Position Details
Reference Number 40548
Position Title Pharmacy Technician
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Pharmacy
Location Monash Medical Centre Clayton
Position Summary

Join our highly skilled Pharmacy team supporting service delivery to Victoria’s largest health network.

  • Be supported in opportunities to work in a variety of pharmacy technician roles
  • Develop your career in a friendly, supportive environment
  • Great opportunity for community pharmacy technicians looking for a change in career to join a dynamic workplace
  • 1 Full time permanent positions

About Us

Monash Health provides integrated health care services available to over 1.3 million people, representing 32% of the population of greater Melbourne.

Our Pharmacy team provides a critical service that actively supports our goal of delivering outstanding patient experience in every case.

About the Role

As part of the team, you’ll be primarily responsible for providing pharmacy technician services safely and professionally at Monash Medical Centre. You may have the opportunity to work at our other campuses.

Specifically, your accountabilities will include:

  • Pharmaceutical ward supply – work closely with the clinical pharmacy teams to manage and distribute appropriate levels of medicines, fluids and other products supplied by the pharmacy department
  • Dispensary – assist with dispensing prescriptions, maintain stock levels within the dispensary, interact with patients, patient invoice management
  • Aseptic Preparation Suite – prepare sterile pharmaceutical products and assist with cleaning and quality assurance activities(after successful completion of appropriate training and competency assessment)

About You

To take your application forward, you’ll need to demonstrate that you meet the following essential criteria:

  • Proven ability to perform pharmacy technician duties to a high standard
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Certificate III or IV in Hospital Health Services Pharmacy Support or equivalent. Experienced community pharmacy technicians without an appropriate qualification will be supported by Monash Health to complete the Certificate IV qualification.
  • Working With Children Check (current or application in progress)
  • Availability to work weekends and public holidays, with significant notice provided.

In addition, the ability to satisfy the following desirable attributes will be highly regarded:

  • Membership of Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia
  • Previous experience working in a hospital pharmacy
  • Understanding of and proficiency in Merlin pharmacy dispensing program
  • Aseptic and cytotoxic manufacturing experience

What’s on offer at Monash Health?

  • Opportunity to develop and extend your skills across a varied customer base
  • Salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • Organisational commitment to your health and wellbeing, including on-site fitness centre, confidential coaching and support service and smoke free workplace

How to Apply

Click Apply Now or contact Gail Price on 9594 2360 for a confidential discussion.

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Contact Person
Pam Tizzano PA 9594 2360
Gail Price Senior Pharmacist 9594 2360
Advertising Closing 11/12/2019
Position Documents
Pharmacy Technician Pharmacy Technician Grade 1 October 2019.pdf
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