Oncology Pharmacist - Slade Pharmacy Epworth, Richmond

  • Permanent full-time oncology pharmacist position
  • Deliver high quality cancer care and make a difference to the lives of patients
  • Develop your skills in this rewarding specialty
  • Work for a growing company with great employee benefits
  • Competitive remuneration on offer for this key role in our organisation
About the role:
A unique permanent full-time position has become available at Slade Pharmacy - Epworth Hospital in Richmond.

As an Oncology Pharmacist at Slade Pharmacy, you will oversee the care of day oncology patients and medical oncology inpatients, including haematology patients. The role will also involve supporting the Epworth pharmacy department and wider allied health team. 

Hours of work are 38 hours Monday to Friday.

This is a great opportunity to develop your skills in the specialised field of oncology. Training will be provided to the successful candidate but an interest in this field and a passion for learning will be essential. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Using ARIA (our Oncology Information Management software), coordinate and organise the supply of chemotherapy for the day oncology unit patients and inpatients
  • Perform medication chart reviews and medication reconciliations
  • Participate in clinical screening of cancer care medication orders.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with key stakeholders to ensure excellent customer service.
  • Dispense and supply medication and pharmacy products
  • Educate and counsel staff, patients and allied health professionals
About You:
We are looking for someone with a passion to work in this unique field. Read about how our Pharmacist Dan found his perfect fit in oncology pharmacy: https://icongroup.global/en/careers/our-people/stories/dan-corrigan/

  • A registered pharmacist with Australian based pharmacy experience.
  • Current and advanced hospital pharmacy experience, including effective clinical pharmacy skills.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of all relevant aspects of hospital pharmacy and demonstrated ability to practice in accordance with Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) Guidelines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient focused care and pharmacy service in professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform under pressure, to meet time constraints and determine work priorities and a high level of organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change and quality improvement activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to support pharmacy team in professional development and daily clinical practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team to build relationships and work in partnerships.
  • Commitment to participate in personal and departmental ongoing professional development, continuing education, and peer review.
  • Developed understanding of PBS and chemotherapy funding model in Australia.
  • Oncology and/or Haematology experience within a day unit or hospital setting.
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications such as Master of Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and skills in computing systems, especially those relevant to hospital pharmacy and therapeutics.
Who are we?
Slade Pharmacy integrates hospital, community and compounding pharmacy services to the oncology sector and private hospitals across NSW, Victoria and Queensland. We have a strong track record of technological innovation and are a lead provider of medication management services.
We’re a proud part of Icon Group, Australia’s largest provider of end-to-end cancer care.
  • Valued rewards and recognition program
  • Formal induction and training provided
  • Professional development program to advance your career
  • Access to novated lease options via our partner RemServ
  • Access to paid parental leave
  • Access to a range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
If now is the time to make a positive career move, APPLY NOW!  Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received, so don’t delay in submitting your application.

How to apply:
If you are interested in joining our team, please apply now and attach a cover letter and resume to your application.  

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

COVID Health Requirement
In submitting your application, you understand and acknowledge that a state government public health order, direction and/or regulation may be applicable to the workplace and/or role that you are applying for (“COVID Health Requirement”).   You acknowledge and agree to comply with any applicable COVID Health Requirement including, but not limited to, providing us with information regarding your COVID vaccination status upon our reasonable request.

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