Senior Pharmacist - Oncology

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Pharmacy
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To apply for this position, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Current Authority to Practise as a Pharmacist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Current licence to drive in NSW with the ability to drive for work purposes.
  2. Extensive experience in clinical pharmacy practice, particularly in the management of infectious diseases and Oncology/Haematology this may include postgraduate study in this area.
  3. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) with health professionals at all levels of the organisation and with patients/ carers.
  4. Demonstrated capacity to work independently with a high degree of self-motivation and ability to effect significant practice change. A proven ability to implement and lead multi-disciplinary projects.
  5. Demonstrated ability to exercise a high level of initiative in the application of pharmaceutical principles in general and specifically to clinical Oncology/Haematology including identification and resolution of problems relating to the use of cancer therapy.
  6. Advanced skills in using computer applications including electronic systems, dispensing, database management, spreadsheets and word processing programs.
  7. Extensive experience in oncology/haematology pharmacy practice and detailed knowledge of oncology medicines including PBS criteria, membership of a relevant professional organisation and willingness to undertake oncology training.
  8. Demonstrated evidence of significant contributions to quality, policy and /or research activities and knowledge of the principles of pharmacoeconomics and experience in projects involving the cost effective quality use of medications in oncology and haematology. 

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Talent pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.

Targeted role

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information about this please contact Chantal Bates from the AES on 0458 301 956 or via email chantal.bates@aes.org.au or Abbey Orcher from the AES on 0408 663 482 or via email abbey.orcher@aes.org.au. Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

Working visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

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