Position Details
Reference Number 32865
Position Title Pharmacist (Gr.2 - ICU) - Fixed-Term
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Grade 2 Hospital Pharmacist – Intensive Care/Critical Clinical Services 

  • Full-Time, Fixed-term role
  • Involved primarily in the care of patients and services to the hospital’s Paediatric Intensive Care Unit(s), with additional roles in the RCH Pharmacy Department.

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:


While remaining a part of the RCH pharmacy team, the successful applicant will be responsible for providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, with a major role in providing information, treatment suggestions and advice to other health professionals. 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 until September, 2019.


Participation in all pharmacy department work and contribution to pharmacy patient services is expected, including 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 pharmacy services and/or emergency/critical care pharmacy practice.
  • 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!


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Antun Bogovic
Contact Number 93455490
Alternate Contact Person Brian Lilley
Alternate Contact Number 93455493
Closing Date 16/01/2019
Position Description PD-PharmacistGrade2-IntensiveCare_Dec.2018.doc