Senior Pharmacist (Children’s Antimicrobial Management Program (ChAMP)) Salary: HSO level P3 $116,368 - $120,402 p.a. Location: Nedlands Work Type: Permanent - Full Time Position No: 00016652 Closing Date: 2021-06-14 4:00 PM Attachments: - - - - Vacancy Reference No. 923135 WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.In addition, we are committed to growing our Aboriginal workforce as part of WA Health Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector. Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision. Position Profile: The Senior Pharmacist (Children’s Antimicrobial Management Program) leads the Children’s Antimicrobial Management Program (ChAMP) in collaboration with the Department of Infectious Diseases, to optimise the use of antimicrobials at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH). The role promotes safe, rational, cost effective and efficacious drug therapy by providing specialised antimicrobial stewardship services. This includes guideline, monograph and policy development, clinical rounds, teaching and research. The position also plans, implements and evaluates patient safety and quality improvement projects. The Senior Pharmacist practices as a Senior Pharmacist in accordance with the Pharmacy Board of Australia Registration Standards, the Pharmacy Board of Australia Codes and Guidelines including the Pharmacy Code of Conduct for Registered Health Practitioners and CAHS policies and guidelines. The Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) aims to ensure that the children and young people of Western Australia get the best start in life through health promotion; early intervention; and patient centred, family-focused care. CAHS employs over 4000 people and provides services throughout the community within metropolitan Perth; operating the State’s only dedicated Tertiary Paediatric Hospital (Perth Children’s Hospital); providing specialised state wide services; as well as providing support to other hospitals and health services across Western Australia. For further information about the benefits of working for CAHS and our services please .Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at ). For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Ben Ware on 08 6456 3534. If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (). Please note, applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants. Your ability to meet the work related requirements will be assessed throughout the recruitment process. For your written application please provide the following: a statement addressing the selection criteria, and:a current resume which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.CAHS values: To achieve our vision of healthy kids, healthy communities, CAHS is committed to providing a workplace culture that is driven and shaped by our values of Compassion, Collaboration, Equity, Respect, Excellence and Accountability. During the selection process you may be assessed on your ability to fulfil the responsibilities of this position in accordance with the values. If you have any questions regarding this, please contact the person named in this advert.To apply for this vacancy now, please (or apply online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm on the closing date will not be accepted. LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. filler
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