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 SDHB


Pharmacist

 Southland Hospital 

·      Permanent opportunity starting ASAP 

·      Full-time 1.0FTE (40 hours per week) 

Are you looking for a new opportunity? We are now seeking a highly motivated and experienced pharmacist to join our friendly team in Southland Hospital on a permanent, full-time basis, and if you're ready, you can start right away! 

About us 

We are a community-orientated hospital (not too big and not too small) providing a full range of secondary care services including general dispensary pharmacy, drug information and advice, education and counselling, and extemporaneous manufacture. In this environment you will be encouraged to have a go at everything, which will both challenge and extend your clinical experience and skills. We provide a wide range of clinical services encompassing both generalist and specialist skills so there is no better place to move your career forward. 

About you 

We are looking for someone who is a natural working with and as part of a team, someone who has excellent time management skills and a very high standard of ethical and professional practice. You will be a great communicator in both verbal and written language adapting to the needs of the audience. A calm, mature approach is also essential as is having the ability to adapt to an ever-changing health environment. 

Hospital pharmacy experience is preferred but not absolutely essential as we may be able to offer full orientation to hospital pharmacy practice for the right candidate. You must however be registered or eligible to register as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand under the provisions of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, with the right to work in New Zealand. 

Why Southland? 

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ and https://southlandnz.com/invercargill for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau. 

Do you have a passion for quality improvement, medication safety or clinical training/supervision? If you do, this is the position for you. We would also love to hear what skills, passions and interests you have that you could bring to our DHB so don't delay and apply today. 

Closing date: Friday, 29 November 2019. 

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. 

Children's Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to 'safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation. 

To apply 

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southernhealth.nz

 

 

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Pharmacy Aseptic Production Unit Team Leader

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora. 

Location: Wellington Hospital 

Contract: Permanent, Full Tim 

Salary: $80,292 - $110,519 

ABOUT THE ROLE  

We have a permanent, full-time position for a Pharmacy Aseptic Production Unit Team Leader.  This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiatic and motivated individual to lead a team of technicians and pharmacists in the Aspetic Production Unit.  The post-holder will be responsible for all activity of our aseptic service, providing a range of chemotherapy and other sterile items via our Aseptic Production Unit.  They will also have oversight and be responsible for the pharmacy clinical trials service. 

The post-holder will be a key member of the Pharmacy Leadership Team and will work closely with the Operations Team Leader, Clinical Team Leader, Principal Technician and the Pharmacy Service Manager to plan and achieve the service’s vision and goals.  

This position would be suitable for an enthusiastic pharmacist or pharmacy technician with previous experience of aseptic preparation, good manufacturing practice (GMP) and quality assurance (QA). 

There is also an operational component to this role – operational and team leader duties will be split approximately 50:50.  In the operational role you will clinical practice through alignment with recognised best practice and relevant policies, standards and practice guidelines. 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Previous experience of aseptic preparation, good manufacturing practice (GMP) and quality assurance (QA) is required

  • Significant pharmaceutical / compounding experience, especially with cytotoxic medicines is essential

  • Must be a Registered Pharmacist in NZ or a Qualified Pharmacy Technician, or capable of achieving same

  • Must be eligible to work in NZ.

 ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION 

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu. 

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.  

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community. 

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people. 

HOW TO APPLY 

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.  

Applications close on 1 December 2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and please indicate the vacancy number (AH173-19) and job title in the subject line. 

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai 

By joining together we will succeed

 

 

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HOSPITAL PHARMACIST 

Full Time, Permanent 

Hauora Tairāwhiti, Gisborne

 

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION

Gisborne Hospital is the base hospital for the wide geographical area, Tairawhiti, extending up the East Cape of New Zealand.  The region has a population of approximately 46,000 and is well known for its relaxed lifestyle and its beautiful rural and beach environments. 

Recognised as an ideal place to raise a family, Gisborne is a relaxed city offering access to outstanding leisure pursuits and a caring, safe community. The city has superb outdoor facilities, golden beaches, a warm climate and a vibrant local economy based on wineries, agriculture and tourism.  Local schools are excellent and real estate is affordably priced.  We work with one of New Zealand’s most culturally diverse populations – a strong cultural emphasis underpins all we do. 

We’re looking for a pharmacist who has the energy to make a positive difference with both patients and staff alike. In addition to enjoying a challenging case load and an exceptional quality of life, you can look forward to a culture where staff are valued and respected for their expertise.

ABOUT THE ROLE

At  Gisborne Hospital our pharmacists are responsible for a range of operational and clinical pharmacy services including (but not limited to) in-patient dispensing, chemotherapy clinical review and dispensing, medication reconciliation, provision of medicines information to patients and staff, participation in multidisciplinary meetings and ward rounds, weekend and on-call roster as well as helping in the training and development of trainees and other staff.

