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 Hutt Valley DHB

Pharmacy Manager

Hutt Valley DHB serves a mainly urban population of around 148,000.  Hutt Hospital has approximately 300 beds and provides most secondary services, as well as being the centre for regional plastic, maxillofacial and burns services, the regional rheumatology and school dental services and the greater Wellington public health and breast screening services.

The Pharmacy Manager provides clinical leadership, support, training and mentoring for Pharmacy staff to ensure the delivery of a consistent and high quality clinical pharmacy services. 

The Pharmacy Manager provides overall leadership, strategy development, service planning and performance management for the Pharmacy Service for Hutt Valley Hospital and promotes the integration of medication related services across hospital-community care and between professional groups.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Promoting safe, optimal and cost-effective use of medicines
  • Ensure that systems and processes for the distribution of medicines within the hospital are efficient
  • Minimise clinical risk in relation to medicines
  • Promote the integration of medication services across hospital-community care and between professional groups.

The successful applicant will be a Registered Pharmacist with B Pharm or Dip Pharm and a minimum of five years experience working in a hospital Pharmacy.

 You will be able to demonstrate experience with:

  • Staff management
  •  Managing financial budgets (desirable)
  •  Communication and relationship skills
  •  Strategic management
  •  Decision making
  •  Health and safety

  Your values will be in line with the Hospital values of:

  • Always caring – respectful, kind and helpful
  • Can-do – positive, learning and growing and appreciative
  • In Partnership – welcoming, listens, communicates and involves
  • Being our Best – innovating, professional and safe

For more information please contact Jennifer Rutherford:

Please apply online:

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: 3 December 2017





Clinical Pharmacist and Senior Pharmacy Technician

Outstanding opportunity.  The Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) has vacancies for a Clinical Pharmacist and a Senior Pharmacy Technician.

The BHB is a government health authority operating the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, a 400-bed general hospital and the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute, an 82-bed psychiatric facility, as well as the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre, and various other community and outpatient services.

Key benefits/features: 

  • Base starting salary for a Clinical Pharmacist is US$113,667 (circa NZ$160,00o) 
  • 6% employment tax rate
  • 35-hour week
  • No registration exam
  • Registration and work permit arranged
  • Relocation grant
  • Initial housing assistance
  • Quick processing
  • Attractive location (lifestyle and professionally)

Bermuda comprises a series of small sub-tropical islands, with a population of just 65,000.  

The minimum requirement is two years’ experience as a Clinical Pharmacist in a hospital setting.  

A position is also available for an experienced and suitably trained Senior Pharmacy Technician.

Applications open until the positions are filled.  To apply please contact and forward CV to:


Nurses Society of New Zealand / NSNZ Recruitment

 +64 9 360 3990 or 0800Nurse1   

NSNZ Recruitment is the nursing and medical recruitment arm of the Nurses Society.  The Nurses Society is a not-for-profit body providing representation and other services to nurses.




 NZHPA logoNZHPA Hospital Pharmacy Association

 Hospital Pharmacy Clinical Guidelines Project Lead 

Position overview


A Project Lead is required to take forward the development of the clinical pharmacy guidelines project. The aim of this project is to develop a set of clinical pharmacy guidelines for ward based hospital pharmacy activity using an adapt and adopt strategy


This is a 4-6 month, part time position at 0.2FTE depending on the availability of the successful candidate.  The potential for a secondment can be explored.


Reporting to the steering group, you will be responsible for the planning and day to day running of the project.  You will be expected to identify and coordinate volunteers and perform critical appraisal of their review, ensuring adherence to previously agreed timeframes. Responsibilities also include project documentation, establishment of draft document and consistent liaison with steering group.


This position will suit a New Zealand registered pharmacist with at least five to ten years’ experience in hospital pharmacy, ideally with management experience.  The appointee will be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as an active part of a team. They will have excellent project management, communication, and data management and analysis skills, with a demonstrated attention to detail and understanding of the New Zealand healthcare environment. 


Further information can be obtained from: Annie Egan on email  tel: 0211716960


Closing date: 30th December 2017


How to apply 

Please submit your CV and covering letter to Annie Egan up to end of business on the closing date.