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Pharmacist

Pharmacist

Mount Isa

Full Time

Closes Tuesday, 18 October 2022

Gidgee Healing (‘Gidgee’) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, with our strategic direction determined by a Board of Directors comprising Aboriginal people from across the region, as well as two skills-based Directors. Gidgee’s organisational mission and vision statements demonstrate a commitment to providing holistic and culturally appropriate health services, underpinned by a philosophy of community participation, and a with a strong focus on care coordination.

Gidgee is the only Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service representing the health needs of the Aboriginal people residing in the Mt Isa, North West and Lower Gulf regions of Queensland, with the primary aim of supporting Aboriginal communities’ own solutions to living long healthy lives; strengthening our culture; and regaining our spirit. Gidgee's service footprint is now the largest single Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service provider land area in Queensland, spanning approximately 640,000 km2 and including some 11,000 Indigenous persons. Our service area comprises 20 Native Title group land areas; 12 Local Governments Areas; the two Queensland State seats of Mount Isa and Gregory; and two House of Representative Divisions, Kennedy and Maranoa. It also includes two Hospital and Health Service regions (Central West and North West) and shares its boundary with the Western Queensland Primary Health Network (WQPHN).

 

Co-ordinate and lead the development and implementation of strategies for improving Medication Safety and optimising Quality Use of Medicines across the Gidgee Healing (GH) footprint. To enable Gidgee to meet its business objectives in line with the Action Plan and policies and procedures

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (or equivalent);
  • Current AHPRA registration;
  • Accreditation with AACP (HMR/RMMR Provider);
  • Demonstrated experience in Residential Medication Management Reviews;
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence (QLD) – essential;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as required, including the requirement to travel, work and stay overnight for up to several days at a time in remote areas;
  • Willingness to travel by road and small planes.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity click APPLY! Applications are to be submitted by COB 18th October 2022 

For further information on this role please contact Jacquita Chong - Human Resources Officer on 1800 GIDGEE, or email HR@gidgeehealing.com

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