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Pharmacy Technician - IT Specialist

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

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

Part-time, fixed-term for 12 months

64 hours per fortnight

We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician - IT Specialist for Hawke's Bay who shares our values of He kauanuanu - Respect, Ākina - Improvement, Rāranga te tira - Teamwork and Tauwhiro - Care.

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.

We are seeking a motivated Pharmacy Technician for a fixed-term, 12-month part-time contract, working 32 hours per week 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, and maintaining medicine supply to ward imprests
  • Implementation and testing of new pharmacy dispensing software

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

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.

For further information on this position please contact Tania Arnold, Dispensary Coordinator ph 06 878 8109 ext 2568, or email


Daniel Bernal, Principal Pharmacist ph 06 878 8109 ext 2565, or email

To apply online, please visit

Close date: 25 July 2018

Vacancy Reference: HAW01561




Clinical Lead Pharmacist

 (Permanent, Full-time), Auckland District Health Board 

ADHB pharmacy department is an innovative and exciting place to work, employing over 100 staff including those working within two retail pharmacies. The Clinical Pharmacy Service serves over 1000 inpatient beds with service provision to a full array of secondary and tertiary level clinical services including Adult Medical, Surgical, Cardiac, Paediatrics (Starship Children’s Hospital), Mental Health, Women’s Health and Cancer Care services. We have a reputation for excellence and innovation and have won several awards for our novel patient centric models of care and initiatives.     

The Pharmacy Department’s guiding principle is to put the patient at the centre of everything we do. We are committed to strive 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.

Reporting to the Service Clinical Director - Pharmacy and Medicines Management, you will be responsible for the leadership and development of the Clinical Pharmacy Service and supporting the patient medication pathway to deliver the best outcomes across Auckland DHB. Working collaboratively with other Pharmacy Clinical Leads, General Managers and Clinical Leads across the organisation you will provide innovative approaches that will take our Clinical Pharmacy Service and our business management to the next level of performance and enhance the development of services and staff. Of paramount importance will be the ability to bring together, balance and deliver the combined demands of quality, operations and business management through outstanding leadership and delegation.

Suitable applicants will ideally have a post graduate management or clinical qualification and possess the following attributes:

Previous significant pharmacy operational management and leadership preferably in a large health organisation

  • Experience of a leadership role within hospital pharmacy
  • Be a registered Pharmacist with a current APC or be eligible to obtain one
  • A deep commitment to achieving excellent clinical and business outcomes based on quality service delivery and outstanding and empathetic patient care
  • Sophisticated capacity to develop and promote clinical leadership and engagement
  • The ability to develop an organisation culture based on collaboration, trust and transparency

You will be a valued member of the Pharmacy Leadership Team and encouraged and supported to develop your potential, including your leadership and management skills.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role please Abbey Butler, Service Clinical Director for Pharmacy and Medicines Management on +64 9 21 892 664, email

For assistance with your online application please contact Vickie Shakur, Recruitment Consultant via email

Apply online at and quote job reference number CEN08033 to attach your covering letter and CV. Please note that email applications will not be accepted.

Applications close: Wednesday 18th July 2018




 Clinical Pharmacist


1.0FTE (80 Hours per Fortnight)


Full Time, Temporary position - up to December 2018


We are looking for a NZ Registered Pharmacist wishing to develop or extend their clinical knowledge to join our team on a fixed term contract. This is an opportunity to join our team of motivated pharmacists with a strong emphasis on clinical service provision and quality.


 The successful applicant may be involved in following Clinical Pharmacist roles:


•  Dispensary pharmacist roster.


•  Delivery of clinical ward services to a defined area.


•  Electronic Medicines Reconciliation on admission.


•  Allergy status determination and documentation


•  Medicine information.


•  In-service training/education.


•  Medicine related guideline/protocol development and reviews.


•  Non-sterile manufacturing.


Come and live in the region that has just been named the world’s second top region to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet! 


In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path.  The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.


The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (1,800 staff, $325m cost-centre) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.


 Salary level is dependent on expertise and qualifications.


 Click here for a job description.


For more information about the position itself please contact Dianne Wright, Clinical Advisory Pharmacist at 06 753 7814 or


If you are interested in this position please “apply online” from this page.


Applications close on 16 July 2018.





Clinical Rotational Pharmacist 

North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals

Join our friendly and motivated team providing a patient-focused and technology-innovative pharmacy service. We have several positions available for pharmacists who have previous experience in hospital pharmacy.

Utilisation of an automated medicine distribution system (Pyxis), electronic Medicines Reconciliation, and ePrescribing projects provide an environment able to support the continued development of clinical roles.

The Pharmacy provides clinical pharmacy services to medical, general surgical, orthopaedic and older adult’s wards, mental health, as well as cardiology and renal units, with participation in ward rounds, medicine reconciliation, discharge counselling, and promoting the safe and quality use of medicines. Dispensing skills are maintained by participation in the dispensary roster.

You will enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team environment, have good communication and time management skills, find learning stimulating and fun, and would like to continue to extend your clinical skills within a supportive team. You will preferably have some experience working in hospital pharmacy, have a current APC, and have excellent communication and time management skills.

Participation in a post-graduate Certificate or Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy programme is encouraged and supported, as well as weekly internal continuing professional development and training sessions.

For further information on the role, please call Jenny Young, Clinical Pharmacist Coordinator on 486 8920 Ext 2990 or email

Alternatively contact Recruitment Consultant Antonietta (Toni) Heath on 09 442 7250

In order to be considered for these positions please apply to our website and apply to position NOR03839 by uploading your CV and cover letter.

To view the position description, please click here.

Closing Date: Thursday 20th July 2018

Job Number:  NOR03839