Pharmacy careers2018-01-04T11:41:53+10:00

Pharmacy careers

Are you interested in joining the Pharmacy Department in one of Australia’s leading teaching hospitals? The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital is part of Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS), the largest and most diverse health service in Queensland.

We have a range of employment opportunities for hospital pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and assistants in clinical or management roles. Opportunities are also available to work in an interdisciplinary team to support patient services and provide medication advice to our medical and nursing staff.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in a fresh new approach to contemporary pharmacy practice. We have a strong research culture that encourages and supports research at all levels.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary, generous superannuation and salary packaging
  • Research opportunities
  • Professional development and diverse career opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements, leave entitlements and paid study leave

Read the full list of benefits of working for MNHHS.

Career and professional development

What’s available?

  • Research opportunities
  • Training programs and events
  • Graduate support and mentoring
  • Interdisciplinary collaborations across MNHHS, local, national and international institutions
  • Strong partnerships with local universities (QUT, UQ)
  • Annual staff excellence awards
  • Fellowships
  • Funding to attend local, state, national and international conferences

Pharmacy residency program

Are you a recent pharmacy graduate looking for hospital-based training?

We have recently gained accreditation to provide a pharmacy residency program with the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia for newly registered pharmacists. There are 16 pharmacists enrolled in the 2 year residency program this year. Our next program starts in February 2018. Positions will be advertised on Smart Jobs.

Requirements to practice

Pharmacists must be registered with the Pharmacy Board of Australia to practice in Australia. Graduates of an approved program of study are required to complete a period of supervised practice to be eligible for general registration.

Pre-employment requirements

  • Mandatory vaccinations
  • Criminal history check
  • Other pre-employment checks including working with children

Find out more about pre-employment requirements.

Internationally qualified pharmacists

Pharmacists from countries other than Australia and New Zealand are required to pass the Australian Pharmacy Council examinations and complete a period of supervised practice in order to be eligible for general registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia.

How to apply

If you are applying for an advertised Pharmacy position, here are some tips for your job application.

Express your interest

Would you like to join our casual Pharmacy service pool or would you like to know more about our student placement opportunities? Get in touch by sending an email to


Contact us

Location: Level 1, Ned Hanlon Building
Open: Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.00pm
Phone: (07) 3646 5690