Pharmacy Technician | Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
  • Permanent  Par-time Position 

Chris O’Brien Lifehouse aims to achieve lasting change in the way we treat and prevent cancer in Australia, by bringing together all of the elements of cancer research, treatment, care, education and emotional support within the one centre of excellence.

Lifehouse will provide integrated cancer treatment in a manner, which supports nurtures and empowers patients, their families and carers through mutually beneficial partnerships.  We will ensure that treatment and care decisions include a patient’s wants, needs and preferences, enabling participation in their own care.

Role Purpose

To assist with the procurement, storage, compounding, dispensing, distribution and accountability of all medicines within Lifehouse, including chemotherapy and investigational medicines, to applicable professional and industry standards.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Assist with the procurement, storage, distribution and dispensing of all medicines and consumables including those used in the preparation of chemotherapy.
  2. Assist in the management, receival, storage, distribution and dispensing of all medicines used in clinical trials, Special Access Scheme, and various other industry-sponsored access programs
  3. Undertake and deliver appropriate training to increase the competency of oneself and that of others, particularly in pharmacy-related skills.
  4. Manage the procurement and supply of medicines to wards and departments including management of automated medicine dispensing units
  5. Selection Criteria


  • Previous pharmacy experience or a strong science-based background.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with all members of the health care team, patients and carers, contractors and vendors.
  • An appreciation of the principles of medication safety.


  • Experience in hospital pharmacy practice.
  • Recognised qualifications relevant to performance as a pharmacy technician.
  • Experience with dispensing investigational medicines.
  • Previous experience in an oncology-related environment.
  • An understanding of the delivery of cancer care.

Applicants must have rights to work in Australia sponsorship is not available!

No applications will be accepted from agents so please do not apply

Applications close 3rd December 2021

So if you really want to make your mark with this terrific career opportunity, apply today by sending your cover letter and resume to

This is a Category A position. To be employed by Chris O’Brien Lifehouse you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy. Information regarding this Policy is available on our careers website:

Lifehouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all our current open positions. If you require assistance, please let us know at the time of your application.

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