apply Now” button.  So that we truly understand how perfect you are for this role, please ensure that you detail your experience, skills, knowledge and any other relevant information by responding to each selection criteria.


To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.




Selection Criteria to be Addressed:

  1. Tertiary qualifications in Pharmacy and current registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia (AHPRA) and after graduation at least 3 years in hospital pharmacy as deemed relevant to the health service.
  2. Demonstrated high level of clinical reasoning skills and clinical experience in a health care setting.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of evidence based practice and clinical guidelines for pharmacotherapies in the Drug and Alcohol Service.
  4. Demonstrated experience and commitment to working in a medically led multi-disciplinary treatment team based on the principles of patient centred care
  5. Proven capacity to prioritise workloads, to work independently and with minimal supervision, and to manage competing work priorities in a timely manner.
  6. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  7. Computer literacy with experience in Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word PowerPoint, Excel, and/or Access), Pharmacy Inventory and Dispensing programs
  8. Current NSW Driver’s License, availability to work on rosters covering early morning shifts and occasional weekend work, as well as working across clinics in Penrith and the Blue Mountains as per needs of the service

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For role related queries or questions contact Frederick Turner via email Rick.Turner@health.nsw.gov.au


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