Job Vacancy:

Pharmacist – Aseptic Services (Grade 2)

Position: Full Time, Permanent
Job Code: 20712
Employer: Eastern Health
Salary: SX2 - SX5
Closing application date: 16/02/2020

Job Description

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

Eastern Health operates five pharmacy departments. Our enthusiastic team of pharmacists and technicians are dedicated to providing high quality, evidence-based care to our patients at the time they are most needed. Our pharmacy department strongly values professional development and education. We have an ongoing commitment to practice-based research and offer opportunities for involvement to all staff.

About the role:
An exciting opportunity exists at Box Hill Hospital for a passionate pharmacist with sound knowledge within aseptic services to join our dedicated team. The successful applicant will be based at Box Hill Hospital on a permanent, full time pharmacist position to deliver aseptic services (including laminar flow and chemotherapy) and provide support to Eastern Health Pharmacy Departments when necessary.

The position involves:

  • Participation in dispensing, supply, compounding and distribution of medication and pharmaceutical products within the aseptic production areas
  • Contribution to the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures for the aseptic preparations area
  • Contribution to the development, implementation and maintenance of adequate quality assurance and validation procedures on materials, equipment, facilities, techniques and products within the aseptic area
  • Identifying risks and actively work towards implementing risk reduction strategies in collaboration with the Senior Pharmacist Aseptic Services
  • Provide cover for the Day and Medical Unit Pharmacist as delegated by the Senior Pharmacist Aseptic once appropriate training has been provided
  • Provide cover for the Senior Pharmacist Aseptic once appropriate training has been provided
  • Supervision of provisionally registered intern pharmacists and students
  • Rotation to other Eastern Health sites as required by mutual agreement
  • Participation in weekend pharmacy services
  • Participation in activities deemed appropriate by the Associate Director of Pharmacy


The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Selection Criteria:

Please refer to Position Description

How to Apply

Via this website
Download this position description and apply directly: Further Information:
Contact: Anne Goulopoulos 03 9982 2494