newPharmacy Production Assistant – Sterile & Non

Date Posted: 4 days ago
Salary: $26.58 - $30.24 an hour
South Brisbane QLD

Job Description

Job no: 494631
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Pharmacy technician, Pharmacy

About the role

Mater Pharmacy has an exciting opportunity for a Production Assistant to join the team at South Brisbane on a part-time or full-time, 6 month fixed-term contract.

Mater Health Services, South East Queensland comprises a unique collection of two public and four private hospitals caring for over 500,000 patients each year. Mater Pharmacy services all inpatient areas, so this represents a fantastic opportunity to make a positive contribution to the health and wellbeing of this community and to contribute to a strong, unified, inter-professional Clinical Services team at Mater.

Mater Pharmacy, Production Services are responsible for the timely manufacture and delivery of a diverse range of high quality, specialised sterile (including cytotoxic) and non-sterile pharmaceutical products for Mater Health Services and other Queensland institutions, utilising purpose-built on-site manufacturing facilities.

Salary range: $26.58-30.24 (Operational Officer Level 2-3) plus superannuation and access to salary packaging

What you’ll be doing

In this role you will be:

  • Preparing and manufacturing sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical products
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of the Code of Good Manufacturing Practice and compliance with established policy and procedures for maintaining a safe, secure and efficient production service.
  • Maintaining required aseptic production competencies by successfully performing annual aseptic technique validation and completion of Chemo Check
  • Participating in quality improvement activities to improve product quality to all clients
  • Performing other duties as directed by the Team Leader Production Services

Mater Pharmacy is dedicated to the exceptional care and service of all our customers. We provide a comprehensive pharmacy service and strive to maintain the highest level of professionalism in all our services. In addition to clinical pharmacy services, we provide traditional community pharmacy medicines and retail products to patients, visitors and staff.

About you

To be successful in this role, applicants must have:

  • Professional, hardworking attitude and willing to work cooperatively and effectively with all team members
  • A professional attitude, effective communication skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical compounding and working in clean room environment will be highly regarded

Why join us?

In return for your skills, effort and enthusiastic commitment you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education and Research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community.

Mater provides benefits not offered in other workplaces. In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 21 September 2021.

For further information specific to the role, please contact Administration Officer - Mater Pharmacy on 07 3163 8220.

Advertised: 06 Sep 2021 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 21 Sep 2021 E. Australia Standard Time

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