Hospital Pharmacist (Oncology) - Icon Pharmacy, Icon Cancer Centre Wesley

Key Points:
  • Oncology Pharmacist position at Icon Pharmacy located at the Icon Cancer Centre Wesley.
  • Full-time position 12-month contract, 76 hours per fortnight. Possibility of permanent employment upon completion of contract, depending on business requirements.
  • Give your pharmacy career a boost delivering oncology support to our teams.
  • Join a growing organisation with great benefits, dedicated training courses, structured career progression under our National Careers Pathway initiative, and endless opportunities to grow and progress your career.

The opportunity:
We are currently looking for a full-time pharmacist to join our oncology team at Icon Pharmacy, located at Icon Cancer Centre Wesley in Auchenflower. Under the guidance of our existing team you will undertake training in the area of oncology and work collaboratively with the broader clinical team to deliver optimum patient-centred care and comprehensive quality pharmacy services to our patients at Icon Cancer Centre Wesley.

If you’re a community or hospital pharmacist wanting an opportunity to grow your experience and further your career in oncology, then this the opportunity for you. Hospital experience not required as structured training will be provided for the successful candidate.

In this role, you’ll:
  • Develop and apply clinical knowledge in the speciality of oncology
  • Apply your existing pharmacist skills in prescription checking, dispensing, and patient education
  • Conduct medication history reviews, clinical checks of chemotherapy treatment plans and discharge summaries at transfers of care
  • Educate and advise staff and counsel patients on chemotherapy treatments
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with key stakeholders to ensure excellent customer service to clients and patients
  • Ensure compliance with legislation and contractual obligations
  • Participate in the provision of clinical trials
  • Be willing to train in aseptic compounding

The pharmacy operates from 7:00am – 5:00pm weekdays, with varying start/finish times during those times. Once fully trained there is an expectation that the successful applicant will take part in an on call roster and public holiday cover.

Who are we? 
Icon Pharmacy is a proud part of Icon Group, Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider, with a global presence in Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Mainland China, Hong Kong and New Zealand. We are built on a strong but simple vision – to deliver the best care possible, to as many people as possible, as close to home as possible.  

Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our care is truly end-to-end. Our growth is fast. Our technology is cutting edge. And our social impact is global.

At Icon Group we have many opportunities for growth and development. Read Dan’s inspiring story (using the link below) to discover how he made the exciting career transition from Community Pharmacist to Oncology Pharmacist with Icon Group.

Here are just a few of the amazing benefits available at Icon Group:  
  • Dedicated career-enhancing and industry-recognised pharmacy training courses
  • Competitive remuneration and structured professional development through our National Career Pathway
  • Valued rewards and recognition program 
  • Incredible discounts and cashback on hundreds of brands through our internal Ignite app 
  • Flexible work arrangements (where applicable), including hybrid work environment, compressed work weeks, varying start-finish times and so much more! 
  • Access to novated lease options via our partner RemServ
  • Access to paid parental leave for permanent employees
  • Resources and tools to help support and balance psychological and physical health  
  • Exciting international opportunities as part of Icon’s expansion 
  • Opportunity to apply for our internal Middleton Scholarship program, which is focused on empowering continued professional development 

Who are we looking for:
We encourage both Community and Hospital Pharmacists to apply as training is provided. If you have ever thought about making the transition from community/retail pharmacy into the exciting world of oncology, this is the opportunity for you!

  • Be a Registered Pharmacist with experience working in an Australian pharmacy
  • Have a compassionate and team-oriented attitude
  • Be highly driven to achieve the best possible care through your high attention to detail
  • Be driven by the desire to have a positive impact on another person’s life
  • Have time management, communication and teamwork skills
  • Embrace change and commit to learning
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Dispensing experience in an Australian based hospital or community pharmacy
  • Current AHPRA registration

Here’s why our people choose us:  
  • Purpose, at Pace: We remain focused on continually expanding our cancer treatment services and making them accessible to more people across Australia and internationally.
  • Impact, at Scale: We’re Australia’s largest dedicated provider of cancer care, with our global reach growing every day. Here you’ll know your work is making a difference.
  • Connection, at Heart: Our work isn’t easy but it’s extremely important. Our secret ingredient is our incredible, connected, and talented people. And their secret ingredient is each other.
  • Opportunity, at Hand: We’re continually innovating. We deliver over 2.5 million patient interactions, in over 120 places, across 5 countries. Every week brings changes, growth and new opportunities.
Put simply, At Icon. You Can.

To apply:
Please attach a resume and cover letter showing us why you’d love to join us, and what makes you a great fit for the role.

Icon Group celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all employees. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds.

COVID-19 Health Requirement
Icon is committed to managing the risk of transmission of specified vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) including COVID-19. Certain roles may require the successful candidate to show evidence that they have been vaccinated against or are not susceptible to specified VPDs.

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