First listed on: 16 March 2020

Deputy Director of Pharmacy - Workforce and Culture 


Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Ongoing role
  • Full time (80 hours with ADO)
  • SZ5 Classification

Alfred Health is a major teaching hospital network in Melbourne with a reputation for excellent clinical services and patient care, and a strong focus on research and education.

The Department

The Pharmacy services operate over 4 sites within Alfred Health and incorporate extensive clinical, education and research programmes involving training interns, undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacists and overseas research students. Services have been aligned with the Alfred Health clinical programme structure. Pharmacists are essential members of all clinical teams and have a critical role in patient management.

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding senior pharmacy leader to join one of Australia’s most innovative hospital pharmacy teams.

The Alfred Health Pharmacy Department provides the full range of contemporary services to manage and support medication usage across all the Alfred Health campuses. These include dedicated comprehensive clinical pharmacy services, medication use and safety services, clinical trial and research programs, and a range of innovative educational programs across all level of practice.

The position of Deputy Director of Pharmacy People and Culture, in association with the Director, and Associate Director of Pharmacy, will lead and co-ordinate delivering a capable, competent and engaged workforce able and willing to deliver safe, high quality person centred service within Alfred Health pharmacy services.

The responsibilities of the position includes workforce management and capability building whilst promoting a safety and wellness culture through fostering improvement and innovation across all pharmacy teams.


  • Experience in leading and coaching highly effective teams is essential.
  • Strong demonstrable communication,
  • Problem solving and relationship building skills
  • Registered pharmacist in Victoria
  • A relevant post graduate qualification is required.


  • Discounted health insurance
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Onsite gym and childcare

For more information:

Professor Michael Dooley, Director of Pharmacy 03 9076 2408

Applications close:

3rd April 2020

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.




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