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Pharmacy Services  

80 hours per fortnight  

Job Number: WAI02854

We are seeking a pharmacist with excellent clinical skills to join our clinical team at Waikato Hospital.  

Waikato Hospital is a tertiary level teaching hospital servicing over 790 beds, supplying a full range of services to one of the most diverse and geographically widespread regions in the country.  

The Waikato region itself offers a unique variety of urban, coastal and rural lifestyle options all within easy access of the hospital plus close proximity to national parks and the central mountain region for outdoor recreation.  

The ideal candidate will have hospital clinical pharmacy experience and be able to move readily into a ward pharmacist role. Likely areas of deployment will be older persons and rehabilitation and general medicine or general surgery, but could involve other areas depending on the skill set of successful applicant. If necessary, inclusion at rotation level and appropriate training will be provided.  

Flexibility, excellent communication skills, experience working in teams or independently and confidence in a multi-disciplinary setting are all desirable attributes.  

This 1 FTE permanent position will be spread over a Monday to Friday roster with occasional Saturday and Public Holiday involvement, plus inclusion in the on-call team as required.  

Support and training will be provided; qualified pharmacists registered in NZ should apply.  

For any further queries about this role, please call Jan Goddard, District Manager Pharmacy Services Waikato District Health Board on 02135958.  

Closing date: 2 August 2017  

For further information visit our website 


Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui  

•  Give and earn respect - Whakamana  

•  Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo  

•  Fair play – Mauri Pai  

•  Growing the good – Whakapakari  

•  Stronger together – Kotahitanga 





Full-time (1.0FTE), Permanent

Seize this rare opportunity to lead the development of pharmacy services for Ashburton, Tuarangi and Rural Hospitals

Canterbury District Health Board has an excellent reputation for supporting and developing clinical pharmacists. This position has plenty of challenging opportunities and innovation is encouraged by peers, senior staff and management. The pharmacy service provides regular continuing education and numerous other training opportunities.

The senior pharmacist role is highly varied: the primary objective is to develop and maintain an efficient pharmacy service which meets the needs of patients and other health professionals at multiple sites. 

Responsibilities include: staff supervision for three staff; provision of comprehensive clinical services including review, interventions, medicines reconciliation, patient counselling, MDT involvement; inpatient/ outpatient dispensing; stock management. The position reports to the Pharmacy Manager, CDHB. 

You must be a qualified and NZ registered pharmacist, with a minimum of four years’ hospital pharmacy experience. Well-developed communication, time-management and computer skills are essential. Prior supervisory or management experience would be an advantage, as would a post-graduate clinical pharmacy qualification. 

We are looking for someone who works well in a multi-disciplinary team and is flexible and motivated.  

For further information and to make application, look at the position description and process on or contact Paul Barrett, the pharmacy manager on 03 064 0840 or at  

Position closes: 31 July 2017 


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Whanganui Hospital Pharmacy Department 

Permanent full time 40 Hours/week and participation in an on call/weekend roster

Are you looking to join a highly regarded forward thinking pharmacy department, where pharmacists are valued to provide a high standard of clinical pharmacy services for their patients? 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic pharmacist to join our friendly team. You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical areas, including the emergency department, medical ward, stroke unit, mental health and surgical wards, providing clinical pharmacy services and participating in quality activities and projects.  Whanganui hospital has ward pharmacy technicians providing medicines reconciliation which allows pharmacists more time to provide clinical services. You will also be responsible for providing medication education to clinical staff and the public and participate in weekly pharmacist continuing education sessions.  

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate entry level clinical skills and knowledge or above. You will bring to this role a high degree of accuracy, and be an effective team player with excellent communication and organisational skills. You will also need to be computer literate and hold a current New Zealand APC  

The Pharmacy Department actively encourages all staff to be working at the top of their scope and is committed to providing support for on-going professional development and further study.  Other benefits include payment of your Pharmacy Council of New Zealand APC and PSNZ membership. 

Wanganui proudly offers a rich arts scene, world class sports training facilities and a wealth of outdoor adventure pursuits from mountain to sea.  With a relaxed lifestyle, affordable housing and an easy commute to work, what are you waiting for?  Come join us!

To obtain a position description, application form or additional information about the role, visit our website

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, completed WDHB application form and be emailed to with the vacancy reference number.

Vacancy number: 07-CPR-5665

Applications close: 4 August 2017




Pharmacy Technician 

Whakatane Hospital 

Bay of Plenty District Health Board 

1.0FTE (80 hours per fortnight) 

The BOPDHB are seeking a full-time pharmacy technician with a commitment to patient focused service, to join the team at the Whakatane Hospital Pharmacy Department. 

The applicant ideally will have a NZQA New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Technician) Level 5 or equivalent, and either experience working in a hospital pharmacy or knowledge of the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry. 

You will be a team player with excellent communication skills, and have the ability to adapt in a fast paced environment. 

If this sounds of interest to you, apply now! 

Please click here to view position description  

Vacancy No: BAY01186
Applications close 6 August 2017

To apply for this position please visit our website




Clinical Team Leader - Pharmacy Services 


80 hours per fortnight

Job Number: WAI02901

These opportunities don’t come around very often!

Our team leader is on the move and we need a replacement. Is this you? Are you ready to take on a leadership role, or move with a similar role to a new workplace?

Escape the big smoke, move to steady ground and join our pharmacy team at Waikato Hospital, one of the largest tertiary teaching hospitals in New Zealand. You role as part of the pharmacy leadership team will allow growth and development of your clinical and leadership skills whilst you enhance the development of clinical services provided by a large and growing team of pharmacists and technicians within an innovative and ever-changing environment.  