Maintaining and improving our clinical pharmacy services will be a major focus and you get to be involved in change implementation because we want our department to grow with you. Effective communication skills will be needed to ensure that continued excellent services are provided to the local community and surrounding areas. You will learn about Māori culture and embrace the wonders of Te Reo which is spoken by many in our community.

This role offers a unique opportunity to work with the multidisciplinary team focusing on medication safety to implement the Health Quality & Safety Commission initiative. We will provide you with exciting work experience and offer you a platform to gain valuable clinical pharmacy knowledge. We are also very supportive of any further training or education you wish to pursue. We reward past experience, qualifications and skills and will offer remuneration accordingly.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

•  Bachelor degree in Pharmacy recognised in New Zealand

•  New Zealand Registered pharmacist or eligible for registration with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand and hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate

•  Previous hospital pharmacy experience is desirable but not essential

To view the job description, please click here.

For further information, please contact Kate Mather on 021 817 508 or email kate.mather@tdh.org.nz 

Closing date: 22 November 2019

 

 

 

auckland new19 

Senior Clinical Pharmacist (Fixed Term), Renal and Surgical Services

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• New Zealand’s leading public hospital
• Senior speciality based role
• Full-time 13 months fixed term position


The Department of Pharmacy at ADHB is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and proactive pharmacist to join our pharmacy team, supporting our renal medicine and transplant services for a fixed term parental leave cover position starting in late Jan 2020.

About the position
Auckland City Hospital is a major dialysis and transplant centre in New Zealand and offers valuable experience for a pharmacist working closely with the multidisciplinary team. You will be responsible for the delivery, improvement and on-going development of pharmacy services primarily to the Renal Service. You will develop your operational and clinical leadership skills through the provision of teaching and training of pharmacists, interns and externs. There is the opportunity to further develop managerial skills by providing support to the Advanced Clinical Pharmacist – Surgery and Clinical Lead Pharmacist – Clinical Services.

Click here to view the position description

About us
Auckland District Health Board (Auckland DHB) is the largest teaching hospital in New Zealand offering a wide range of tertiary and quaternary clinical services to a large and diverse population. We have state of the art facilities and aspire to provide the highest standards of patient care and staff engagement. Here is what we can offer you:

• On the job training with continuous improvement and development opportunities including a well-established in-service training programme
• A great team environment and supportive work culture
• Excellent support from experienced practitioners, Peer reviews and professional supervision
• Subsidised gym membership, free gym classes run by 5Points Gym
• Discounts at a variety of businesses, free eye test 

About the department

Our Pharmacy department is an innovative and exciting place to work. We employ over 100 staff including those working within two retail pharmacies, Aseptic Production Unit and a flagship inpatient service. We serve over 1200 inpatient beds. Our guiding principle is to put the patient first in everything we do. Our award winning and growing clinical pharmacy service has over 40 pharmacists working across both secondary and tertiary level services. We have a robust service strategy which ensures that our staff are continuingly driving to work at the top of their scope and pushing the boundaries of clinical pharmacy practice. We are committed to do and be our best, to value and support all staff, to work together with trust respect and honesty, and display commitment and accountability to provide a high quality service to our patients.

About you

As the ideal person for this role, you will have the following skills and attributes:

• Relevant clinical pharmacy experience (at least three to five years hospital experience) with previous renal and surgical experience and a postgraduate clinical qualification is desirable
• The ability to lead and motivate staff, whilst showing drive, enthusiasm and initiative
• Excellent communication and organisational and interpersonal skills are essential
• Ability to develop close working relationships and work in a bicultural environment
• Pro-active and can-do approach with the ability to be flexible and work autonomously as well as in a team
• Either registered or be eligible for registration with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand and hold a current Annual Practising Certificate. For details visit www.pharmacycouncil.org.nz

For further information on this role please contact Kristen Greville, Associate Clinical Lead Pharmacist - Clinical Pharmacy Services kgreville@adhb.govt.nz or (09) 3072832 or 0210413017

To apply please click on the link https://careers.adhb.govt.nz/health-careers-job-search/details/ADHB5300 and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter. For help with your application please email, Sonu Anand, Recruitment Consultant on Sonua@adhb.govt.nz quoting ref # ADHB5300.

Closing date is 12 November 2019
Click here to view details about our recruitment process

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Children’s Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.
 

 

 

 BOP

 Pharmacist

Whakatane Hospital 

Bay of Plenty District Health Board
1.0FTE (80 hours per fortnight) 

Are you seeking a lifestyle with opportunity, sunshine, beautiful beaches and more space? 

Then this is the position for you!! 

