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 Exciting job opportunity in the Bay of Plenty: Clinical Pharmacist


Medwise is an innovative clinical pharmacy service, providing a range of medicines optimisation services in the Bay of Plenty since 2008.


We have a part-time position available for 16-20 hours a week (over at least 3 days). We would love to hear from you if you are a NZ registered pharmacist with a strong clinical background in primary or secondary care, good interpersonal and communication skills, and work well both independently and as part of a team.


Applications close 11/8/20.

For more information or to apply, please call Pauline McQuoid 021 864 996 or Carolyn Woolerton 021 864 556





·      Southland Hospital

·      Part-time vacancy - 0.75FTE (30 hrs per week)

·      Fixed-term position until 30 July 2021

Are you looking for a new challenge? Southern District Health Board has an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced pharmacist to join our friendly service in Southland Hospital on a part-time, fixed term basis to provide parental leave cover for one of the team.

About us

We are a community-orientated hospital (not too big and not too small) providing a full range of secondary care services including general dispensary pharmacy, drug information and advice, education and counselling, and extemporaneous manufacture. In this environment you will be encouraged to have a go at everything, which will both challenge and extend your clinical experience and skills. We provide a wide range of clinical services encompassing both generalist and specialist skills so there’s no better place to move your career forward.

About you

You will be a natural at working and contributing as part of a team, have excellent time management skills and a very high standard of ethical and professional practice. You will be a great communicator in both verbal and written language, adapting to the needs of the audience. A mature approach is also essential as is having the ability to adapt to an ever-changing health environment.

Hospital pharmacy experience is preferred but not absolutely essential as we may be able to offer full orientation to hospital pharmacy practice for the right candidate. You must however be registered or eligible to register as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand under the provisions of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, with the right to work in New Zealand.

About Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out and for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Sunday, 12 July 2020.

Please note we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. If you are interested in this position, please do not delay!

For further information, please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor - Medical Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email:

Children's Act 2014

Due to this position potentially having contact with children, and the SDHB's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to 'safety checks' under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-employment occupational health assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.


We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:




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Quality & Risk Team Leader / Kaihautū Rōpū Mahi Rongoā, Kounga & Mōrea

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location: Wellington Regional Hospital

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: $86,406 - $104,495


An exciting opportunity exists for a position in our Pharmacy Leadership Team at CCDHB.  We are looking for an experienced pharmacist for a Quality & Risk Team Leader position to support our Pharmacy services in the development and implementation of continuous quality assurance and improvement processes. 

Our pharmacy services consist of operational, clinical and aseptic production services. This role will  cover all aspects of our Pharmacy services including  maintaining, developing and assuring the quality of our clinical  Pharmacy services and the Aseptic Production Unit.  The successful applicant will work closely with the Operations Team Leader, Aseptic Production Unit Team Leader, Clinical Team Leader, Principal Technician and Pharmacy Service Manager to plan and achieve the service’s vision and goals.

The position would be suitable for an enthusiastic pharmacist with experience in hospital pharmacy, a flair for innovation and a passion for enhancing the quality of pharmacy services.  You will act as a role model within the team and lead the continuous quality / assurance improvement activities within the Pharmacy service.  Previous hospital experience in quality management  is a distinct advantage in this role.

As a team leader, you will actively support staff including monitoring allocation of resources and anticipating changing requirements that any impact on work delivery and ability to meet the needs of the patient / consumer / tangata whaiora in an efficient, accessible and equitable manner.  You will also oversee the other pharmacy staff involved in decision support projects or work, such as Medication safety, Medicines Information, PML and Informatics, and Education and Training.

There is also an operational / clinical component to this role – these duties and team leader duties will be split approximately 50:50. 

Applicants must be registered with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand or be eligible for registration in New Zealand. 


  • Bachelor degree in Pharmacy (recognised in NZ) or equivalent
  • NZ registered pharmacist
  • At least 7 years practice working in a health or other relevant setting.
  • Post-graduate clinical knowledge acquired through diploma level training (i.e. Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent) - desirable


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers 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. 

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. 

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples and the Disability Community.

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.


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 12 July 2020. 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 (AH082-20) and job title in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai 

By joining together we will succeed 






·       Bring your pharmacist expertise to work with patients, whanau, and healthcare providers.

·       The best of both worlds:  a member of the Pinnacle whanau with access to professional collegial support while remaining core to general practice teams.

·       Supported by a highly skilled team who have passion and drive to improve care, equity and health outcomes.


We are a not-for-profit organisation that works on behalf of general practice with community health providers, allied and secondary health services.  Supporting sustainable general practice to deliver high quality care is at the heart of what we do.  We manage the community health care of over 400,000 people enrolled with approximately 88 general practices in Taranaki, Tairāwhiti, Taupō-Turangi, and the Waikato. 


We are seeking a Primary Care Pharmacist to join our inter-disciplinary team and support our general practice network.  Based in New Plymouth and providing services throughout Taranaki this role will work with patients, whanau and their healthcare providers to deliver a clinical pharmacist service that improves medicines’ therapeutic effectiveness and health outcomes for our population, with a focus on reducing inequitable health outcomes for Māori. 


This is intended as a full-time position; however, we are open to considering flexibility of working hours including part time options.


To be successful in this role you will: 

·       Be a NZ registered pharmacist holding an annual practising certificate with no restrictions, and current indemnity insurance. 

·       Hold a postgraduate diploma in clinical pharmacy or equivalent (or be working towards this qualification). 

·       Have a passion for improving patient health through evidence based best practice. 

·       Be experienced in working effectively with Māori and whanau. 

·       Be able to develop and maintain key relationships within an inter-disciplinary team, external agencies and supports.

·       Be naturally proactive with strong communication skills and the ability to facilitate group work and provide training to other health professionals.

·       Have an intermediate to high level of computer literacy.

·       Hold a full, current and clean NZ driver license.


In return for your professional skills and innovative outlook, we’ll provide you with a collegial environment that allows you to professionally and personally flourish alongside our clinical team.  We provide a great work environment – collaborative, flexible and future-focused, along with a variety of additional benefits, including medical insurance and gifted leave.


If you’re interested in this opportunity, and would like to apply you can do so as follows:

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