Clinical Pharmacist / Kaitaka Rongoā


Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location: Hutt Hospital 

Service: Pharmacy 

Contract: Full-time, permanent (1.0 FTE)

Salary: As per MECA, dependant on experience

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

This is a full-time (40 hours per week), permanent clinical pharmacist position.  This role will encompass both ward-based clinical and dispensary activities, with the support of dedicated pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. The role includes participation in ward rounds, medicines reconciliation, discharge counselling, dispensary services, and promoting the safe and quality use of medicines.  Areas of clinical opportunities may include geriatrics, intensive care, paediatrics, and other specialized disciplines.  You would be expected to provide high-quality, effective clinical pharmacy services with a focus on improving patient outcomes and ensuring optimal medicines utilisation.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The pharmacy team is well respected by clinicians, nursing staff, and senior management across the organisation, and is constantly looking at ways to improve the service and care it delivers.  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. Our team values professional growth and continuous improvement, while emphasizing clinical development and medicines optimization for our patients. 

Moū – About you

You are a practicing pharmacist with at least four years of clinical experience (some hospital experience required), and a valid NZ APC in good standing.  You are highly self-motivated, enjoys working with other health professionals, and can demonstrate effective teamwork and communication.  You are also keen to share your clinical experience with the rest of the pharmacy team, as well as other healthcare professionals.  You are excited about the visions we share at Hutt Hospital and the future of our dynamic pharmacy profession.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley Districts we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including 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.

The Districts are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast

Hutt Valley

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH143-22) in the subject line.

Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: AH143-22

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: 16 April 2023