Clinical Pharmacist

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

Location: Hutt Hospital

Service: Pharmacy Services

Contract: Permanent, Part/Full time

Salary: Depends on experience, as per MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

This can be a part- or full-time (24-40 hours per week), permanent senior 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.  Potential areas of clinical service include ICU/HDU, medical, speciality surgical, paediatrics, etc. You would be expected to provide high-quality, effective clinical pharmacy services with a focus on improving patient outcomes and ensuring optimal medicines utilisation.

Although the primary site of this position is at Hutt Hospital, it is possible that you may be needed at the other District hospitals for specified periods of time.

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.  We provide a comprehensive pharmacy service throughout to the Capital Coast and Hutt Valley District, which includes a clinical service, dispensary and logistics service, and a quality and risk service. There is also an aseptic production service at Capital and Coast Hospitals (Wellington and Kenepuru). Through these services, we aim to improve the quality and effectiveness of prescribing, supply and distribution of medicines throughout the Capital Coast and Hutt Valley District.  Our teams value professional growth, and emphasises clinical development and medicines optimisation for our patients.

Moū – About you

You are a pharmacist with at least four years of clinical experience (hospital experience required).  You will need to be registered as a pharmacist in NZ, or eligible to register.  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.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District 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.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District 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 DHB

Hutt Valley DHB

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 in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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Job no: 23117241-23

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 7 January 2024