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Senior Pharmacy Technician - Workforce and Development

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:a month ago
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  • Job no: 31414
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Pharmacy

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

Senior Pharmacy Technician - Workforce and Development

Full-Time - 80 hours per fortnight plus ADO

 

THE DEPARTMENT

The Pharmacy Department works closely with patients, their family and other health services to provide high level pharmaceutical care. Our departments' priorities are to provide information on medication safety, cost-effective use of medication for patients and deliver specialised pharmacy expertise at important points of a patient's recovery or treatment process. The Pharmacy Department at Alfred Health is a dynamic and innovative service at the forefront of clinical practice. 

 

THE ROLE

The Alfred 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. 

 

Our pharmacy technicians engage in core activities including dispensing, aseptic manufacturing, clinical trials, procurement and ward-based services. They are also trained to perform extended scope of practice roles such as tech-check-tech (medication accuracy checking) credentialing.

 

This position is suited to a pharmacy technician who can apply a high standard of education and training methods to ensure pharmacy technicians have the necessary skills, knowledge and capability to undertake both core and extended roles. It is also suited to an enthusiastic and innovative pharmacy technician who can create and maintain new programs that will further support the development of other pharmacy technicians and pharmacy staff.

 

In addition to this you will be expected to participate in an operational workload (e.g., ward-based, dispensary etc). You will also be supported to conduct practice-based research projects within the workforce and development team.

 

YOUR SKILLS

As the successful candidate you will demonstrate the following:

• At least three years full time Hospital Pharmacy Experience

• Experience in a Senior Pharmacy Technician role

• Certificate IV in Hospital Health Services Pharmacy Support or equivalent overseas qualification.

• Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent overseas qualification.

• Experience delivering and assessing training of pharmacy technicians

• Problem-solving and initiative

• Excellent communication, time management skills with the ability to prioritise, plan and organise your work and deliver to deadlines

• Experience designing training or education programs (desirable)

• Project management experience (desirable)

• Experience assessing Vocational Education and Training (VET) candidates against performance and knowledge criteria (desirable)

• Proficiency using iPharmacy dispensing software (desirable)

 

 

Benefits & Assistance Offered
Staff benefits include salary packaging, accrued day off, on site car parking, discounted private health insurance, access to gym and library facilities. Close to public transport and shops.

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

 

Applications close on Friday 15th January 2021 at midnight

All internal applications must be made via the careers page in eHub using your Alfred email address.

For a confidential discussion please contact Steven Walker, Lead Pharmacist - Workforce and Development 

Telephone 03 9076 2061 or email st.walker@alfred.org.au

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

 

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

 

 

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Published on 18 Dec 2020, 2:36 AM