Job Vacancy:

Pharmacy Technician – Aseptic Services Support

Position: Full Time, Permanent
Job Code: 20877
Employer: Eastern Health
Salary: Grade 3 (TH10)
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.

About the role
Applications are now open for a suitably qualified applicant, looking for full-time work to join the supportive Pharmacy team at Eastern Health and work within the dynamic, specialised area of Pharmacy Aseptic Services. The Box Hill Hospital Pharmacy Aseptic Services Support Technician works under the supervision of the Box Hill Hospital Senior Aseptic Services Pharmacist and is responsible for assisting in the provision and review of pharmacy aseptic services. The position will assist with dispensing of prescriptions, order entry, PBS claiming and preparation of compounded pharmaceuticals and participate in pharmacy inventory management, distribution, imprest and other support services, as required.


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:

To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • Completed a Certificate 3 in Health (Hospital Pharmacy Technician)
  • Completed a Certificate 4 in Health (Hospital Pharmacy Technician) OR equivalent qualification awarded by a registered training organisation or as approved by the Pharmacy Board of Australia (e.g. Peter MacCallum chemotherapy preparation course)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Pharmacy Technician
  • The ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • An interest in aseptic manufacturing
  • Aseptic manufacturing skills including in the Laminar Air Flow (LAF) and Cytotoxic (Downflow) setting

Other skills that are desirable, but not essential, include:

  • Experience in supervision, training, mentoring of other Pharmacy Technicians
  • Experience with Merlin software for dispensing and stock management

How to Apply

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