Position Details
Reference Number 33119
Position Title Pharmacy Technician Grade 2
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Pharmacy Technician: Grade 2 – Oncology Services

  • Part-time ongoing role
  • Hub of medical precint and leading children's hospital
  • Fabulous employee benefits including salary packaging and onsite parking

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:


An experienced and reliable pharmacy technician is required to work full days on Thursdays and Fridays, within the RCH Children’s Cancer Centre pharmacy department. The successful applicant will become a part of the oncology pharmacy team, and will need to liaise and cooperate closely with other staff.


An additional day per week will be available for up to 2 years initially, then to be further negotiated. This will be worked in the general, non-oncology pharmacy area.


Primary duties will involve assistance with dispensing, both sterile and non-sterile manufacturing, maintaining appropriate records and completing daily distribution tasks.


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


Major focus on Children’s Cancer Centre Pharmacy duties. Additional general tasks, including impresting.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Broad experience as a hospital pharmacy technician. 
  • Specific experience within the oncology specialty. 
  • Experience and/or certification in sterile manufacturing. While not mandatory, this will be highly regarded, as will certification in cytotoxic product preparation. 
  • A nationally recognised pharmacy technician qualification, such as a Certificate 3 or 4 in Hospital/Health Services-Pharmacy Support. This is highly desirable.
  • Enthusiasm and dedication, with an adaptable approach to providing best-outcome patient care. 
  • Proven reliability, accuracy and attention to detail. 
  • An independent approach.

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 29/03/2019
Position Description Pharmacy Technician Position Description 2019.pdf