Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 55957

Pharmacy Technician Grade 3

Searching for a Pharmacy Technician Grade 3

Fixed Term – Full time position (Maternity cover until February 2022) – Based in The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Varied role working through dispensary and the manufacture of aseptic products

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.

Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first – leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your new team

You will work closely with a team of highly specialised pharmacists and technicians to deliver patient focused services to RMH patients. Your strong commitment to team work, flexibility and organisation skills will enable you to operate across the various technical roles at RMH. Your commitment to further education and research will be supported.

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

Deliver high quality products for patient care

Assist team leaders to manage and coordinate the team to achieve patient focused KPIs

Supervise training of pharmacists, technicians, interns and students

Maintain and update standard operating procedures

Contribute to stock control and claiming for medicines

Contribute after hours and weekend services

Produce aseptic and cytotoxic products for RMH patients

Your Contribution

Certificate IV in Health (Hospital Pharmacy Technician) or equivalent qualification

Ability to work in a team

Highly developed computer skills

Sound written oral & written communication skills

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

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