Position Details
Reference Number 16012
Position Title Pharmacist, Grade 2
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre only
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Division Medicine
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Pharmacists
Classification From: SX2 - PHARMACIST GR2 YR1
Classification To: SX5 - PHARMACIST GR2 YR4
Position Summary

PHARMACIST GRADE 2: Melbourne Location

Permanent Full Time Position



Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for multiple positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Your role in our future.


The Pharmacy department at Peter Mac is growing. The department provides a comprehensive patient-focused service, incorporating all facets of innovative clinical pharmacy practice. Specialised areas include drug information, clinical trials, palliative care, quality use of medicines and clinical education. The department has an ongoing commitment to practice-based research and offers opportunities for involvement to all staff.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated pharmacist to join our expanding team.


You will have the opportunity to develop specialty practice in ambulatory and ward-based cancer pharmacy services. Rotational pharmacists have the opportunity to contribute to excellence in medicines management across all of the cancer specialties encompassing haematology, medical oncology, radiation oncology and surgical oncology.  Other opportunities may include the development of directed projects and involvement in ongoing educational programs. 


You should have a broad background in hospital or clinical pharmacy.  Pharmacists with experience in providing services to patients with cancer are preferred.  You must be registered, or be eligible for registration, with AHPRA, and post graduate qualifications and experience in pharmacy practice research are highly desirable.


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Applications must be lodged electronically via the Peter Mac website at http://www.petermac.org/CareersPeterMac by the closing date addressing the following:


Give an outline of your previous experience in providing services to patients with cancer

  • Summarise your post-graduate qualifications;
  • Provide an outline of your involvement with educational activities to students, interns, pharmacy colleagues or medical and nursing groups;
  • Provide an outline of your research or project experience;
  • Provide any involvement you have had with professional organisations, conference committees or other relevant professional activities;
  • Provide any involvement you have or have had in health service or pharmacy quality committees or projects.
Selection Criteria Essential: Must be a pharmacist registered with AHPRA
Desirable: Hospital pharmacy experience
Desirable: Clinical pharmacy experience in oncology / haematology
Contact Person Senthil Lingaratnam
Contact Number 03 85595205
Alternate Contact Person Graham Rivers
Alternate Contact Number 03 85595206
Closing Date 15/10/2018
Position Description
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