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Pharmacist - Thames Hospital 

 Job Number: THA00159  

Where you’ll be working: Thames Hospital

The details: Permanent, 80 hours per fortnight

 

About the role:

We are seeking a qualified and experienced NZ registered pharmacist to provide clinical pharmacy services to Thames Hospital and assistance with the oversight and further development of rural pharmacy services within Waikato DHB. The position will be based at Thames Hospital; a 54 bed secondary care hospital with an emergency department, inpatient medicine, low acuity surgery, and rehabilitation services. It is a rural hospital, with specialty services provided by our base hospital Waikato. There is 24 hour laboratory and radiology support on site, including CT.

 

Thames is only 1.5 hours’ drive from the main centres of Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga. It is the gateway to the Coromandel Peninsula, well known for its beaches and hills covered with sub-tropical rainforest. Thames has excellent schools, pre-schools, and a friendly community atmosphere.

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated pharmacist able to work independently but who will participate as part of the wider clinical pharmacy team. The pharmacist will be encouraged to work closely with Thames and other rural hospital staff as part of the multidisciplinary team approach.

 

Required skills & experience:

We are looking for someone with hospital experience, including clinical work, and/or post-graduate qualifications in clinical pharmacy is desirable. Further learning is encouraged and supported!

 

Waikato District Health Board

The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. You can read about our vision, strategy and values here.

 

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we service. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values, to apply, and would like to encourage applicants who have a Māori world view.

 

Your application:

Please apply online via the WaikatoDHB website with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how your skills and experience suit the position: https://tas-adhbrac.taleo.net/careersection/.wai_ext/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=THA00159

 

 

For any questions relating to the role please contact Grant Macdonald 021 2435399 or email Grant.Macdonald@WaikatoDHB.Health.NZ

 

Application closing date: 31 January 2021

 

Position description

 

Values

Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

  • Give and earn respect - Whakamana
  • Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
  • Fair play – Mauri Pai
  • Growing the good – Whakapakari
  • Stronger together – Kotahitanga
 
 
 

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COMPOUNDING PHARMACISTS AND TECHNICIANS WANTED

An opportunity exists for NZ registered pharmacists and technicians to join the ranks of the country’s finest compounders! OPTIMUS HEALTHCARE LTD is a compounding only pharmacy serving the compounding needs of NZ pharmacies, medical practitioners, and veterinarians. Located in Penrose, Auckland, our small but dedicated team is totally committed to preparing individualised medicines to the quality standards audited by Medsafe.

Due to rapid growth we have job vacancies suited especially to recently registered pharmacists and level 5 certified technicians. We offer both full and part time positions where comprehensive training will be provided. Applicants should have a primary interest in the art and science of compounding. They should also have the ability to work in a laboratory environment and able to perform in an accurate and precise manner. Planning and organisational skills are a must, as is the ability to work individually and in a time efficient manner. Successful candidates will be responsible to the General Manager and will become members of a friendly, efficient, close-knit team. Good work ethic and a sense of humour are a must.

A current APC is a prerequisite for pharmacists and a National Certificate Level 5 for technicians. Salary, terms and conditions of employment are negotiable, but is expected to be commensurate with industry norm.

CV and initial contact by email to:  ivanw@tcp.co.nz 

 Closing date: 15 March 2021

 

 

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Pharmacist - Quality and Safe Use of Medicines

 

Where you’ll be working: Pharmacy Service, Waikato Hospital

The details: Permanent, fulltime 80 hours per fortnight

 If you are passionate about medicine safety and improving the use of medicines, come join the pharmacy team at Waikato Hospital. This is an opportunity to have a dedicated role while being involved in a variety of activities.

 As part of our “Quality and Safe Use of Medicines” team, you will be involved with a range of work. The role includes medicine guideline review and development, prescriber education, involvement with smart pump medication profile reviews and a range of medication safety initiatives. 

This is a great role for a pharmacist who enjoys variety in their day to day work, liaising and communicating with other health professionals and who likes to operate with a high level of professionalism. Excellent communication, writing and organisational skills are required. Prior experience in medicine safety projects, guideline development and project management would be advantageous.

 This is a full time permanent position for a NZ registered pharmacist. Relevant postgraduate qualifications and clinical experience are preferred but are not essential. As part of the wider pharmacy team, there may be occasional involvement in the Saturday and Public Holiday dispensary service rosters, plus inclusion in the on-call team, only if required.

 For queries about this role, please call Julie Vickers, Team Leader, Quality and Safe Use of Medicines, Pharmacy Services, on 021 549485.

Waikato District Health Board

The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to one of the most diverse and geographically widespread regions in the country. You can read about our vision, strategy and values here.

Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is a Level-1 trauma centre and one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology. We also run a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we service. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values, to apply, and would like to encourage applicants who have a Māori world view.

Why Waikato:

The Waikato region itself offers a unique variety of urban, coastal and rural lifestyle options. Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here

Your application:

Please apply online directly through the Waikato DHB website here; applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the application process, please contact Taylor Spence in the Recruitment Team at taylor.spence@waikatodhb.health.nz

Closing date: 24 January 2021

Position description

Values

Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

·       Give and earn respect - Whakamana

·       Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo

·       Fair play – Mauri Pai

·       Growing the good – Whakapakari

·       Stronger together – Kotahitanga

 

 

  

medwise

Exciting job opportunity in the Bay of Plenty: Clinical Pharmacist

 Medwise is an innovative clinical pharmacy service, providing a range of medicines optimisation services in the Bay of Plenty since 2008. We are unique in the wide range of settings across which we provide clinical pharmacy services:

·       General practice

·       Patient home visits

·       Aged Residential Care facilities

·       Hospice

·       Hospital inreach for our care transition service

·       Health provider and patient education

 

We are expanding the general practice aspect of our service, so we have a part-time position available for 16-20 hours a week (worked over at least 3 days). We would love to hear from you if you are a NZ registered pharmacist with a strong clinical background in primary or secondary care, good interpersonal and communication skills, and work well both independently and as part of a team. General practice experience would be an advantage but is not a prerequisite.

For more information or to apply, please call Pauline McQuoid 021 864 996 or Carolyn Woolerton 021 864 556 before 31st January 2021.