BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Medication Safety Consultant in Melbourne, Australia

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Project manage the implementation of Guardrails™ (and related) solutions into customer sites in a timely manner that ensures complete customer satisfaction and to maximize the revenue potential. This will involve consultation with and co-ordination of internal and external staff.

  • Provide expert consultation services to customers in relation to development of medication safety solutions and analysis of medication safety data. This includes customer report generation.

  • Co-ordinate and perform customer education activities in relation to the implementation and support of the Guardrails™ solution.

  • Actively work with local Sales Associates, Clinical Nurse Educators and external customers to support the sale and promotion of Guardrails™ in the region. This will include, but is not limited to, customer presentations and reports, development of product information for tenders, development of marketing and support material and execution of education activities.

  • Manage your time effectively to ensure all products and services offered are supported in each account in line with priority projects and Medication Safety Team directives.

  • Execution of additional “billable” services (Med. Safety audits, ongoing Guardrails™ data set development and CQI analysis).

  • Trade conference and exhibition attendance / co-ordination.

  • Continuously evaluate product, services and competition.


  • Effective communication skills and ability to interface with different nationalities and backgrounds

  • Minimum 5 years clinical experience as a Registered Nurse or pharmacist in an acute care facility.

  • Thorough and recent knowledge of hospital medication processes and the issues associated with medication safety.

  • Experience in extended hospital roles such as management, education, research or risk management.

  • Flexibility to travel extensively within Australia and New Zealand, with frequent need to stay away from home, to travel outside Australia if required and to work/travel on weekends at times

  • Current driver’s licence

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication and presentation skills

  • Strong PC skills with experience in the use of databases and query tools basic research and reporting tasks

  • Analytical, problem solving skills and project management experience.

  • Experience in managing and building cross border and cross functional teams

  • Evidence of effective documentation, planning, prioritisation and organising skills

  • Commercially aware of medication safety initiatives within the health care industry

  • Ability to think in a creative and “lateral” manner

  • High attention to detail.

Primary Work Location

AUS Melbourne

Additional Locations

AUS Brisbane, AUS Sydney - North Ryde

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.