Hospital Pharmacy Technician Grade 3

Melbourne Health
May 20, 2023
Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
Job Type
Position description
State or territory


Hospital Pharmacy Technician Grade 3

  • Full Time, Part Time and Casual (weekday and weekend) opportunities
  • Offering opportunities for study, certification and upskilling
  • Central CBD location, salary packaging, great team!

Are you an experienced hospital pharmacy technician? Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to practice in expanded roles? We are looking for team members who are passionate about pharmacy and healthcare to join our dynamic and innovative pharmacy team. Pharmacy at The Royal Melbourne Hospital plays a key role in the safe and efficient delivery of medications across our 600-bed hospital service. We are looking for motivated individuals who are excited to learn and develop their skills in hospital pharmacy. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to provide high-quality pharmaceutical care to our patients. Your new team:

  • We are expanding our pharmacy services into existing and new exciting areas for our rotating Grade 3 technician workforce including:
    • Technician-led dispensary services
      • Technician checking program
      • Renal
      • TB
    • Outpatient clinic services
      • IBD
      • Haem/BMT
      • Day infusion centre
    • Technician-led aseptic services
    • Procurement and management of medication inventory
    • Digital Health
  • We are a dynamic and supportive pharmacy team working together to deliver safe, high-quality patient care and medicines management.
  • We enjoy a collaborative working environment and you will work as part of the operational team to support the provision of medications.
  • We will provide full training and support you to develop your skills in hospital operational pharmacy.

Your new role:

  • Engage and work with the team to provide high-quality operational pharmacy services.
  • Provide high-quality technician services to inpatient and outpatient areas.
  • Work in partnership with the Pharmacy Operations team (Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists).
  • Participate in day-to-day pharmacy technician operations across inpatients, outpatients, aseptics, and inventory and procurement.
  • Maintain a customer focus for all services within the scope of the position.

About you:

  • You have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • You show a high attention to detail.
  • You demonstrate well-developed verbal & written communication skills.
  • You hold current working rights in Australia or are a Citizen/Permanent Resident.
  • Past experience in community or hospital pharmacy is ideal.

Benefit of working with The Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including onsite staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging (up to $12,000 tax free per year), onsite car parking, close to public transport and Melbourne CBD.

The RMH stands in solidarity with First Nations 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. Interested? Apply today! Recruitment is ongoing with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applicants are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date. If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us via the details below. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

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