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 uni of otago





Who We Are

The University of Otago is New Zealand's oldest University and has a strong teaching and research tradition and well-established national and international linkages. It is also one of New Zealand's largest universities, with over 20,000 students, assets in excess of $1.6 billion and 4,000 full time equivalent staff based in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland and Invercargill.

The University of Otago's School of Pharmacy is the oldest in the country and prides itself on achieving excellence in pharmaceutical care. We aim for excellence in research and research informed teaching in pharmaceutical sciences, clinical pharmacy and social pharmacy. 

The Role

 As a Professional Practice Fellow you will assist in the development, successful delivery and creation of a quality reputation for courses in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes for the School of Pharmacy. Responsibilities will include:

  • supporting teaching across a range of papers or in clinical settings.
  • carrying out administration responsibilities.
  • contributing to the School's academic goals by applying and sharing expert knowledge in a professional discipline. 

Your Skills and Experience 

The School would like to appoint skilled senior Pharmacists, ideally with both hospital and community experience. The successful candidate will have:

  •  BPharm (or equivalent).
  • PG Diploma Clinical Pharmacy (or equivalent). 
  • New Zealand Pharmacy Council registration and an annual practicing certificate
  • Prior experience teaching undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy and/or other healthcare students. 
  • An active pharmacy practice. 
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and an ability to work individually and in a team.

Further Details 

This is a part-time (0.4 - 0.6 FTE), fixed-term position for three years.


 To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1802100 will close on Sunday, 13 January 2019.

 Note: As a part-time position, the salary range for this role will be the pro-rata equivalent of the annual full-time salary range listed.


 To view all current vacancies and to apply online go to:

 Equal opportunity in employment is University policy. 

E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.






Are you a Pharmacist looking for an exciting career move in the New year? Here's an opportunity to combine your leadership and clinical skills in one great role, at New Zealand's largest private surgical hospital group. 

Our pharmacy, located at Mercy Hospital, has both a community and hospital focus and is made up of dispensary and senior clinical pharmacist teams. We provide services to Mercy & Ascot Hospitals, and their tenants, and support a number of other local private sector health facilities. Reporting to the General Manager Operations, this position leads and manages a team of around 20 people including pharmacists, dietitians and the pain service. You'll be responsible for the daily operations of each of these services, ensuring an effective, efficient and legally compliant service for our patients specialists and employees, that meets our business needs.

As a senior member of the clinical leadership team you will be working alongside colleagues and specialists who are experts in their respective fields. MercyAscot's specialities include a range of Orthopaedic and General surgical procedures including; Hepatobiliary, Colorectal, Bariatric, Neurosurgery, Urology and Gynaecology.

The role is fulltime, working predominantly Monday to Friday across both Mercy Hospital in Epsom and Ascot Hospital in Greenlane. While we expect the hours will primarily be 0830 -1700 there may be a requirement to alter these from time to time to meet business needs.

If you're able to demonstrate the following skills, knowledge and attributes - we'd love to hear from you!  

  • New Zealand Pharmacy Registration, with APC, coupled with a Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy background
  • Project management experience - especially around the implementation of EMR/PAS 
  • Proven ability to work at a strategic and operational level with strong business acumen
  • An engaging and innovative people focused leader with a high degree of EQ
  • Understanding of professional requirements and ability to mentor staff to maintain professional requirements
  • Focus on quality, safety and risk management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the applicable legislation and Pharmacy Services Standard
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Pharmacy Ethics

 MercyAscot offers competitive remuneration; Christmas and NY close-down; free onsite parking, and a raft of other great benefits.

 This is a great role in a growing, changing and dynamic organisation, where we're large enough to be progressive, but small enough to care and make a difference.  Apply now! 


To view the Position Description and submit an application please visit our web site:

Applications close 19 January 2019.



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An opportunity exists for NZ certified or undergraduate Pharmacy technician to join our team at OPTIMUS HEALTHCARE LTD. We are a compounding only pharmacy serving the compounding needs of NZ pharmacies, medical practitioners, and veterinarians. Located in Penrose, Auckland, our small but dedicated team is totally committed to preparing individualised medicines to the quality standards as audited by Medsafe.


