Undergraduate Pharmacy Student

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Work type: Casual
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Pharmacy

We have an exciting opportunity for Undergraduate Pharmacy Students to join our Clinical Services team to work in a Pharmacy Technician capacity on a casual basis.

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. Our South Brisbane campus contains the Mater Public Hospital, Mater Private Hospital, Mater Children’s Private and Mater Mother’s Public and Private Hospital.   

Mater Pharmacy is dedicated to providing exceptional care and service to all our customers and we strive to maintain the highest level of professionalism at all times. In addition to clinical pharmacy services, Mater Pharmacy also provide traditional community pharmacy medicines and retail products to patients, visitors and staff. This position represents a fantastic opportunity to experience hospital pharmacy practice, contribute to a strong, unified Clinical Services team and make a positive contribution to the health and wellbeing of this community.

About the role

You will work closely with hospital pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to deliver a safe, effective and high-quality level of pharmacy service to optimise outcomes for all patients and customers of Mater.

In our central dispensary you will be responsible for delivering a consistently high level of pharmacy service to all clinical areas, which will include:

  • Assembling and delivering dispensed medications
  • Monitoring and maintaining appropriate stock levels in the pharmacy and in clinical area imprest sites across the Mater campus
  • cold chain management of refrigerated and frozen medications
  • Answering phone calls from both internal and external customers and patients
  • Providing responsive customer-focused service

There may also be the opportunity to undertake training in our production services team who manufacture sterile, non-sterile and cytotoxic medications.

Pharmacy students work various evening, weekend and public holiday shifts in our central dispensary as well as having the opportunity for some additional weekday shifts during university breaks.

This role will be based predominantly at our South Brisbane campus with the opportunity to also work at Mater Springfield from time to time.

Salary range from $27.35 per hour (Operational Officer Level 2) plus casual loading and superannuation

About you

To be considered for this role you must:

  • Be studying Bachelor of Pharmacy in 2023
  • Have a professional attitude, effective communication skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Be willing to work evenings (from 5.00pm) on weeknights
  • Be willing to work full days (between 7.00am – 6.00pm) on weekends and public holidays
  • Be willing to work in a roster with other Pharmacy Students
  • Have the flexibility to work all shifts, including evenings, weekends, public holidays
  • The ability to work shifts at Mater South Brisbane and Mater Springfield is highly desirable

Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increase your take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via salary packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development via Mater Education
  • Flexible working arrangements, including work from home options where suitable
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation/Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 3rd of October 2023. Please note, we may contact applications prior to the closing date, please do not hesitate to APPLY NOW!

For further information, please contact Pharmacy Administration on 07 3163 8220.

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered.

It is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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