Senior Pharmacy Technician – Outpatients

Alfred Health
Published
November 25, 2022
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
State or territory
Vic

Description

  • Senior Supervisory Pharmacy Technician - Outpatients
  • Annual Salary: $80,004.60 (Grade 4 TH14 + 17%)
  • Full-time- 80 hours per fortnight plus ADO
  • Permanent (or fixed-term) position available, Sponsorship is available
  • Location: The Alfred

THE DEPARTMENT

The Pharmacy services operate over 4 sites within Alfred Health and involve in training interns, undergraduate and overseas research students. Pharmacists are essential members of all clinical and operational teams and have a critical role in patient management. Their understanding of Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Medicine Management ensures Alfred Health patients receive the best pharmacy care possible. Further information is available at www.alfredpharmacy.org.au

THE POSITION

  • Manage the outpatient dispensary operations and completion of necessary duties in collaboration with Senior Pharmacist.
  • Optimise outpatient pharmacy dispensary services, and troubleshoot issues.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures adhering to good practise guidelines.
  • Ensure staff rotating in to the outpatient dispensaries receive a high standard of training and are assessed appropriately.
  • Be actively involved in appraisal and continuing professional development of self and others.
  • Develop, with other senior staff, the roles of the pharmacy technician in line with departmental requirements.
  • Collaborate with internal and external pharmacy service users when necessary.
  • Develop and contribute to performance management standards and review services and service delivery according to Alfred Health objectives.

SKILLS

  • Ability to initiate and implement change.
  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate staff.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to co-ordinate and collaborate with other health professionals and departments
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and implement solutions
  • Patient-centred approach to healthcare
  • A proven ability to manage staff, change and service development
  • Excellent communication and time management skills with the ability to prioritise, plan, organise and deliver to deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to liaise with individuals from other departments including medical, nursing and administrative staff

QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE

  • Must have satisfactorily completed (or be eligible to complete) the Pharmacy Technician Certificate IV qualification approved by the Pharmacy Board of Victoria, or equivalent qualifications.
  • Management qualifications desirable.
  • Knowledge of PBS claiming, HSD and Special Access schemes

BENEFITS

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

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter.

Applications close at end of Friday 23rd December 2022.

For a confidential discussion please contact Libby Dunkley, Lead Pharmacist – Pharmacy Operations - Tel: +61 3 9076 2061 or via Email: e.dunkley@alfred.org.au and Belinda Theobald, Deputy Director of Pharmacy – Operations via Email: b.theobald@alfred.org.au

Applications must be submitted electronically via the Alfred Health website - applications forwarded to the contact email address will not be considered.

To apply: https://www.livehire.com/job/alfredhealth/62125

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