All of this whilst living in a beautiful city with reasonable house prices, excellent schools, great shopping, that is also central to the mountains, beaches and excellent outdoor activities.  

This full time position based at Waikato Hospital will suit a NZ registered pharmacist with wide-ranging hospital experience, post-graduate qualification in clinical pharmacy and preferably some leadership experience, although we will also consider those with less experience/ qualifications with a desire to move into leadership and the right attitude. With support for professional development, you will enjoy working with a family-friendly, flexible team offering clinical pharmacy services to five hospitals within Waikato DHB.  

Please contact Jan Goddard, Manager Pharmacy Services if you require further information
email: or call 07 8398678 ext 4.  

Closing date: 26 July 2017 


Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

 •  Give and earn respect -  Whakamana

•  Listen to me; talk to me - Whakarongo

•  Fair play - Mauri Pai

•  Growing the good - Whakapakari

•  Stronger together - Kotahitanga


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Medicines Information Pharmacist

We have a 12 month temporary part time position (20 hours per week) for a Medicine Information Pharmacist. This is an opportunity for someone with experience of providing specialised medicine information or someone keen to train to be part of our dedicated service.  

We are a regional medicine information service and you will be part of a small enthusiastic team where the main focus of the role is to provide specialised medicine information to healthcare professionals in response to medicines related enquiries.  The role also involves participation in the writing or reviewing of bulletins, policies or other written information when required. 

This position will commence in early November 2017. 

The department would encourage and support professional development relevant to this role.

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

Candidates will be contacted by the CCDHB if they are successfully shortlisted. Referees will only be contacted with candidates’ permission during the selection process. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by email if they were not successful for an interview.

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

For more information please email: 


Vacancy: AH084-17 

Closes:30th July 2017





 Medicines Utilisation Review Pharmacist

We are looking for an analytical mind to join our team of experienced Pharmacists at Christchurch Hospital


The Department of Clinical Pharmacology is seeking a Medicines Utilisation Review Pharmacist who will assist in the development of clinically relevant reports from data generated by electronic prescribing and administration and other applications


Reporting to the Clinical Director of Clinical Pharmacology you will undertake medicines utilisation review projects, research and teaching, and facilitate discussions and consultations with clinical staff.


As a Pharmacist whose current (or previous) practise has an element of medicines management in the provision of direct patient care, you will have a minimum of 2 years’ professional practise and hold a current Annual Practising Certificate.



  •  B.Pharm or equivalent
  •  Registered pharmacist with 2 or more years post registration experience
  •  Ability to communicate detailed information to a wide range of health professionals

 We are looking for someone who has;

  •  An interest in medicine utilisation and health informatics/data
  •  An analytical working approach
  •  Fascination with health research
  •  Flexible and adaptable working style

 This is a full time permanent position, working Monday-Friday, business hours

 Apply online or for more information please contact Hayley Milne, Recruitment Specialist. Email  

Reference: 232097 

Closing date: 30/7/17 

To apply or view a job description please visit our CDHB careers site or see job description





Clinical Pharmacist - Casual 

Casual - As and When Required 

Vacancy number: TAR00442


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


The Clinical Pharmacist role includes: 


•  Delivery of clinical ward services to a defined area.  

•  Medicine information.  

•  Electronic Medicines Reconciliation on admission 

•  In-service training/education.  

•  Medicine related guideline/protocol development and reviews.  

•  Non-sterile manufacturing.  

Salary level is dependent on expertise and qualifications. 


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


 Applications close on 23 July 2017. 


To apply please visit


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Job Title

Therapeutic Group Manager 

Job Description / Details about position

  • Influential Advisory Opportunity
  • Lead work on multi-million dollar funding contracts
  • Making a difference to people's lives

 How do you get the best value for money from the national budget for pharmaceuticals? 

This, in a nutshell, is the critical question that PHARMAC's Therapeutic Group Managers seek to address... from rigorous clinical, economic and commercial analysis of funding proposals... to working effectively with clinicians to leading contract negotiations and development of business cases. It's all about making real improvements to the lives of New Zealanders and helping ensure health sector resources are used as effectively as possible.

Your high level of analytical ability and problem solving will be critical when presenting clear business cases derived from complex scientific/clinical data, non-financial information and financial data. Your ability to work with ease with clinicians and senior stakeholders will be essential to your success within this role. You may be currently working in a clinical role within primary health care or a community based health provider. Coupled with this you will bring proven project management and commercial negotiation abilities and be comfortable dealing with ambiguity.

You are joining a supportive team, working at the heart of what PHARMAC does. Your colleagues will support you and we would aim to assign you to a therapeutic group you have some familiarity with. Take a look at the Our People area of our website to see the profile for one of our seniors. 

PHARMAC is the government agency responsible for ensuring New Zealanders have access to a wide range of affordable medicines.  As an international leader in pharmaceutical management PHARMAC makes a vital contribution to New Zealand's health outcomes. 

In this rewarding and challenging role you will be responsible for managing PHARMAC's funding activities within a range of therapeutic areas. This is a real opportunity to be at the core of PHARMAC's operations, influencing the practical intersect of evidence-based medicine, economics and commerce.

If you would like more information about this opportunity Inside Executive Recruitment is handling this recruitment assignment on our behalf so for further information please contact Fraser Leith, Associate Director on +64 4 913 6945 or  

How to apply

 Please apply here  

Closing date

 Applications for this role close at 5pm, Wednesday 26th July.