The Pharmacy Department at the Townsville University Hospital is seeking Pharmacists with varied experience to fill future vacancies. Roles to be filled through this recruitment process may be of a full-time, part-time or casual nature. If you have a preference, please indicate this in the questionnaire included in the online application process.
The successful candidate may be required provide pharmacy services across 7-days (Monday to Sunday) to designated work units. As part of your application we will ask about your availability to work weekends, and within specific roles in the team.
- Minimum mandatory requirement of a tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification in Pharmacy providing eligibility for practicing membership to Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
About the Pharmacy Department
The aim of the Pharmacy service is to provide responsible, safe, effective and economical distribution and use of medications throughout the hospital.
Townsville Hospital Pharmacy has 2 locations:
The ground floor Main Pharmacy is located to the left, inside the main entrance to the hospital. This is where discharge, outpatient's prescriptions and food orders are presented and collected after dispensing. Thislocation is open on weekends and public holidays for inpatient service only.
The Pharmacy Distribution Centre is located on the first floor near medical records and is only accessible to staff for collection of ward imprest items or inpatient dispensed medications.
About the employer
The Townsville Hospital and Health Service includes 18 hospital and community campuses and 2 aged care facilities; it covers an area roughly two and a half times the size of France and provides complex, high level services to more than 600,000 residents across a wide range of specialities.
The main hospital (TTH) facility is a state-of-the-art tertiary referral hospital (the only tertiary hospital in North Queensland) and is the major teaching hospital for the James Cook University's schools of medicine, nursing and allied health and for the Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE. Referrals are from across North Queensland, as far north as Cape York Peninsula and the Torres Strait Islands, and west to Mount Isa and the Gulf of Carpentaria and even overseas from Papua New Guinea.
Our organisation is proactive and committed to delivering excellence in healthcare by adapting a `person centred' approach to care across our patient's lifespan. If you are dynamic, innovative and prepared to help advance healthcare in the tropics, then the Townsville HHS could be the right fit for you. Join us today and enjoy generous employment benefits, a rewarding career and development opportunities.
About the location
Townsville is a vibrant, dynamic city; it is the largest urban centre in Northern Australia and is the gateway to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, stunning beaches, rainforests and the Outback. With over 300 days of sunshine a year and the perfect laid-back tropical/coastal lifestyle Townsville offers stunning natural attractions without sacrificing the benefits of a metropolitan city. No matter your lifestyle Townsville offers families, couples and individuals a place to call home.
Other information - Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD)
- Roles that have a direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps are required to be immunised forHepatitis B.
- Roles that have contact that would allow acquisition and/or transmission ofmeasles, mumps, rubella, varicella, pertussis, COVIDand have face to face contact with patients and/or work in a clinical area require evidence of immunisation of the aforementioned diseases.
Please no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies.