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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

 The 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: Sunday 16 June 2019



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Pharmacist – Community Service

Pharmacy Services

Waikato District Health Board

Full time / 40 hours per week

Job Number: WAI09853

An exciting opportunity is available for a pharmacist to work full-time within Pharmacy on Meade, the on-site community pharmacy situated right in the middle of the large Waikato Hospital campus and Meade Clinical Centre.

If you really enjoy community pharmacy but would also like exposure to the fast-paced and interesting hospital environment, then this could be the role for you. A pharmacist who is customer focussed, passionate about improving patient care, and has excellent interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills will fit well into this position. 

The successful applicant will ideally be accredited to provide community pharmacy-based clinical services, which is a key focus for our business. Training will however be supported if necessary. A great sense of humour would also fit well within our fun, close-knit team.

A New Zealand registered pharmacist with community pharmacy experience is essential. Involvement in a Saturday roster is expected. 

Please apply directly online on the Waikato DHB website, For any further queries about this role please call Bianca Montgomery, Team Leader – Community Pharmacy on 021 827 631 or email 

Closing Date: 9 June 2019


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 Team Leader (Clinical Pharmacists)

He aha te mea nui o tea ao? He tangata! He tangata! He tangata!

What is the most important thing in the world? It is people! It is people! It is people!

·      Permanent, full-time - 80 hours per fortnight

·      Updated conditions, new salary scale: $88,771 - $107,300

·      Financial assistance for relocation available on request

Healthy Hawke's Bay - Te hauroa o Te Matau ā Māui - Excellent health services working in partnership to improve the health and well-being of our people and to reduce health inequities within our community.

We are looking for a Clinical Pharmacist Team Leader who lives their values, has good relationship skills, and is a good communicator and problem solver who would relish the opportunity to use their leadership and management skills whilst further developing clinical expertise. The successful candidate will help lead the development of the service.

Your responsibilities will include the co-ordination and development of the clinical pharmacy service, including being part of the clinical pharmacist on-call roster. You will provide coaching and mentoring to our Pharmacists and Intern Pharmacist, while also providing managerial support to the Hospital Pharmacy Manager and Chief Pharmacist.

The successful candidate will be joining a great team in a department that is committed to continuing professional development and opportunities for further study.

Through our values here at the HBDHB, we are proud of our team's diversity. We believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce, to help us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve

With a vibrant multicultural society complimented by many options for good food and coffee, arts and sporting events, stunning wineries and beaches, Hawke's Bay provides an excellent opportunity to a lifestyle that will support your career. Please follow this link to find out more

This application requires a CV and Cover Letter. Please apply online via our DHB website.

For further information on this position please contact:

Claire Fraser, Hospital Pharmacy Manager

Ph: 06 878 8109 ext. 2565



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Population Health Clinical Pharmacist (Fixed-Term)

Health Hawke's Bay is the region's single Primary Health Organisation (PHO) covering a population of over 160,000, we aim to reduce inequities and improve health outcomes for our population As a team we are passionate about health and equitable care delivery for the Hawke's Bay community.

This is a 0.8 FTE fixed-term role (two years) for a registered pharmacist (with a current practising certificate) who has a genuine interest in improving health outcomes. The ability to build and maintain positive relationships with our stakeholders is vital to the success of this position.

The main components of this role include the following:

·      Supporting Primary Care providers to address inequities in prescribing and utilisation of medications

·      Analysis and interpretation of medication utilisation trends for General Practice prescribers

·      Continuous quality improvement through regular and structured review processes focusing on best practice prescribing and testing

·      Assisting with peer review and other educational activities - this includes facilitation and provision of resources

·      Providing evidence-based / best practice medicines information to primary care practitioners

The successful candidate will have a strong drive to achieve and accept accountability for delivering results, be a good communicator, and have a positive 'can-do' attitude. We are looking for energy, enthusiasm and a professional approach.

Please submit your CV with a covering letter to Heather Johnson - Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer before 5pm Tuesday, 11 June 2019.

Full job description is available




 Clinical Pharmacist - Nelson Hospital (part-time or full-time)

  •  Permanent, part-time or full-time position
  •  Join our innovative and supportive Pharmacy team
  •  Work as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering improved patient outcomes

 About the role 

Nelson Hospital is opening a Medical Admissions and Planning Unit (MAPU) in July. The unit will allow patients with medical conditions to be assessed by a multidisciplinary team so that a comprehensive care plan can be put in place. This will improve the patient experience, ensure that investigations and treatments are quicker and decrease hospital stay. 

We are looking for a Clinical Pharmacist to join our expanding team to support the delivery of comprehensive pharmacy services across Nelson Hospital. Depending on your skill set you will either lead the development and delivery of clinical pharmacy services in the new unit, or you will provide support to our patients, within a variety of specialties, supporting medicine reconciliation and immersing yourself in delivering optimal patient care.

This is a permanent position and we would be happy to consider applicants who wish to work part-time or full-time.

About you 

You must be a New Zealand registered Pharmacist with a current practising certificate and will be able to demonstrate sound application of clinical knowledge, have good communication skills, and be technology savvy and innovative in your approach. Previous experience of Hospital pharmacy would be an advantage. Evidence of post graduate study is desirable; however, is not essential.

 About us

 Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

 Find out more about us

 Situated near the top of the South Island, Nelson city is the geographical centre of New Zealand. It has three national parks within a 90 minute drive and is surrounded by beaches, mountains, hidden valleys, raging rivers and golden sands. It is known as a spectacular natural environment and has one of the highest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand.

 For more information on the Nelson/ Tasman region visit

 What we offer

 We are a friendly and supportive team that takes pride in improving patient outcomes. We encourage our team members to think outside the square and share their innovative ideas.

 How to apply

 For role specific information please contact Jo Mickleson, Pharmaceuticals Manager Nelson Hospital via

 For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

 Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form.


 Applications close: Sunday, 9 June 2019 (unless filled prior).




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Quality & Risk Team Leader (Pharmacy)

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

  • Contract: Permanent, full time 

An exciting opportunity exists for a new 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 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 a clinical component to this role – clinical and team leader duties will be split approximately 50:50.  In this clinical role you will lead clinical practice through alignment with recognised best practice and relevant clinical policies and practice guidelines.


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

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


 Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 5,100 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.

 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 26 May 2019.

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 (AH093-19) and job title in the subject line.

 Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

 By joining together we will succeed