Due to rapid growth we have a job vacancy suited to a level 5 certified technician or undergraduate with compounding experience. We are offering a full time position where addtitonal training will be provided. Applicants should have a primary interest in the art and science of compounding. They should also have the ability to work in a laboratory environment and able to perform in an accurate and precise manner. Planning and organisational skills are a must as is the ability to work individually and in a time efficient manner. Successful candidates will be responsible to the General Manager, and will become members of a friendly, efficient, close-knit team.


Previous compounding experience is a requirement. Salary, terms and conditions of employment are negotiable but is commensurate with industry norm. 


Applications close 7 January, 2019.


Email CV by email to:






Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Mental Health & Addiction Services,
New Pharmacy Service Positions

BOPDHB have a number of new pharmacy positions to develop and establish a dedicated Mental Health & Addictions Pharmacy Service as part of the Interdisciplinary Team.

If you’re flexible, innovative, have a can-do attitude to deliver a new exciting service, enjoy achieving targets, working in teams and aspire to the CARE values in a supportive environment 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/whänau. 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.

For enquiries about this position please phone the Pharmacy Manager 07 579 8724

The positions are classified as a vulnerable persons’ worker role, therefore subject to safety check requirements

The following positions are available, applications close 16 December 2018 (all applications must be made online): 


Lead Pharmacist - BAY03027

Mental Health & Addiction Services

Tauranga Hospital based

 1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight)

 The successful applicant must have experience in Mental Health and Addictions. The role is patient focused, includes patient education about medications, supporting transition of care from hospital to community, mentoring junior staff, medication reconciliation, teaching, medication information and some dispensary shifts.

The role will oversee the service at Whakatane Hospital, although based at Tauranga hospital.

Participation in a weekend and on-call rotational roster is a requirement of the position.

You will have the support working closely with the Pharmacy Manager and Mental Health & Addictions Leadership. 

Please click here  to view position description


Pharmacist Whakatane Hospital - BAY03030

Mental Health and Addiction Services

Whakatane Hospital

1.0FTE (80 hours per fortnight)

The successful applicant will integrate with the Whakatane Hospital Pharmacy team. Whilst the role focuses on Mental Health and Addiction Services and includes providing patient education, support at the transition of hospital to community, medication reconciliation, medication information, rotational ward work and dispensary shifts where required.

Newly qualified pharmacists are welcome to apply and there may be potential to rotate through medical and surgical areas.

Please click here to view position description


Rotational Junior Pharmacist - BAY03041

Tauranga Hospital based

1.0FTE (80 hours per fortnight)

The successful applicant will be patient focused, completing rotations in Mental Health and Addictions, Medical, Surgical and Acute Assessment Unit. The role includes patient education, medication reconciliation, medication review, and dispensary shifts and rotational weekend/on-call roster.

Please click here to view position description


Pharmacy Technicians - BAY03039 & BAY03040

Tauranga Hospital based 0.6FTE (48 hours per fortnight) BAY03040

Whakatane Hospital based 0.4 FTE (32 hours per fortnight) BAY03039

These roles will focus on supporting Mental Health and Addictions Service, working closely under the supervision of the Lead Pharmacist with some rostered dispensary and weekend shifts. One position based at Tauranga and one at Whakatane with flexibility to provide assistance over the two sites on occasions where required (eg for leave).

Please click here to view position description





Would you enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team supporting General Practices in the Southern Region?

              Clinical Pharmacist Queenstown (part time 0.4)

WellSouth is looking to employ a Registered Pharmacist with clinical skills and expertise to work alongside General Practice teams to support best practice prescribing and utilization of medicines.

WellSouth has the aim of improving health outcomes for people in the Southern region.  

WellSouth seeks an experienced, motivated registered pharmacist who has undertaken postgraduate study to join our clinical team. This role will involve undertaking clinical medication reviews, medicine reconciliation, quality improvement activities and education within the General Practice and other primary health care settings.  The role operates within the WellSouth Long Term Conditions team and works alongside practice staff, individuals and groups. 

A copy of the job description and application form can be found at

Enquiries and applications are to be directed to Human Resources, phone 0800 477 115, email  Applications must include a CV, letter of application and the application form.

