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Pharmacy Assistant

Carpenter's Assistants
Permanent Part Time
15 days ago

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals - Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) - are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

Assist in inventory control including: ordering, invoicing, receiving and distributing stock in the Pharmacy.
Perform stock control duties to the wards and other departments including: monitoring ward imprest stock levels, generating requisitions, assembling stock for issue and organising delivery.
Monitor drug expiry dates including checking current stock both in the Pharmacy and in the wards and other areas.
Repackage various dose forms for inpatient and outpatient use.
Assist in the preparation of extemporaneous compounds in accordance with standard formulations.
Involvement in vaccine preparation as needed in accordance with the relevant procedures and processes required for specialised storage, distribution/handing and administration of vaccines.
Assist in the dispensing process including: data entry of prescription details and packing and labelling products under pharmacist supervision.
Ability to work with and without direct supervision as appropriate to the task.
Ability to perform defined duties as directed by a pharmacist.

Job ad reference number: RD370997 Close date: Monday, 10th May 2021

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here:

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Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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