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Senior Pharmacist - Team Leader

Adelaide Metro, SA

Part Time

$99,629 - $106,864


  • Statewide Clinical Support Services - SA Pharmacy, Southern Adelaide
  • Salary: AHP3 - $99,629 - $106,864 (pro rata)
  • Part Time, Temporary up to28/4/23

Overall responsibility for leading a team of pharmacists, assistants, technicians and administrative support staff in the designated area to ensure a quality pharmacy service is delivered.

The key functions of this role are to:

  • Provide management, mentoring and guidance to pharmacists, assistants, technicians and administrative support staff in ensuring Medication Management directives, policy, procedure and guidelines are implemented
  • Act as a point of contact for the related clinicians and service units regarding pharmacy issues and services
  • Train and develop pharmacy staff in the designated area optimising service outcomes.
  • Undertake practice reviews ensuring staff competence
  • Undertake performance review and development for all supervised staff
  • Provide leadership within the department for the development, review, evaluation and teaching of workplace policies and procedures
  • Be responsible for a specific portfolio contributing to outcomes across the entire pharmacy service
  • Contribute to the services output of the pharmacy department by undertaking complex work in the designated area

This position will work closely with the other team leaders and works towards supporting the Deputy Directors of Pharmacy to ensure the provision of safe and cost-effective drug therapy which ensures optimal health outcomes for patients.

This position will uphold The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia Standards of Practice and ensure that all legal requirements are met. This position will also provide support to other areas of the department to ensure accountability for medication management.

Bachelor of Pharmacy or equivalent required. Must be registered or eligible for registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref:804192

Enquiries to

Sally Brown

  • Telephone:8204 4400
  • Email:

Application Closing Date

11:55 pm Friday 19 August 2022


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Job Ad Reference 804192
Date Listed 05 August 2022