Hospital Pharmacy Technician | Epic Pharmacy, Port Macquarie Base Hospital

Key Points:
  • Full-time 12-month contract – 76 hours per fortnight.
  • Located on-site at Epic Pharmacy, Port Macquarie Base Hospital.
  • Develop your pharmacy career in a hospital environment.
  • Work for a growing company with opportunities to progress and great employee benefits.
  • Hospital experience is not required.

The opportunity:
We are looking for a full-time Pharmacy Technician to join our dynamic team at Epic Pharmacy Port Macquarie. Escape the city snarl and enjoy a sea-change lifestyle. You will always find a parking space and be able to enjoy the lovely beaches on weekends!

This is an exciting opportunity to further enhance your career in an ever-evolving multidisciplinary team environment and make a real difference in the lives of our patients. We are a forward-thinking team, seizing opportunities for change, growth and improvement in patient outcomes. Gain the chance to further diversify your career in pharmacy and be exposed to a variety of multidisciplinary services including hospital and compounding.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Dispense and supply medications for hospital inpatients and discharge
  • Rotation to imprest and pharmacy inventory management
  • Undertake delivery and collection of medications to hospital wards  
  • Complete data entry of patient specific information into database
  • Assist with patient account enquiries
  • Liaise with hospital staff and associated employees

About You:
We are looking for a candidate who has high attention to detail and effective communication skills. You will be a dependable team player and have the ability to provide quality customer service to patients, carers, and hospital staff.

Experience dispensing medication in an Australian community or hospital pharmacy is desired. Previous experience in hospital pharmacy is not mandatory, as training will be provided to help set you up for success.

About the hospital:
This is an exciting opportunity for a pharmacist to join our dynamic team at Port Macquarie Base Hospital Pharmacy! You will be working within a NSW Health Public Hospital in the beautiful Hastings Macleay region, and will provide pharmacy services to Port Macquarie Base Hospital, Kempsey District Hospital, and Wauchope Hospital.

Port Macquarie Base Hospital is the primary location for this role. Port Macquarie Base Hospital is a 228 bed level five facility with a 24-hour Emergency Department and a range of specialist serviced including intensive care, cardiology, geriatric, rheumatology, stroke, respiratory, oncology, renal dialysis, general medicine, orthopaedic, urology, vascular, general surgery, mental health, paediatrics and obstetrics.

About Epic Pharmacy:
Epic Pharmacy is one of Australia’s leading pharmacy providers. Underpinned by clinical excellence and a commitment to customer care, Epic Pharmacy delivers innovative medication management solutions and pharmacy services for public and private hospitals and our Icon Cancer Centres across Australia.

We’re a proud part of Icon Group, Australia’s largest provider of end-to-end cancer care.

Put simply, At Icon. You Can.

At Icon Group we have many opportunities for growth and development. Read Megan's inspiring story (using the link below) to discover how she made the exciting career transition from community pharmacy into a Hospital Dispensary Technician role with Icon Group.

Here are just a few of the amazing benefits available at Icon Group:  
  • Dedicated career-enhancing and industry-recognised pharmacy training courses
  • Competitive remuneration and structured professional development through our National Career Pathway
  • Valued rewards and recognition program 
  • Incredible discounts and cashback on hundreds of brands through our internal Ignite app 
  • Flexible work arrangements (where applicable), including hybrid work environment, compressed work weeks, varying start-finish times and so much more! 
  • Access to novated lease options via our partner RemServ
  • Access to paid parental leave for permanent employees
  • Resources and tools to help support and balance psychological and physical health  
  • Exciting international opportunities as part of Icon’s expansion 
  • Opportunity to apply for our internal Middleton Scholarship program, which is focused on empowering continued professional development 

Excited to join us?  
At Icon Group, we are so proud of our passionate, dedicated people and the amazing work they do. Apply Now to join us and help change lives. Because you belong with a team that genuinely cares.  

Icon Group celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all employees. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds.  

COVID-19 health requirement 
Icon is committed to managing the risk of transmission of specified vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) including COVID-19. Certain roles may require the successful candidate to show evidence that they have been vaccinated against or are not susceptible to specified VPDs.

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