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Position Details
Reference Number 393535
Position Title Hospital Pharmacist Grade1/Grade2
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 08/06/2018)
Entity The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Geographical Location
Advertised Award/Classification Pharmacist Grade 1 / Pharmacist Grade 2
Salary $65,515.00 - $98,457.00
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To be part of the Pharmacy Department team that provides pharmacy services to CHW and the its inpatient and outpatient population



There is an opportunity for a Grade 1/ Grade 2 pharmacist to join the CHW Pharmacy team to help provide the pharmacy services required to meet the needs of the inpatient and outpatient population at CHW. This is a full time temporary position and the successful applicant will be rotated through most aspects of pharmacy service provision. CHW has implemented electronic medicines management and the will provide the successful applicant excellent exposure to the use of eMM to enhance patient safety.



This position is Temporary Full Time up to 8/06/2018 and is classified as a Pharmacist Grade 1 or Pharmacist Grade 2 dependent on experience and meeting the NSW Health Employees' Pharmacists (State) Award conditions.


SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 


**You may be required to work in any facility within The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. Should this occur, reasonable notice will be provided.**


As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.


This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission and Young People Website https://check.kids.nsw.gov.au/

Selection Criteria 1. Registered as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacy Board of Australia with no restrictions

2. Hospital pharmacy experience with a good working knowledge of the Cerner electronic medicines management system

3. Demonstrable clinical skills including good patient counselling and problem solving abilities.

4. Excellent oral and written communication skills

5. The ability to allocate priorities and use initiative where appropriate

6. Experience working as an effective team member

7. Paediatric experience is required to provide high quality pharmacy services to the specialised paediatric cohort at CHW
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Peter Barclay
Contact Number 0298452695
Contact Email peter.barclay@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 03/06/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view