Aseptic Pharmacist - Grade 2

Job posted: 08/03/2023
Applications close: 31/03/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 29589

Reference: 29589

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Aseptic Pharmacist- Grade 2

  • Box Hill Hospital
  • Permanent, Full Time with monthly day off
  • Generous salary + super + salary packaging

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

Eastern Health operates five pharmacy departments. Our enthusiastic team of pharmacists and technicians are dedicated to providing high quality, evidence-based care to our patients at the time they are most needed. Our pharmacy department strongly values professional development and education. We have an ongoing commitment to practice-based research and offer opportunities for involvement to all staff.

An exciting opportunity exists at Box Hill Hospital for a passionate pharmacist with sound knowledge within aseptic services to join our dedicated team. The successful applicant will be based at Box Hill Hospital on a permanent, full time pharmacist position to deliver aseptic services (including laminar flow and chemotherapy) and provide support to Eastern Health Pharmacy Departments when necessary.

The position involves:

  • Participation in dispensing, supply, compounding and distribution of medication and pharmaceutical products within the aseptic production areas
  • Contribution to the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures for the aseptic preparations area
  • Contribution to the development, implementation and maintenance of adequate quality assurance and validation procedures on materials, equipment, facilities, techniques and      products within the aseptic area
  • Identifying risks and actively work towards implementing risk reduction strategies in collaboration with the Senior Pharmacist Aseptic Services
  • Provide cover for the Day and Medical Unit Pharmacist as delegated by the Senior Pharmacist Aseptic once appropriate training has been provided
  • Provide cover for the Senior Pharmacist Aseptic once appropriate training has been provided
  • Supervision of provisionally registered intern pharmacists and students
  • Rotation to other Eastern Health sites as required by mutual agreement
  • Participation in weekend pharmacy services
  • Participation in activities deemed appropriate by the Associate Director of Pharmacy

 Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals
  • Applications will be screened upon receipt

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Aseptic Pharmacist - Grade 2

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Galahad Gu - (03) 9982 2494
Kayin Chan - (03) 9871 3520

Aseptic Pharmacist - Grade 2