Pharmacy Technician

Northern NSW Local Health District

Tweed Heads, NSW

Posted 12/4/2019

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (24 weeks)
Position Classification: Pharmacy Tech Gde 1
Remuneration: $57,391.21 - $61,535.75 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ139253
The Pharmacy Technician MUST have a Certificate III or higher in Community Pharmacy or Hospital Pharmacy to be considered for this position.
NNSWLHD embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.

Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably. For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.

Where you’ll be working

“A healthy community through quality care”

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville. Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between.
Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages.

What you'll be doing
Provide pharmacy support services related to the provision of medication to the Health Facility.
  • Pharmacy technician certificate III or higher; or experience and qualification that the employer deems to be equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in providing training to staff under your supervision
  • Knowledge, ability and experience performing routine pharmacy tasks using electronic systems such as Ipharmacy, eMEDS and Powerchart.
  • Demonstrated experience in dispensing prescriptions, customer service and assisting pharmacists with the dispensing of Schedule 8 medicines.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working both autonomously and as part of a larger team.
  • Participate in weekend/public holiday roster
  • Valid unrestricted drivers licence for use in NSW/Australia and willingness to travel in the course of employment.
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Applications Close: 15th December, 2019


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