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Whanganui Hospital Pharmacy Department  

40 Hours/week 

Ditch the long wait times in traffic and join us here at the Whanganui District Health Board in the beautiful city of Whanganui, where picturesque views of the mountains and landscape in the central plateau and across to Taranaki can be seen from all directions. With reasonably priced housing, great schools, close access to lakes, sea and bush, Whanganui offers a great place to live and work for all.
Whanganui District Health Board is seeking an enthusiastic pharmacist to join our friendly and supportive Pharmacy 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, allowing pharmacists more time to provide clinical services.   
Community pharmacists are welcome to apply. Previous hospital experience is not essential. We will provide an extensive programme and support from the pharmacy team to orientate you to hospital pharmacy practices. 
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

he pharmacy department actively encourages all staff to work 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. 
To obtain a position description, application form or additional information about the role, please contact our People and Performance Department on (06) 3488911, or email 
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. Click here to see our application process and to download a form
Vacancy number: 08-CLPH-5565
Applications close: Tuesday 3rd September 2019




Pharmacy Technician 
Pharmacy Department 

Tauranga Hospital 

Bay of Plenty District Health Board 

0.8 FTE (64 hours per fortnight - 4 days per week)

BOPDHB are seeking a part-time pharmacy technician with a commitment to patient focused service, to join the team at the Tauranga Hospital Pharmacy Department 

The role involves rostered weekend shifts. 

If you have a can-do attitude, are a team player 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/whánau.  

For more information about our values and working at BOPDHB, please visit our website 

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. 

Please click here to view position description 

Applications close 25 August 2019 




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Paediatric Pharmacist Child Women and Family 


Full-time permanent position


About us:   


Waitematā District Health Board is one of the largest healthcare providers in New Zealand offering a wide range of services to a population of 630,000. We provide our services from North Shore Hospital, Waitakere Hospital, the Mason Forensic Unit and the Wilson Centre.

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About the Pharmacy:  

Our Pharmacy team is friendly and motivated and provides a patient-focussed and technology-innovative pharmacy service. We employ over 100 staff including those serving over 1000 inpatient beds, Waitemata DHB Residential Aged Care facilities and two retail pharmacies. Utilisation of an automated medicine distribution system (Pyxis), electronic Medicines Reconciliation, and electronic prescribing projects provide an environment able to support the continued development of clinical roles. Dispensing skills are maintained by participation in the dispensary roster.


We have an on-going commitment to our promise of providing “Best Care for Everyone” by working to our organisational values, standards, and behaviours. Our aim is to foster a culture of compassion, connectedness, equity, and innovation in order to improve health outcomes and patient experience.

 About the position:


We are looking for a pharmacist who has had experience working with children to provide a clinical pharmacy service to our paediatric ward Rangatira, in Waitakere Hospital, as well as to the children at Wilson Home, a child rehabilitation and respite centre situated in Takapuna. A significant portion of the input involves quality and service improvement activities. The pharmacist would be required to work closely with the MDT team particularly the Child Nurse Educators. This is an excellent opportunity to join an innovative and supportive team of pharmacists. You will be either registered or be eligible for registration with the Pharmacy Council of NZ and hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate. To view the position description, please click here


In order to be considered please apply to our website and apply to position NOR06175 by uploading your CV and cover letter.


Applications must be received by 16 August 2019 and must be on line applications  


For further information about this role please contact Jenny Crawford – Paediatric Pharmacist on email or Marilyn Crawley Chief Pharmacist




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Clinical Pharmacy Tutor 

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  • New Zealand’s leading public hospital

  • Full-time permanent position
  • Great opportunity to shape the learning of pharmacists current and future 

 About us

Auckland District Health Board (Auckland DHB) is one of the largest healthcare providers 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 provide our services from three hospitals – Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Health and Greenlane Clinical Centre.


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. 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 the position

 This role is responsible for facilitating the teaching of relevant and up to date clinical practice to the undergraduate pharmacy programme at University of Auckland School of Pharmacy and support staff development at Auckland DHB. Apart from teaching BPharm course students at Auckland University, within Auckland DHB you will be responsible for - 

  • supporting experiential learning for placements students

  • facilitating workplace based learning for clinical pharmacy staff

  • supporting colleagues to develop their teaching skills

  • provide a high level, comprehensive and professional clinical pharmacy service to a specified group of patients.

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Auckland DHB is the largest teaching hospital in New Zealand and we have a lot that we can offer you -

  • Training and support to further develop teaching skill

  • Continuous improvement and development opportunities
  • A great team environment and supportive work culture
  • Subsidised gym membership, free gym classes run by 5Points Gym 
  • Discounts at a variety of businesses, free eye test

About you 


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


  • Either registered or be eligible for registration with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand and hold a current Annual Practising Certificate. For details visit

  • At least 3 years of clinical pharmacy experience in a hospital
  • A passion for training with demonstrated ability to develop others with a facilitative approach to teaching
  • Drive, energy and initiative with excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Pro-active and can-do approach with the ability to be flexible and work autonomously as well as in a team.

Auckland DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that values and embraces the diverse population we serve. We welcome and respect people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities and religions. Apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”.


For an informal chat, ring current post holders Michelle Guo 09 307 4949 x 29643, Adam Wright-St.Clair 09 307 4949 x 29727 or Clinical Lead Pharmacist Education & Training Kim Brackley 09 307 4949 x 22880 (till 10 July) or Clinical Lead Pharmacist Clinical Services Ziyen Lam 09 307 4949 x 29611 (from 11 July) or email:,

Please apply online at and submit your application attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter. For help with your application please email, Sonu Anand, Recruitment Consultant on quoting ref # AUC05821

Closing date is 18 August 2019.

Click here to view details about our recruitment process





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Clinical Pharmacist

Our department is changing and we are looking for new team members to help us move forward.

We have full-time and fixed-term positions available for experienced Clinical Pharmacists.

As a pharmacy department, we have a strong clinical presence across all areas of the hospital and linkages into our local community. We provide a comprehensive range of pharmaceutical care and extended roles to a variety of clinical areas.

Is this you?

·      Love working as part of a multidisciplinary team 

·      Can confidently participate in ward rounds 

·      Able to do medicines reconciliation 

·      Can provide discharge counselling, dispensary services, and mentoring, and promote the safe and quality use of medicines 

·      Has a current APC and at least three years of clinical experience 

What's on offer? 

·      A supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development 

·      Comprehensive orientation programme 

·      Training and study opportunities 

·      Fun team environment with outstanding peer support 

·      Subsidised parking right outside the door! 

Staff benefits include our newly developed staff 'Wellness Program', discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym. 

How to apply 

Please complete an online HVDHB application form available through our careers website:

To find out more please email Katrina Tandecki, Chief Pharmacist, at and indicate the vacancy number 9112058A-19 and job title in the subject line.

 Closing date: Monday, 30 September 2019