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A hospital pharmacist prepares and dispenses pharmaceuticals, drugs and medicines in a hospital pharmacy. Registration or licensing is required in Australia. Hospital pharmacist is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Hospital Pharmacist Occupation Lists
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The job of hospital pharmacist in Australia is to ensure safe and quality use of medicines, and optimise health outcomes by contributing to selecting, prescribing, monitoring and evaluating medicine therapy, and researching, testing and developing pharmaceuticals and medical products.
Occupations in the hospital pharmacist unit group (Group 2515) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and a one year traineeship (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing as a hospital pharmacist is required in Australia.
Occupations within the Hospital Pharmacist Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same hospital pharmacist unit group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Hospital Pharmacist in Australia is $ 64,450 for male employees and $ 68,718 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 40.2 Females: 34.9 Persons: 36.8
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2515) Pharmacists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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Licensing and/or Professional Associations
In many occupations you must be registered with or obtain a license from a local authority in the state or territory where you want to practise your occupation. Contact the local authority in your relevant state or territory to enquire about the licensing or registration requirements. It may benefit to become a member of a relevant industry association for your occupation which could help with your employment and visa application prospects.
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