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Intern Pharmacist

NSW Statewide, NSW

Temporary Full Time (Up to 31 Jan 2020)



Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Up to 31 Jan 2020)
Position Classification: Pharmacist Unregistered
Remuneration: $65,057.00 pa plus super
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ63868

Number of FTE: 2.00
Dubbo NSW
Applications Close: 14 Sep 2018 - 11.59pm

What we can offer you
  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Monthly ADO’s for full time staff
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you'll be working
Dubbo Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website 
Western NSW Health Careers.

What you'll be doing
To work with the pharmacy team to provide the best possible pharmacy service, participate in training and acquire experience in all areas of the pharmacy department whilst completing an Intern Training Program (ITP).
To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria
  1. Successfully completed Bachelor or Master of Pharmacy and eligible to be enrolled in an Intern Training Program to qualify for registration in Australia after completion of mandatory and supervised training.
  2. Good knowledge of pharmacology and the ability to apply this knowledge to practical situations.
  3. Effective verbal and written communication skills including medication counselling to enable a patient to safely and effectively administer medicines.
  4. Demonstrated initiative, ability to problem solve and prioritise.
  5. Ability to work effectively as an individual or as a member of a team.
  6. Good understanding of the role of the Hospital Pharmacist in achieving good healthcare outcomes particularly in a rural setting.

Need more information?
  • Click here for the Position Description
  • Find out more about applying for this position
  • For role related queries or questions contact Ian Mawbey on or (02) 6809 8153. 

Targeted Role
This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap
Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply to this role. For more information please contact Ashleigh Knight or Katelyn Atkinson on (02) 6882 8100, or at the Dubbo Western NSW Area Office. Alternatively, applicants can visit our website

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases
If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

Merit Selection
NSW Health follows a merit-based recruitment and selection process per Policy Directive PD2017_040. To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please visit:

Working Visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

Talent Pool
If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list may be created from which these suitable candidates may be chosen and directly offered employment in other similar roles (permanent and temporary) in the near future.

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