The pharmacist role includes providing patient education, support at the transition of hospital to community, medication reconciliation, medication information and safety, teaching, rotational ward work and dispensary shifts where required. 

If you have a can do attitude, enjoy working with teams, opportunities to be involved in quality improvement projects and aspire to the CARE values we look forward to hearing from you! 

At BOPDHB, our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do.  We use values-based recruitment to help us recruit people who share our values, as we know this makes a positive difference to job satisfaction and the experience of our patients and their families/whānau.   For more information about our values and working at BOPDHB, please visit our website www.bopdhb.govt.nz 

All positions at the BOPDHB are subject to safety checks; in addition the candidate may be required to supply evidence of Transmissible Disease Immunity at their own cost. 

This is classified as a vulnerable persons' worker role, therefore subject to safety check requirements

Please email the People and Capability Recruitment Consultant yvonne.wild@bopdhb.govt.nz for a position description or to make an application. 


Applications close on the 17th November 2019

 

 

 

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Pharmacy Technician 

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

 Location: Wellington Hospital

 Contract: Permanent, Full Time

 Salary: $45,204 - $58,525

 ABOUT THE ROLE 

 We have an exciting opportunity for a pharmacy technician to help support our happy and motivated team at Wellington Hospital. 

 DUTIES 

  • Inpatient dispensing, 

  • Aseptic and non-aseptic compounding 

  • Ward pharmacy practice including involvement in patient medicine reconciliation service

  • Supporting the department in implementing programmes of work and achieving its goals.   

 SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

 All applicants must possess a New Zealand recognised pharmacy technician qualification but we may be prepared to employ a suitable trainee. You will be supported with in-house training and education and attendance at conferences and seminars relevant to the position.

 ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION 

 Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu. 

 The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. 

 Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

 CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

 CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

 HOW TO APPLY

 Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. 

Applications close on 17 November 2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and please indicate the vacancy number (AH167-19) and job title in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

 

 

 

 Pharmac 

Medical Writer/Funding Application Advisor  

Job Description / Details about position

 ·       Portion of relocation costs covered

 ·       Competitive package

 ·       Top quality training and development 

How do you get the best value for money from the national budget for pharmaceuticals? 

This, in a nutshell, is the critical question that PHARMAC seeks to address. The Funding Application Adviser works collaboratively with other staff and expert external clinical advisors to manage the clinical assessment of funding applications and support the team in undertaking rigorous clinical, economic and commercial analysis of funding proposals. It's all about making real improvements to the lives of New Zealanders and helping ensure health sector resources are used as effectively as possible. 

You will be an expert in written communication, likely with a background in health-related research or medical writing. Your strong literature-search and critical appraisal skills will serve you well in producing high-quality and objective content on pharmaceutical funding applications. Your talent in tailoring verbal and written communications on complex medical issues to a variety of audiences will be key. Your ability to work with ease with senior clinicians and senior stakeholders will also be essential to your success within this role. Coupled with this you will bring proven organisation and planning skills, be comfortable multi-tasking and dealing with ambiguity.   

The role has a level of autonomy and applicants will need to be self-driven to manage time-pressured work but also need to work as part of a team. You will be part of the Pharmaceutical Funding team and supported to learn and succeed in our fast paced and dynamic workplace.   

PHARMAC is the government agency responsible for ensuring New Zealanders have access to a wide range of funded medicines.  As an international leader in pharmaceutical management PHARMAC makes a vital contribution to New Zealand's health outcomes.  Our team combines experts in medicine, science, commerce, analysis, marketing and more. We're a small organisation (around 120 staff) where your expertise is respected. 

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for please apply now. For more information please contact Scott King, Senior Associate on +64 4 913 6949 or Scott@insiderecruitment.co.nz. 

How to apply 

To make an application, please apply here

Closing date: Friday, 15th November 2019

 

  

 

 

 Australia ACT

Pharmacist Level 3 - Specialist Pharmacist
 (Job Number:  01LR2)

 Description 

Job Title: Specialist Pharmacist
Classification: Pharmacist Level 3
Position Number: 19647, several
Annual Salary: $100,755 - $106,178 (up to $108,952 on achieving personal upgrade)
Branch: Medical Services
Section: Pharmacy Services
Vacancy Type: Permanent and temporary, full-time and part-time
Closing Date: 30 June 2020
Contact Officer: Hameda Lane (02) 5124 2121 hameda.lane@act.gov.au  

Canberra Health Services

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together

Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.

CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:

• The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
• University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
• Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
• Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
• A range of community-based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services.

Overview of the work area and position

The Office of the Executive Director of Medical Services (EDMS) includes the Physician Training Office, Medical Officer Support, Credentialing, Employment and Training Unit (MOSCETU), GP Liaison Unit (GPLU), Pathology, Pharmacy, Medical Imaging and Library Services.

