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Project Pharmacist

Job no: 498899
Work type: part-time
Location: Perth CBD
Categories: Research support

Project Pharmacist | REF: 498899|
UWA Medical School

  • Part time three days a week (parental leave cover)
  • Level 7 ($84,629 – $94,137 per annum, plus superannuation)
  • Six month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the area: as part of UWA’s School of Medicine and Pharmacology (Royal Perth Hospital Unit), you will join Dementia Training Australia (DTA). DTA is the peak Commonwealth funded dementia training organisation in the country, led by a consortium of experts from five Australian universities and Alzheimer’s Australia. This national organisation translates contemporary knowledge regarding dementia care by developing and delivering training and resources to the dementia-care workforce, and forms a key linkage between research and industry.

About the opportunity: reporting to the Manager (Dementia Training Australia-UWA), you will be responsible for delivering the DTA Medication Management Training Service. You will assist key staff of residential aged care facilities to ensure that their use of psychotropic medications aligns with recommended practice by facilitating the delivery of DTA training and resources in this area.

About you: you will be a tertiary graduate in a relevant discipline with recent experience within aged care. You will also hold current (or be eligible for) registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

To be considered for this role, you demonstrate:

  • completion of an undergraduate or postgraduate pharmacy or nursing degree plus relevant work experience and education/training in aged care;
  • research project management experience;
  • advanced computer skills particularly with experience in the Microsoft suite of applications;
  • highly developed organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple and often competing tasks with attention to accuracy and detail within deadlines; and
  • highly developed oral and written communication skills with cross-cultural sensitivity and the ability to prepare high level reports and papers for publication.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

Enquiries regarding this opportunity should be directed to the Manager (UWA Medical School) Katrina Fyfe on Katrina.Fyfe@uwa.edu.au or on +61 (8) 9224 3199.

Closing date: Monday 3 July 2017

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Please see the position description prior to applying: (Download File316188.pdf)

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.

    

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