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  • Anticoagulation Stewardship Pharmacy Technician Box Hill VIC
  • Eastern Health in Box Hill VIC, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Anticoagulation Stewardship Pharmacy Technician
• Part Time (3 days/week) Grade 3 Pharmacy Technician
• Work as part of a 2-year pilot, multidisciplinary Anticoagulation Stewardship Service at Eastern Health
• Work across Eastern Health campuses

Are you looking to live and work in a world city like Melbourne?
Are you a qualified & passionate pharmacist looking for a new challenge?
Come join us at Eastern Health!

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 is currently looking for a passionate and experienced Pharmacy Technician to join our Pharmacy Department to be part of the... Anticoagulation Stewardship Program. Eastern Health operates five pharmacy departments, located across the eastern region of Melbourne. Our pharmacy department strongly values professional development and clinical education. We have an ongoing commitment to practice-based research and offer opportunities for involvement to all staff.

This position is a member of the Eastern Health Anticoagulation Stewardship Team and responsible for supporting the Anticoagulation Stewardship Lead Pharmacist at Eastern Health to monitor anticoagulant prescriptions, develop policies and procedures, in addition to education and training packages. The role will report to and support the Anticoagulation Stewardship Lead Pharmacist to provide governance to ensure anticoagulant prescribing practices are consistent with current evidence for safe, quality medication use and to participate in driving improvements in quality and safety of anticoagulant use.

About you

To be successful in the role you will possess:
• Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support awarded by a registered training organisation or equivalent qualification (as approved by the Pharmacy Board of Australia or equivalent body) or suitably qualified graduate in a science discipline
• Experience with Stewardship Service, particularly Anticoagulation Stewardship Service is highly desirable
• Active participation in the affairs of relevant professional associations which may include membership of Special Interest Group, Specialty Practice Leadership Committee or similar relevant to portfolio is highly desirable
• Demonstrated interpersonal and problem solving skills,
• Able to work within a multi-disciplinary team
• High level communication, both written and verbal, demonstrated high level of inter personal skills with consumers, their families and all health care professionals
• Demonstrated meticulous attention to details
• Demonstrated ability to plan, organise and prioritise workload
• Demonstrated ability to contribute to reports
• Proficient computer and data management skills (i.e. intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and inventory control or dispensing software)
• Continued demonstrated awareness in changes and trends to practice
• Commitment to ongoing professional development
• Current drivers licence

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

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 position number 31653
• 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 peoples, 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 manager listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day
• *Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date
Box Hill VIC Australia

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