The Emergency Locum Service (ELS) provides support to community pharmacies in rural and remote regions of Australia via direct access to pharmacist locums in emergency situations, aiming to place a locum within 24 hours for a maximum of 7 days.
Raven's Recruitment was appointed to operate the ELS from the 1st July 2021 and has over 34 years experience helping Community Pharmacy Owners find locum talent in the fastest possible manner.
Pharmacy Programs Administrator (PPA) are the agency responsible for administering, processing and paying claims for the Community Pharmacy Programs funded under 7CPA. PPA is a division of Australian Healthcare Associates (AHA) who has over 25 years experience and is Australia's largest health and human services consulting firm.
We now announce Raven’s Recruitment has been invited to extend the appointment to operate the 7CPA ELS Program funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care (DoHAC) under the 7th Community Pharmacy Agreement.
Heidi Dariz, GM of Raven's Recruitment, said “The ELS provides important support to pharmacies in rural and remote Australia in circumstances where a Pharmacist experiences a personal emergency and is unable to work. We are proud to offer our continued support to the 7CPA ELS Program and are pleased to accept the invitation to extend our appointment as service provider.We are gratified to have earned the trust and regard of the PPA as administrator of this program and look forward to helping community pharmacies when an emergency situation occurs.”