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  capital and coast

Clinical Pharmacist (Rotational)


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has the equivalent of around 4,300 full time staff, making us a major employer 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. We also operate Te Korowai-Whāriki, a large mental health campus based at Porirua. 

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 

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events set in a beautiful natural harbour.  With easy access to vineyards in the Wairarapa and beaches on the Kapiti Coast, there’s plenty of opportunity for adventure or simply to relax and unwind. 


This role will support service development initiatives around quality medication management through systems that minimise risk. The role will also support the clinical pharmacy team with the delivery of clinical pharmacy services across C&C DHB hospitals and assist and support staff training as appropriate.  

Although the role has no direct reports it is expected that the person supervises the activities of interns / trainees and other staff. 


  • Bachelor degree in Pharmacy (recognised in NZ) or equivalent
  • NZ registered pharmacist
  • Post-graduate clinical knowledge acquired through diploma level training (ie Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent) - desirable


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 28th October 2018. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (AH134-18) and job title in the subject line.

For a copy of the position description and to view current vacancies, please visit our careers website:

For more information please email:

Vacancy: AH134-18

Closes: 28th October 2018


 capital and coast


Antimicrobial Pharmacist

Role Perspective 

The role forms part of the pharmacy clinical team, with particular emphasis on clinical pharmacist service for patients under the Infection Service. The role will contribute to the leadership and management of the Pharmacy service, supporting direct clinical and technical practice as well as involvement in teaching others, and whole of service improvement. 

Although the role has no direct reports it is expected that the person will work closely with/supervise the work of the antimicrobial stewardship pharmacy technician, and supports the activities of interns / trainees and other staff. 

Purpose of the role 

An antimicrobial pharmacist provides safe and clinically effective patient/client assessment and intervention with demonstration of advanced knowledge and skills to manage complex presentations.  This role will also have responsibility for providing clinical leadership within the team or service which assists in developing the clinical capability of others. 

The Antimicrobial Pharmacist will provide a clinical service to inpatients under the oncology and haematology infection service. They will work with the Antimicrobial stewardship pharmacy technician. 

The role will include ensuring the provision of the agreed levels of pharmaceutical care to identified patients in order to achieve the safe, effective and economic use of pharmaceuticals within limits of resources.  

Knowledge and Experience: 

  • Expectation of at least 5 years clinical practice 
  • Clinical experience and advanced knowledge relevant to area of specialty.
  • Previous hospital experience (desirable)

 Professional Qualifications / Accreditation / Registration: 

  • NZ Registered Pharmacist with current annual practicing certificate.
  • Member of New Zealand Hospital Pharmacy Association and/or Pharmaceutical Society (desirable).
  • Relevant post graduate qualification or working towards this (desirable)

For a copy of the position description and to view current vacancies, please visit our careers website:  

For more information please email:  

Vacancy: AH133-18 

Closes: 28th October 2018




CAPS Pharmaceutical Compounding Unit Manager

 Management Responsibilities

  • Directly responsible for managing and coordinating all activities of the CAPS team
  • Responsible for ensuring and enforcing compliance with cGMPs, site-specific policies, and procedures.
  • Responsible for the succession planning and in-depth cross-functional training  of non sterile and aseptic techniques of all members in the CAPS team
  • Liaise with the clinical teams at customer hospitals to clarify patients' requirements regarding compounded/non-compounded products and prescription issues, including formulation queries.
  • Provide a professional clinical support service to external and internal customers.
  • Responsible for budget and reporting requirements of the CAPS team
  • Responsible for managing operational, organisational levers and interdependencies to maximise profitability while maintaining quality and safety
  • Responsible for meeting all productivity targets and output requirements to service customers with product on time
  •  Responsible for investigating deviations by team members in accordance with the quality system to identify and minimise root causes and implement corrective actions.

To be considered for this role you will need...

  • Proven experience in leading successful teams 
  • 5 years – in pharmaceutical compounding in a hospital pharmacy or pharmaceutical sterile compounding unit or Pharma.     
  • Sound knowledge of current legislative cGMP compliance
  • Excellent communication in written and oral
  • Resiliance in what can be a "pressure cooker" environment
  • Desire to continuously improve business performance
  • Driven and highly motivated
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Planning proficiency
  • Flexible in approach – able to think 'outside of the box' in developing proactive solutions for resolving issues or for continual improvement.
  • Bachelor's Degree - BSc  or  B Pharmacy degree (4 years)     

This is a fast paced environment and not for the faint hearted. If you are looking for an exciting challenge and can meet the above criteria then  we would welcome your application which can be sent to the email below. You can also  check us out at

Applications close 04/12/2018

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.




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 

  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.