Pharmacy Technician – Across Various Monash Health Sites

Monash Health
March 11, 2023
Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful

We’re looking for pharmacy technicians ready to join our high performing clinical and operational teams in a supportive environment.

As a Pharmacy Technician, you will work as part of our pharmacy team to provide pharmacy services across our network.  You will have the opportunity to rotate between different practice areas and sites, and we invite our staff to express their preferences for which sites and roles they would like to be rostered to (we are able to accommodate most staff preferences).

Professional development and research opportunities available. Monash Health Pharmacy Department facilitates the completion of certificate qualifications (i.e. Certificate III/IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support) through registered training organisations (RTOs) or other relevant providers.

About the Roles

As a Pharmacy Technician your responsibilities may include:

  • Inpatient medication supply – work closely with the clinical pharmacy teams to manage and distribute medicines from the pharmacy department to wards/clinical areas for inpatient use
  • Dispensary – assist with dispensing prescriptions, maintaining stock levels within the dispensary, interacting with patients and processing patient payments
  • Procurement – coordinate ordering, receipt, storage and quality management of medicines and supplies within the pharmacy department
  • Aseptic preparation and compounding – assist with compounding of products and quality assurance activities (after successful completion of appropriate training and credentialing)
  • Other specialised areas – PBS management, clinical trials, clinical support

Full time positions are an 8-hour shift per day between 8am and 8pm, Mondays to Fridays, plus some rostered overtime including weekends and public holidays.

Part time roles are an 8-hour shift per day between 8am and 8pm, with a minimum commitment of at least 2 weekdays per week, plus some rostered overtime including weekends and public holidays.

About You

You are an experienced community pharmacy technician looking for a new career path in hospital pharmacy, or an experienced hospital pharmacy technician who is excited to join our team at Monash Health.

You are also

  • Strong in written and verbal communication
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Able to perform community or hospital pharmacy technician duties with a high degree of autonomy and accountability
  • Committed to continued professional development and training

About Us

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria. More than 400 of us work in our Pharmacy Team, providing clinical, operational and quality pharmacy services to patients in our hospitals and community settings. We are a diverse group of professionals, focused on achieving the best outcomes and experiences for our community.

What we offer

All our full-time employees can elect to accrue a day off every four weeks.  In addition, you’ll have access to benefits including unique opportunities for education, career growth, support and mentorships, salary packaging options, a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Program, private health insurance benefits, employee imaging service, travel clinic, strong support from industry superannuation funds and a reward and recognition program.

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and are 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 and iCare values.

How to Apply

Grade 3 and Grade 4 (Team Leader) Pharmacy Technician vacancies become available from time to time. If you’re interested please apply, we would like to hear from you.

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

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

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 screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Sonali Ingham 0498 716 797

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