Senior Pharmacy Technician (Aseptic Services and ICU Medication Management)

Alfred Health
April 23, 2021
55 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


  • Senior Pharmacy Technician Aseptics Services
  • Full time, 80 hours per fortnight including an ADO
  • Permanent ongoing
  • Classification - Grade IV (TH14+17%)
  • Alfred location
  • Great benefits

The Pharmacy services operate across all Alfred Health sites and are well recognised nationally and internationally for high quality, innovative, patient-focused services, education and training programmes as well as significant research output.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated senior pharmacy technician to lead our Aseptic Services, alongside our senior pharmacist.

Our Senior Pharmacy technicians are key members of our service as they are responsible for the coordination of safe, efficient supply and distribution of medication to patients and services across Alfred Health.

As a Senior Pharmacy Technician Aseptics Services, you will:

  • In co-ordination with the Senior Aseptic Services Pharmacist, to manage the aseptic manufacturing service operations.
  • To troubleshoot problems and optimise pharmacy services.
  • To develop and implement policies and procedures.
  • To ensure appropriate training is delivered and be actively involved in appraisal and continuing professional development of self and others, in line with governance and compliance standards.
  • To develop, with other senior staff, the roles of pharmacy technician in line with departmental requirements.
  • To liaise with internal and external pharmacy service users to optimise pharmacy services.
  • To represent the department at meetings where required.
  • To develop and contribute to performance management standards and review services and service delivery according to Alfred Health objectives.
  • Coordinate staffing resources to ensure smooth workflow across the provision of your service.
  • Creating and monitoring Key Performance Indicators.
  • Service improvement and process redesign initiatives.
  • Contribute to improving medication management on a larger scale through contributing to research projects and service & process improvement work as required
  • Work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams and the operational services to achieve the best medication management outcomes for our patients.

As Alfred Health is an academic health centre, you may also assist in demonstrating our services and our facilities to local and international visitors as well as other pharmacy staff.

To succeed in this role you must demonstrate:

  • Certificate IV Hospital Services Pharmacy Technicians Course OR Equivalent recognised Pharmacy Technician qualification
  • Minimum 3 years hospital pharmacy experience
  • Excellent knowledge, judgment and reasoning
  • Experience leading a team
  • Proficient skills with Microsoft Office – particular in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills with the ability to prioritise, plan and organise work and deliver to deadlines.
  • Problem solving and risk assessment abilities and the ability to use initiative
  • Ability to plan and implement project or improvement initiatives.
  • Commitment to developing your knowledge through education and continued learning

Working at Alfred Health, benefits include:

  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Onsite gym
  • Car parking
  • Child Care

For a confidential discussion please contact Belinda Theobald, Deputy Director of Pharmacy at (03) 9076 2061

Applications must be submitted electronically to be considered. Applications close at 11pm on 9th May 2021

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