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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Services
Waikato District Health Board
80 hours per fortnight
Job Number: WAI05860

Do you want a position with interesting and varied work, a great team to work with, and most of your weekends free?  Pharmacy Services, Waikato Hospital is looking for a technician/ trainee technician to join our team of professionals.

The applicant will preferably be qualified with a NZ Certificate in Pharmacy (Technician Level 5), near to the end of their training as a pharmacy technician or wishing to train as a pharmacy technician.

Join the team at Waikato Hospital, one of the largest tertiary teaching hospitals in New Zealand offering a full range of specialties. Be challenged, yet have fun whilst working with a large, experienced and friendly team of pharmacists and technicians providing clinical pharmacy, dispensary/ supply and back up cytotoxic compounding services to Waikato and Thames hospitals.

All of this whilst living in a region offering the best of arts, theatre, cafes, great schools and outdoor activities. Central to the mountains, beaches or Auckland without the big city hassles!

Hospital pharmacy experience is desirable but not essential. Training and further learning is encouraged and supported. 

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Closing date: 3 June 2018

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Clinical Team Leader – Pharmacy Services
Pharmacy Services
Waikato District Health Board
Job Number: WAI02901

Ready for the next step in your career or want a change of scene and nicer place to live and work, as a Pharmacy Services Team leader?

One of our coveted clinical team leader positions will soon be vacant and we need a replacement. Is this you? Are you ready to take on a leadership role, or move to a similar role in a new workplace?

Escape the big smoke, move to a lovely central city with a decent but not hectic pace of life and join the pharmacy team at Waikato Hospital, one of the largest tertiary teaching hospitals in New Zealand. Your 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 our 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, a post-graduate qualification in clinical pharmacy, and preferably some leadership experience. Those with less experience or qualifications who have a desire and aptitude to move into leadership will also be considered. To be successful, you must be a great team player with the right attitude. In return you will receive support for your professional development, and enjoy working with a family-friendly, flexible team offering clinical pharmacy services to five hospitals within Waikato DHB.

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For further information contact Jan Goddard, Manager Pharmacy Services at, or by phone on 021 359 581.

Closing date: 6 June 2018

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 Advanced Clinical Pharmacist (Neonatal & Women’s Health)

An exciting opportunity exists for an Advanced Pharmacist for neonatal unit and women’s wards. Wellington regional Hospital provides a large tertiary neonatal facility and operates a dedicated women’s health ward. We are seeking an experienced pharmacist ideally with experience in both areas, but with prior neonatal experience at a minimum.

The successful applicant will lead and demonstrate safe and clinically effective patient/client assessment and intervention using advanced knowledge and skills to manage complex presentations. As part of the pharmacy clinical team, other responsibilities include contributing to the leadership and management of the Pharmacy service, supporting direct clinical and technical practice as well as involvement in teaching others, and participation in whole of service improvement.

The department encourages and supports professional development relevant to this role. 

Applicants must be 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.

All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button (applications for positions will not be accepted unless accompanied by one).

Applications close on the 4th June 2018. Please submit your CV and cover letter in Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate vacancy number and job title in the subject line.


 Vacancy: AH072-18

 Closes: 4th June 2018



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Pharmacy Services
Waikato District Health Board
40 hours per week
Job Number: WAI05979

We are seeking a pharmacist to join the pharmacy team at Waikato Hospital to take on a new role as part of expanding our clinical trials and research service.

As a member of our Quality and Safe Use of Medicines team, you will work alongside the current clinical trials pharmacist helping to coordinate existing clinical trials, explore the potential for additional trials and investigate new research opportunities. As part of the Pharmacy Services wider team, the role will also include support of the cytotoxic compounding unit, through which a number of trial medicines are dispensed or ordered. 

Desirable attributes include:

  • Hospital experience, and/or experience in clinical trials/research.
  • Attention to detail, flexibility, excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to work independently or as an integral team member.
  • Confidence interacting with a range of health professionals.

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 from the hospital plus close proximity to national parks and the central mountain region for outdoor recreation.

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

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 if required.

For any further queries about this role, please call Julie Vickers, Quality and Safe Use of Medicines Leader on 021 549 485 or Jan Goddard, District Manager Pharmacy Services on 021 359 581.

For more information and to apply, please visit:

Closing date: 6 June 2018

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