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WAIKATO DHB

Pharmacist – Integration Improvement and Liaison

 

Waikato District Health Board Pharmacy Team

80 hours per fortnight

Job number: WAI06871

Interested in helping to improve patient care at the primary-secondary interface? This may be the role for you!

You will help resolve individual patient and prescription queries from community pharmacies as well as help to improve organisational level systems and processes related to medicines at transitions of care. There is the opportunity to work with a range of services in the hospital as well as liaise with Midland Community Pharmacy Group, community pharmacies and general practice. 

A role full of variety, there will be opportunity to be involved in pilot projects for improved transitions of care or service delivery, orientation of prescribers new to Waikato Hospital and answering medicine information queries from community pharmacies. You will help to keep community pharmacies informed about relevant hospital or medicine related developments. 

There may also be involvement with undertaking medicine reconciliation at discharge, relevant medication safety initiatives and prescriber education to improve standards of prescribing.

Join our pharmacy team at Waikato Hospital, one of the largest tertiary teaching hospitals in New Zealand and put your communication, leadership, problem solving, writing, clinical, project, technology and relationship building skills to good use by taking on this interesting and varied role. Excellent communication skills, ability to work both independently and as an integral team member, flexibility, and confidence interacting with a range of health professionals are all desirable attributes.

Community and hospital pharmacy experience is desirable. Further learning is encouraged and supported. 

This is a full time permanent position with occasional Saturday and Public Holiday dispensary roster involvement, plus inclusion in the on-call team if required.

For further information about this role, please call Julie Vickers, Quality and Safe Use of Medicines Team Leader, on 021 549 485 or Jan Goddard, Pharmacy Services Manager, on 021 359 581.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.waikatodhb.health.nz/jobs.

Closing date: 11 October 2018

Position description

Please apply on the WaikatoDHB website

 

 

BERMUDA

Clinical Pharmacists   

Outstanding opportunity.  The Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) has two vacancies for Clinical Pharmacists

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$170,00o)

  • 6% employment tax rate

  • 35-hour week

  • Registration and work permit arranged

  • Relocation grant (US$3000)

  • Relatively quick processing time

  • 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’ FTE experience as a Clinical Pharmacist in a hospital setting.   

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 

mailto:jane@nursessociety.org.nz 

  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.

 

 

 Whanganui logo Jan14

CLINICAL PHARMACIST 

 Whanganui Hospital Pharmacy Department

40 Hours/weeks 

Are you looking to join a highly regarded forward thinking pharmacy department, where pharmacists are valued to provide a high standard of clinical pharmacy services for their patients? 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic clinical pharmacist to join our friendly team. You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical areas, including the emergency department and mental health, providing clinical pharmacy services and participating in quality activities and projects.  Whanganui hospital has ward pharmacy technicians providing medicines reconciliation which allows pharmacists more time to provide clinical services.  You will also be responsible for providing medication education to clinical staff, patients and whanau.

The successful applicant will: 

  • be able to demonstrate entry level clinical skills and knowledge or above. 
  • have well-developed time management and problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritise tasks
  • have a high degree of accuracy
  • be an effective team player
  • have excellent communication and organisational skills
  • be computer literate
  • be registered or be eligible for registration with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand and hold a current Annual Practising Certificate

The pharmacy department actively encourages all staff to be working at the top of their scope and is committed to providing support for on-going professional development and participation in weekly pharmacist continuing education sessions.

Whanganui proudly offers a rich arts scene, world class sports training facilities and a wealth of outdoor adventure pursuits from mountain to sea.  With a relaxed lifestyle, affordable housing and an easy commute to work what are you waiting for?  Come join us!

To obtain a position description, application form or additional information about the role, please contact our Human Resources Department on (06) 3483418, email Jobs@wdhb.org.nz or visit our website http://www.wdhb.org.nz/

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, completed WDHB application form and be forwarded to the above email address or the postal address on the application form.

