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Pharmacist-in-Charge/Partnership Opportunity - Bourke

  • : NSW RURAL DOCTORS NETWORK
  • : 14-Aug-2018
  • : Bourke NSW 2840

Pharmacist-in-Charge/Partnership Opportunity in Bourke NSW

The Towers Drug Co Bourke Pharmacy is looking for a friendly, well-organised and enthusiastic Pharmacist to direct dispensary operations and help develop professional services. 

  • Comfortable hours and workload in a generous and recently renovated premises with excellent staff and work systems in a position directly supported by 2 dispensary technicians and the resident owner-pharmacist
  • Professionally satisfying work culture with zero pressure on standards from discounters and corporates – “pharmacy as it is meant to be practised”
  • Excellent pay with a good range of spouse/ partner employment options, relaxed rural lifestyle, excellent local services including childcare and schooling
  • Opportunity to fast-track into a partnership or outright ownership in an established, good sized, iconic growing pharmacy business with growth prospects
  • Flexible work arrangements may be negotiated e.g. 6 weeks on/2 weeks off

About the role

  • This position would best suit a pharmacist with at least 2 years post-registration experience looking to fast-track their career and/or ownership ambitions
  • We will also consider more recently registered applicants and credible international candidates.
  • Bourke is a pleasant, well-serviced one-pharmacy town currently experiencing good economic growth. It is the key service centre for remote NW NSW and 3.5 hours drive from Dubbo Airport where there are direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Personally well-organised and committed to excellence in pharmacy practice
  • Very good communication, counselling and customer service skills
  • The ability to plan ahead, implement efficient systems that ensure good outcomes and lead a small friendly work team
  • Although the workload is not onerous, we expect the successful applicant to work hard at developing their own professional skills, new professional services and improving existing ones
  • Post-basic qualifications/ credentials – especially HMR accreditation – are a definite advantage

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Direct dispensary operations to maximise patient satisfaction and lead the delivery of patient focused care, including medication counselling, DAAs, Clinical Interventions, MedsChecks and other PPIs
  • Work closely with other local health providers to improve local health service delivery
  • Directly supervise 2 dispensary technicians and other staff as necessary 
  • Conduct HMRs
  • Other general pharmacist duties

What's on offer
$100-120K package, depending on experience, consisting of:

  • Base Salary $85-90K plus Employer’s Compulsory Superannuation
  • Rent-free 3BR house in a quiet semi-rural location (value ~$12K p.a.)
  • Negotiated share of weekend work (3-hour Saturday shifts only) at double time

PLUS (in addition to base package)

  • Generous relocation allowance
  • Above-Award Annual- and Study-Leave provision
  • HMR income
  • The opportunity to acquire an ownership share in the business.
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Pharmacist-in-Charge/Partnership Opportunity - Bourke
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