The Canberra Health Services (CHS) Pharmacy Department have a dynamic, talented team of approximately 100 staff, including: pharmacists, technicians and administration staff. The department supports flexible working arrangements in accordance with the ACT Public Sector Health Professional Enterprise Agreement, supporting both full-time and part-time work to promote a positive work-life balance. Funding opportunities are accessible, through application, to support learning, development and the advancement of knowledge and skills to support practice and career progression.

The department provides a range of clinical services to inpatients and outpatients including a number of specialised services. Work is underway to plan a new Surgical Procedures, Interventional Radiology and Emergency Centre which will transform the acute services delivered at the Canberra Hospital in the near future. This new centre will deliver additional Emergency Department treatment spaces, theatres, additional intensive care unit (ICU) beds, as well as including new paediatric ICU beds.

As a highly skilled and experienced clinical pharmacist in a defined area of practice the pharmacist will work within a multidisciplinary team to deliver a safe, efficacious and patient centred service to patients. This will include working under the broad direction of the Lead Pharmacists and Deputy Directors of Pharmacy, and closely with a team of dedicated and skilled technicians and pharmacists to deliver the service. As the department redesigns the clinical pharmacy service to optimise patient care, opportunities are available across a range of clinical areas within medicine, surgery, women’s, youth and children, mental health, rehabilitation and aged care, and emergency and critical care, depending on the experience and expertise of the pharmacist. Pharmacists that are able to demonstrate skills and experience in a specific field to the level required will provide a clinical service to that specific clinical area and will be supported to advance their skills and expertise in that area.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: 

Mandatory:

• Be registered (or be eligible for registration) as a Pharmacist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
• Able to demonstrate practice at the Consolidation Level for Advanced Pharmacy Practice.

Highly Desirable:

• The Society of Hospital Pharmacist of Australia (SHPA) membership.
• Membership linked to area of specialty.
• Publication in peer reviewed journals.

Prior to commencement successful candidates may be required to:

• Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
• Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
• Comply with ACT Health credentialing for Allied Health professionals.
• Provide a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.

Note:

There are several temporary and permanent positions available within the Pharmacy. Full-time and part-time hours will be considered and the full-time salary noted above will be paid pro rata. Please submit your application at your earliest convenience. For an informal chat or for further information about the position please don’t hesitate to contact the Contact Officer.

Duties

• Under broad direction, and in conjunction with the Lead Pharmacist and Deputy Director of Pharmacy (Clinical), provide a highly specialised level of clinical pharmacy service for a defined area, and assume a clinical supervisory and training role for technicians and early career pharmacists (including interns and pharmacy students).

• Proactively develop own knowledge and expertise to serve the functions of the role and the environment keeping abreast of emerging trends in pharmacy services.

• Represent the pharmacy department through professional leadership to facilitate effective service provision and ensure safe and effective use of medicines.

• Develop and contribute to practice based research, medication safety initiatives, accreditation activities, publications, policy and procedure review, strategic planning and service review, and quality improvement projects relevant to the specialty area.

• Provide a range of pharmacy services on weekends, public holidays and after hours (on-call) as rostered.

• Undertaking other duties as directed, within the approved scope of clinical practice ensuring the delivery of high-quality person and family centred, safe and high-quality patient care.

Selection Criteria

These are the key criteria for how you will be assessed in conjunction with your resume and experience. Your statement of claims against the selection criteria should summarise how your skills and experiences would enable you to fulfil the responsibilities of the position. It is therefore in the interests of candidates to present their application in a way that demonstrates significant outcomes associated with each of the criteria, as well as the capabilities and behaviours that underpin them.

(Please note that it is not necessary to address the capabilities and behaviours individually).

1. Proven experience practicing at a specialist level in a defined area/areas, clearly articulated in the application for the position.

2. High level interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to consult, negotiate and liaise effectively with patients and with colleagues in the multidisciplinary setting. This includes building and maintaining effective working relationships, and the maintenance of a supportive work environment.

3. Proven experience in education, mentoring and training, clinical supervision and the ability to impart knowledge and skills to pharmacy staff and other healthcare professionals in their defined area of expertise.

4. Proven record of significant contribution to the development, evaluation and maintenance of improvement programs, policy and procedures, medication safety initiatives, research initiatives and accreditation activities.

5. Demonstrates a commitment to work, health and safety (WH&S) and the positive patient experience and displays behaviour consistent with Canberra Health Service’s values of Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind.

How to Apply

To complete your application, you must prepare responses to the Selection Criteria and upload this as part of your application along with a current curriculum vitae. For more information on how to apply go to http://www.health.act.gov.au/employment/how-apply. For further information about the position and a copy of the performance expectations and jobs demands checklist, please contact the Contact Officer above.