Vacancy number: 08-CLPH-5665

Applications close: 26 September 2018

 


 

 

 HBDHB new

Senior Pharmacist (Aseptic Services and Clinical Pharmacy)

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Full time, Permanent

80 hours per fortnight

Our DHB is large enough to provide variety and depth of work experience, with good support and supervision, yet small enough to be a friendly team with good social interaction.

Due to growth in service requirements we are seeking a Senior Pharmacist (Aseptic Services and Clinical Pharmacy) to join our team in the Hawke's Bay Hospital Pharmacy Department.

This role offers experience in aseptic compounding and clinical pharmacy services at ward level.

This will provide opportunity for you to develop (or maintain) your aseptic compounding skills while consolidating your clinical knowledge and skills within a supportive and stimulating environment.

You will be responsible for:

  • The delivery of pharmaceutical care to inpatients, including medicine reconciliation, providing clinically relevant advice, and planning a smooth transition home
  • The aseptic compounding of pharmaceuticals (predominantly chemotherapy and biotherapeutic agents, with some parenteral nutrition, eye drops and ad-hoc items)
  • The improvement and development of pharmacy services to named ward(s)
  • The development of protocols and guidelines to facilitate the quality use of medicines
  • Providing support to your Team Leader, through the provision of professional and clinical leadership and training to intern pharmacists and undergraduates

The Pharmacy Service is committed to continuing professional development and the provision of opportunities for further study.

The position is advertised as a split role in clinical pharmacy and aseptic compounding, however, for the right candidate, this balance can be negotiated and job-sharing may be considered.

Hawke's Bay is recognised as the Art Deco centre of the world, renowned for its sun-drenched climate, fine wines, food and music, and offers a lifestyle second to none.

So if you are a Pharmacist who offers high quality Tauwhiro - Care and He kauanuanu - Respect to the colleagues, patients and the community then we want to hear from you!

For further information on this position please get in touch with either: Jason Gray, Aseptic Services Pharmacist, ph 06 878 8109, ext 2494, or email jason.gray@hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz

Daniel Bernal, Acting Pharmacy Manager, ph 06 878 8109 ext 2565, or email daniel.bernal@hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz

 Closing date: 30 September 2018

 HBDHB new

Pharmacy Technician - Aseptic Services

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.
Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Full time, permanent
80 hours per fortnight

Our District Health Board is large enough to provide variety and depth of work experience, with good support and supervision, yet small enough to be a friendly team with good social interaction.

Due to growth in service requirements we are seeking a motivated Pharmacy Technician (Aseptic Services and General Pharmacy) to join our team in the Hawke's Bay Hospital Pharmacy Department.

Ideally you'll have significant past experience as a pharmacy technician, however, less-experienced candidates may be considered and are encouraged to apply.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Providing technician support to the pharmacy service, including but not limited to
  • Ordering and receipting of medicines
  • Dispensing medicines to hospital inpatients
  • Maintaining medicine supply to ward imprests
  • Planning and preparation of products within the Sterile Production Unit alongside the Aseptic Services team

The Department is committed to continuing professional development and the provision of opportunities for further study.

The position is advertised as a split role as across general pharmacy technician duties and in aseptic compounding, however, for the right candidate, this balance can be negotiated and job-sharing may be considered.

Hawke's Bay is recognised as the Art Deco centre of the world, renowned for its sun-drenched climate, fine wines, food and music, and offers a lifestyle second to none.

So if you are a Pharmacy Technician who offers high quality Tauwhiro - Care and He kauanuanu - Respect to the colleagues, patients and the community then we want to hear from you!

For further information on this position please get in touch with either:

Jason Gray, Aseptic Services Pharmacist, ph 06 878 8109, ext 2494, or email jason.gray@hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz

Daniel Bernal, Acting Pharmacy Manager, ph 06 878 8109 ext 2565, or email daniel.bernal@hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz

Closing date: 30 September 2018