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Senior Supervisory Pharmacy Technician - Outpatient Services

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:a month ago
  • Job no: 65969
  • 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.


  • Senior Supervisory Pharmacy Technician - Outpatients
  • Annual Salary: $81,604.70 (Grade 4 TH14 + 17%)
  • Full-time- 80 hours per fortnight plus ADO
  • Permanent position; Sponsorship is available
  • Location - The Alfred



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



  • 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.



  • 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



  • Must have satisfactorily completed (or be eligible to complete) Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support, or equivalent qualifications.
  • Management experience essential
  • Management qualifications desirable
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a qualified Pharmacy Technician
  • Knowledge of PBS claiming, HSD and Special Access schemes



  • 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: 11pm Sunday, 1st October 2023.

For a confidential discussion please contact Libby Dunkley, Lead Pharmacist – Pharmacy Operations - Tel: +61 3 9076 2061 or via Email: [email protected] and Belinda Theobald, Deputy Director of Pharmacy – Operations via Email: [email protected]

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 


  • Published on 29 Aug 2023, 5:52 AM