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Position Details
Reference Number 407679
Position Title Pharmacy Intern Unregistered
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 13/01/2019)
Entity Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Geographical Location , Wollongong
Advertised Award/Classification Pharmacist Unregistered
Salary $1,216.36
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To work with the pharmacy team to provide the best possible pharmacy service. The Pharmacy Intern will participate in training and acquire experience in all areas of the pharmacy department. Under the supervision of a registered pharmacist the intern will participate in clinical pharmacy, dispensing, distribution, non-sterile and sterile manufacturing, patient counselling and provision of drug information.

The pharmacist intern position is a 12 month temporary position in which a pharmacy graduate from either a Bachelor or Masters course (or equivalent qualification) gains the necessary skills and experience to satisfy the requirements for registration as a Pharmacist in Australia. The position

contributes to optimum patient care by undertakiung the functions of a pharmacist within the scope and responsibilities of an intern pharmacist and within the framework of services provided by the Wollongong hospital department of pharmacy



The opportunity exists for a Pharmacy Intern to join the dynamic Pharmacy Department at Wollongong Hospital. Interns rotate between clinical and service areas of the hospital. Wollongong Hospital provides a comprehensive range of clinical services to the residents of the Illawarra Area Health service. All candidates are requested to included a cover letter of application, full academic transcripts and their curriculum vitae when completing the online application.


This position is temporary full time for 12 months commencing in January 2018 and concluding January 2019.


Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.


Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.


Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#

Selection Criteria 1. Successfully completed Bachelor or Master of Pharmacy and eligible to be enrolled
in an Intern Training Program to qualify for registration in Australia after completion of
mandatory and supervised training.

2. Good knowledge of pharmacology and the ability to apply this knowledge to
practical situations.

3. Effective verbal and written communication skills including medication counselling to
enable a patient to safely and effectively administer medicines

4. Demonstrated initiative and the ability to problem solve and prioritise

5. Ability to work effectively as an individual or as a member of a team.

6. Good understanding of the role of the Hospital Pharmacist in achieving good
healthcare outcomes particularly in a rural setting

7. Experience as either a pharmacy assistant or technician in a hospital or community pharmacy
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 Veronica Murdoch
Contact Number 42225340
Closing Date 27/08/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view