Position Details
Reference Number 36970
Position Title Pharmacist G2
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location Austin Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Victorian Poisons Information Centre
Hours per Week 30.00
Position Summary

Pharmacist Grade 2-3, Medical Scientist Grade 2-3, or other health professional with knowledge and skills related to pharmacology – part-time, permanent.

We are seeking a pharmacist, medical scientist with pharmacology major, or other health professional with knowledge and skills related to pharmacology to join our friendly and dynamic Victorian Poisons Information Centre (VPIC) team to provide information and advice to members of the public and medical professionals in cases of poisoning, suspected poisoning, overdose, mistakes with medicines and envenomation.

No prior experience in providing poisons information is required. Training will be provided. Experience working in a clinical setting, especially an emergency or intensive care unit, would be desirable.

The appointment involves working day shifts, evening shifts and occasional night shifts, depending on operational requirements. The position is Grade 2 or equivalent. Grade 3 appointment may be considered for a suitably experienced candidate.

The position is part-time (approximately 30 hours per week, negotiable).

Benefits include salary packaging, financial support and encouragement to attend work-related conferences, on-site childcare, car parking at reasonable rates, close to public transport.

Selection Criteria Essential: • Pharmacist registered with the AHPRA, Medical Scientist with pharmacology major, or other health professional with knowledge and skills related to pharmacology and/or toxicology. • Ability to communicate clearly, confidently and sympathetically with users of the VPIC service. • A commitment to Au
Desirable: • Prior experience working in an Emergency Department or ICU. • Relevant extra qualifications, e.g. Master of Clinical Pharmacy, Graduate Certificate in Clinical Toxicology or similar. • Other qualifications indicating specialist knowledge of drugs and poisons.
Contact Person Francine Tanner
Contact Number (03) 9496 3170
Alternate Contact Person Rohan Elliott
Alternate Contact Number (__) ____ ____
Closing Date 22/05/2021
Position Description
Austin Health Position Description Specialist in Poisons Information Grade 2 - March 2021 (1).pdf Open
Austin Health Position Description Specialist in Poisons Information Grade 3 - March 2021.pdf Open
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