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Dispensary and Manufacturing Manager (502063)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - NW Region
North West Regional Hospital

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Position details

Award/Classification:AH Professional Level 4 Yr 1
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: North West
Location:North West Regional Hospital

Hours/Period of Appointment

Permanent Day Worker, working 76 hours per fortnight.

Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant. 

Who are we?

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community.  We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a motivated and experienced registered Pharmacist to join our Hospital Pharmacy Department at the North West Regional Hospital in the role of Dispensary and Manufacturing Manager.

You will be responsible for managing a safe and efficient medication dispensing and manufacturing service to inpatients and outpatients of the North West Regional Hospital (NWRH).  As the successful applicant you will have an understanding of clinical pharmacy guidelines such as, the APAC Guidelines, Pharmaceutical Review and Medication Management Review programs and a working knowledge of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. 

As the Dispensary and Manufacturing Manager you will report to the Pharmacy Manager (North West), where you will provide supervision and leadership to the multidisciplinary team of pharmacists and support staff. In this role you will be expected to demonstrate autonomy in the daily functioning of the service and be expected to exercise initiative and professional judgment across all responsibilities.

Do you have?

  • Registered with the Pharmacy Board of Australia

  • Current Driver's Licence

  • Highly-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience in dispensing medications under the PBS and other mechanisms for subsidised access to pharmaceuticals

What can we offer?

  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Pharmacy Board of Australia.
  • The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:
  1. Conviction checks in the following areas: a) Crimes of Violence, b) Sex Related Offences, c) Serious Drug Offences, d) Crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable Requirements

  • Current Driver’s Licence.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Download File 502063 Dispensary and Manufacturing Manager HP04 (November 2015) HPRNL BUTI.pdf

Download File 502063 Dispensary and Manufacturing Manager HP04 (November 2015) HPRNL BUTI.doc
Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf
Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.


Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).pdf

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).docx


Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources and Organisational Development
Box 258

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

For more information

Kelly Beswick
Pharmacy Manager, North West
03 6493 6280

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