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Ward-based Pharmacy Technician

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions2 Positions
  • Applications Close AtClosed 11 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 34766
  • Category: 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.

  • Multiple positions available, including Permanent Full-time, Part time and Fixed-term contracts
  • Classification code – Pharmacy Technician Grade III (TH10) + 10% Seniors Allowance   
  • Alfred Health incorporating The Alfred, Caulfield Hospital and Sandringham Hospital
  • Staff benefits

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 teams and have a critical role in patient management. Technicians support pharmacists in their roles to ensure Alfred Health patients receive the best pharmacy care possible.The service has 3 key priorities:

  • Medication Safety
  • Cost effective use of medicines
  • Delivery of specialist pharmacy expertise at critical points in the patient care pathway
  • Services have been aligned with the Alfred Health clinical programme structure

The Role

The Alfred Health Senior Pharmacy Technician is an industry-leading role that offers technicians an opportunity to practice at an advanced level. The role has several key rotations to support the ongoing needs of the Pharmacy Department:  

  • Aseptic services
  • Procurement and Distribution services
  • Inpatient services (including the Tech-Check-Tech program)
  • Ward Based and Medication Management services

Each rotation will provide its own orientation, training and key responsibilities. Please refer to the Position Description for more information. 


  • Certificate IV in Health (Hospital Pharmacy Technician) or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three years full-time experience as a qualified Pharmacy Technician.
  • Experience supervising or training staff desirable.
  • Experience of data collection for audit or research purposes desirable.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Demonstrated teamwork, initiative and innovation.


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

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Belinda Theobald on 9076 2061.

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

Applications close on Sunday 12 September 2021. 


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

  • Closed 11 days ago - 12 Sep 2021