Position Details
Reference Number 32893
Position Title Grade 3 Pharmacist - Fixed Term (CCC)
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Grade 3 Hospital Pharmacist – Children’s Cancer Centre

  • Full-Time, Fixed-term role
  • Leadership of Children’s Cancer Centre pharmacy staff and management of section.
  • Long Service Leave cover to ensure continuity and maintenance of service

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

The successful applicant will need to step up from their current RCH role, and take over the leadership and management of the Children’s Cancer Centre (CCC) pharmacy for a fixed-term period of approximately 4 months. A major additional responsibility is the provision of comprehensive pharmaceutical care – as both a manager and CCC team member – to all RCH oncology patients. The strong liaison with specialist nursing and medical staff, as part of an established role, will need to be maintained.


Appointment to the position will be from mid May to mid September, 2019.


Participation in all oncology pharmacy work and contribution to pharmacy patient services is expected, including CCC pharmacy on-call and weekend work allocation.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • AHPRA registration, as a pharmacist able to practice in Australia 
  • Significant experience as a hospital pharmacist, and be an existing employee of the RCH Pharmacy Department.
  • Desirable experience in paediatric oncology pharmacy services.
  • Demonstrated success in senior and leadership roles.
  • Post-graduate qualifications, or current study towards these – highly regarded. 

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!

Contact Person Antun Bogovic
Contact Number 93455490
Alternate Contact Person Brian Lilley
Alternate Contact Number 93455493
Closing Date 21/02/2019
Position Description PD_Pharmacist Oncology-Grade3 (Dec.2018).doc