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Pharmacy Store and Inventory Supervisor

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:11 days ago
Job no: 69811
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.

  • Ongoing
  • Full Time (80 hours per fortnight, with ADO)
  • Managers and Administrative Worker Grade 2 Level 1 (HS2)
  • Alfred Health location
  • Great staff benefits! Attractive remuneration on offer and various staff benefits

The Department

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.

The Pharmacy Department also plays a pivotal role in managing the electronic medication management system within our comprehensive electronic medical record (Cerner), with an advanced level of integration linking this to the Pharmacy Dispensing (i.Pharmacy) and Automated Medication Storage systems (Omnicell). This is complemented by a strong clinical presence and a Centre for Medicine Use and Safety program to achieve a considered, safe and financially responsible approach to medication management within Alfred Heath.

The Pharmaceutical Management team is responsible for the procurement, distribution and governance of medicine supply across Alfred Health. This is managed through a unique, proactive and co-ordinated approach; utilising close working relationships with external suppliers (Symbion, Baxter) to deliver medications to both Pharmacy and Pharmacy related medication imprest areas across the organisation.

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The Role

The Pharmacy Store and Inventory Supervisor will manage the daily functions of the Pharmacy Store, including the receiving of pharmaceutical products, general supplies and services in accordance with established procedures and policies. In association with the Pharmacy Distribution and Procurement Team, the position holder will be responsible for stock management, staff management, record keeping and quality improvement projects in the Pharmacy Store.

To succeed in this role, you will demonstrate:

  • A patient-centred approach to care
  • Excellent knowledge, judgement and reasoning
  • Excellent communication, leadership and management skills with the ability to prioritise, plan and organise your work and deliver to deadlines
  • Problem solving and risk assessment abilities and the ability to use initiative

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Have, or working towards, a Certificate III or IV in a relevant course such as Hospital Pharmacy Technician or Logistics
  • Hospital experience desirable
  • Project management skills desirable
  • Intermediate computer skills essential

Staff Benefits

  • Onsite gym 
  • Childcare
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Salary packaging

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter. Please also include a link to your professional practice portfolio in your application.

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

For a confidential discussion, please contact Diane Walters, Associate Director of Pharmacy on [email protected] or +61 3 9076 2061.

Applications close 11pm AEST, Tuesday 9th July 2024.

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 11 Jun 2024, 4:18 AM