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Senior Pharmacist - Darwin

Darwin, Australia

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Posted 20/06/2024 Job Number 30436 Work type Casual - Casual Posting End Date 22/07/2024

Your opportunity:

You might think you already know a lot about Bupa. You’ll know we provide health insurance and aged care services across Australia, and you’ve probably also seen our dental and optical clinics in your local shopping centres. But what you might not realise is that Bupa supports health services to 85,000 Defence Force members and their families across more than 50 locations in Australia.

Robertson Health Centre is located in Darwin in the Northern Territory and delivers a range of health services to Defence personnel. It’s a busy, vibrant, and unique clinical environment offering a variety of clinical challenges as well as leadership and continuous improvement opportunities.

About the Role:

  • Hours available: Adhoc casual work at the health centre

As a Senior Pharmacist in Darwin Health Centre, you will be responsible for the provision of pharmaceutical services to ADF Personnel in the Health Centre. You’ll be an active member of the pharmacy team, including undertaking dispensing tasks and providing pharmacy technical advice to health practitioners. As the Senior Pharmacist you’ll also:

  • Provide clinical supervision and leadership to pharmacy personnel;
  • Provide pharmaceutical advice to health practitioners, and Base and Unit commanders through chain of command
  • Manage the delivery of services against benchmark standards and other clinical governance Key Performance Indicators;
  • Collect, collate, analyse and report relevant data as required in a timely manner;

About you:

To thrive in this role, you will be an inherently collaborative worker who enjoys working with people of all backgrounds to achieve common goals. You will also enjoy the fast paced and problem-solving elements this role will bring.

You will:

  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work well with both people and details - this role involves interactions with both clinical and non-clinical team members as well as working with lots of legislative frameworks, nuanced processes and compliance activity - so you'll need to be great at both 
  • Have strong management skills including leadership, coaching and conflict resolution
  • Be comfortable in a heavily administrative role
  • Have a genuine commitment to mentor, lead and grow internal talent and champion a meaningful career pathway for our people

You will also:

  • Be an Australian Citizen
  • Have full unrestricted AHPRA registration
  • Minimum of 2 years post study experience in the last 5 years (or part time equivalent)

Be at the heart of it with Bupa:

The Robertson Health Centre team are passionate and professional, and really care about the work we do. We’re operating in a unique clinical environment with extremely high standards, compliance, and contractual obligations. We’re known for being driven and responsive to the needs of the ADF members, with ADF members at the centre of everything we do.

This is your opportunity to make a real impact on our services to help shape the health outcomes of people serving in the Australian Defence Forces.

We also offer:

  • Tangible employee benefits and discounts on Bupa products and other health and wellbeing initiatives
  • A supportive team where your contribution is truly valued – our people love working at Bupa!
  • Opportunity to build your career with a Global leader in healthcare

We will be shortlisting and interviewing as soon as we receive suitable applicants, so please apply as soon as possible!
For more information email deni.shellard@bupa.com.au


A career at Bupa is more than just a job. It's an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our customers and communities. Our purpose, helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives, is what inspires us. It's a promise to our customers to change lives for the better. Our people are at the heart of this. It's their passion, ideas and commitment that will shape a brighter future for both Bupa and our customers.

To learn more about working at Bupa please visit our website: www.bupa.com.au/careers

Bupa is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged based on their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity, or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

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