Applications close on 5pm Friday 18 January 2019


HBDHB new 

Clinical Pharmacist

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, fixed-term for 12 months
  •  80 hours per fortnight

With a staff member off on parental leave we are seeking a Clinical Pharmacist to join our team at Hawke's Bay Hospital for a fixed-term position. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated person, with excellent communication skills and relevant hospital pharmacy experience. You must be a New Zealand registered pharmacist.

This post offers a great opportunity for a pharmacist to consolidate their clinical knowledge and skills within a supportive team and stimulating environment.

Your responsibilities will include the delivery of pharmaceutical care and advice to inpatients, as well as guidance and support to nursing and medical staff. You will help in the improvement and development of pharmacy services to various wards, in the development of protocols and guidelines to facilitate best practice and appropriate medicine usage and you will provide support to the team, through professional and clinical leadership and training to intern pharmacists and undergraduates.

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

For further information on this position please contact:

Claire Fraser, Hospital Pharmacy Manager

Ph: 06 878 8109 ext 2625


To make an application and view the Position Profile please visit our web site:

Closing date 6 January 2019 



 HBDHB new

Team Leader (Clinical Pharmacists)

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

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

  •  Permanent, full-time position
  •  80 hours per fortnight

A fantastic opportunity to make this role your own and an exceptional lifestyle in Hawke's Bay… What more could you be looking for?

We're searching for a natural leader to join our pharmacy as the Team Leader, Clinical Pharmacists. You'll have the right experience and aptitude to hit the ground running.

The role offers a fantastic opportunity for a pharmacist to develop their management and supervisory skills in a supportive environment, whilst still retaining a clinical pharmacy focus. Your direct impact will influence the clinical pharmacy team and the kind of quality care we can offer the Hawke's Bay community.

Your responsibilities will include the co-ordination and development of the clinical pharmacy service with the professional supervision, direction and mentoring to our Pharmacists and Intern Pharmacist, while also providing managerial support to the Hospital Pharmacy Manager and Chief Pharmacist. You will be involved in the development of protocols and guidelines to facilitate best practice clinical pharmacy services.

The successful candidate will be joining an experienced and hard working pharmacy team in a department that is committed to continuing professional development and opportunities for further study. Ideally you'll have prior experience in New Zealand as a Senior Pharmacist. Please note a requirement of this position is your ability to be on-call.

For further information on this position please contact:

Claire Fraser, Hospital Pharmacy Manager

Ph: 06 878 8109 ext 2625


Why Hawke's Bay?

Hawke's Bay is a region on the sunny east coast of New Zealand's North Island. Great beaches, plentiful orchards, stunning wineries, vibrant cities and plenty more to boast about, check out:

To make an application and view the Position Profile please visit our web site: 

Closing date: 16 December 2018


HBDHB new 

Pharmacy Technician

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

Are you a qualified Pharmacy Technician who is looking for an exciting change? Then we would love to hear from you!

Due to a staff member heading on parental leave we are now seeking an experienced Pharmacy Technician to come work with our dynamic and supportive pharmacy team who are passionate about their profession. We are the creators of our success and maintain a culture that ensures customers are at the heart of everything we do.

The primary responsibilities for this role will include - dispensing of hospital inpatient medications, stock control and medication supply to hospital wards. But it will include a variety of other tasks as outlined in the position profile.

Ideally you have previous experience as a Hospital Pharmacy Technician however less-experienced candidates may be considered and are encouraged to apply.

If you need convincing, here is a testimonial from our newest team member:

"Our team is welcoming, generous with their knowledge and I am creating long lasting relationships which makes working here a happy place to be. Being part of this team has provided me a greater opportunity to develop my career" - Rupert - Pharmacy Assistant.

As a Pharmacy Technician, you will join a team who are creative and motivated by the many opportunities available to work to the top of scope and participate in continued education.

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

Why the Hawke's Bay?

Hawke's Bay is a region on the sunny east coast of New Zealand's North Island. Great beaches, plentiful orchards, stunning wineries, vibrant cities and plenty more to boast about, check out:

To make an application and view the Position Profile please visit our web site: 

Closing date: 12 December 2018 




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.