Position Details
Reference Number 32540
Position Title Pharmacy Technician: Grade 2 (HiTH/Sterile)
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Hospital Pharmacy Technician: Grade 2 - HiTH and Sterile Manufacturing


  • Full-Time, Ongoing role
  • Unique contribution: assist in fast transition of patients to HiTH care and manufacture specialised products in a paediatric setting 
  • Parkville location
  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 5000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:


The successful applicant will become a part of the pharmacy team, and the wider hospital team, providing specialised care to paediatric patients. Involvement in all tasks performed by hospital pharmacy technicians is likely. A majority of the role is expected to be associated with the aseptic manufacture of sterile specialised products, including Infusors for home treatment of Hospital in The Home (HiTH) patients. Liaison and close cooperation with relevant pharmacy and other staff will be necessary, to plan and facilitate processes for HiTH and other patients.


Participation in all pharmacy technician work and contribution to pharmacy patient services is expected, including weekend and overtime allocation.


To be successful in this role you will have:


  • Broad experience as a hospital pharmacy technician. 
  • A Certificate III in Health, or equivalent, or higher qualification. 
  • Experience in sterile and aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing, preferably with a certificate. 
  • Enthusiasm and dedication, with an adaptable approach to providing best-outcome patient care. 



If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!



Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Antun Bogovic
Contact Number 93455490
Alternate Contact Person Brian Lilley
Alternate Contact Number 93455493
Closing Date 25/10/2018
Position Description PD_Technician(Sterile-HiTH)Grade2 - 2018.pdf