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Southland Hospital

• Permanent, part-time 0.5FTE 20 hours per week

Living in the Southern region offers you some of the best beaches, mountains and the best wine. We are a short drive to Queenstown for the keen skiers and have holiday homes available to staff at very reasonable rates in Arrowtown, Queenstown and Te Anau.

We are a community-oriented hospital (not too big and not too small) providing a full range of secondary care services, including general dispensary pharmacy, drug information and advice, education and counselling, and extemporaneous manufacture. You are encouraged to have a go at everything, to which will both challenge and extend your clinical experience and skills. We provide a wide range of clinical services encompassing both generalist and specialist skills. 

You will have the ability to work and contribute as part of a team, with excellent time management skills, be a great communicator in verbal and written language, adapting to the need of the audience, and very high standard of ethical and professional practice. A mature approach is essential, as is being well presented at all times, and having the ability to adapt to a changing health environment.

Hospital pharmacy experience is preferred but not essential, as we are able to offer full orientation to hospital pharmacy practice. You must be registered or eligible to register as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand under the provisions of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.

Closing date: Sunday, 5 August 2018.

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, phone (03) 214 5770 or email

To Apply:     We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:


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Whanganui Hospital Pharmacy Department  

Fixed term (12 months), 40 Hours/week 

Ever wondered what hospital pharmacy is like?  Wanting to improve your clinical pharmacy skills within a supportive and stimulating environment? 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?
We are seeking an enthusiastic pharmacist to work in our dispensary team.  
The successful candidate will work in our pharmacy dispensary providing a service to both inpatients and a limited number of outpatients.  You will be responsible for overseeing the supply of medications to our hospital wards and departments and dispense medication to a limited number of outpatients.
Previous hospital experience is desirable, but it is not essential and pharmacists from other fields are welcome to apply.
 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

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!

o obtain a position description, application form or additional information about the role, please contact Kim Craddock on (06)348 3911, email or visit our website
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.


Pharmacy Technician - IT Specialist

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Part-time, fixed-term for 12 months

64 hours per fortnight

We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician - IT Specialist for Hawke's Bay who shares our values of He kauanuanu - Respect, Ākina - Improvement, Rāranga te tira - Teamwork and Tauwhiro - Care.

Our District Health Board is large enough to provide variety and depth of work experience, with good support and supervision, yet small enough to be a friendly team with good social interaction.

We are seeking a motivated Pharmacy Technician for a fixed-term, 12-month part-time contract, working 32 hours per week in the Hawke's Bay Hospital Pharmacy Department.

Ideally you'll have significant past experience as a pharmacy technician, however, less-experienced candidates may be considered and are encouraged to apply.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Providing technician support to the pharmacy service, including but not limited to: Ordering and receipting of medicines, dispensing medicines to hospital inpatients, and maintaining medicine supply to ward imprests
  • Implementation and testing of new pharmacy dispensing software

The Department is committed to continuing professional development and the provision of opportunities for further study.

Hawke's Bay is recognised as the Art Deco centre of the world, renowned for its sun-drenched climate, fine wines, food and music, and offers a lifestyle second to none.

For further information on this position please contact Tania Arnold, Dispensary Coordinator ph 06 878 8109 ext 2568, or email


Daniel Bernal, Principal Pharmacist ph 06 878 8109 ext 2565, or email

To apply online, please visit

Close date: 25 July 2018

Vacancy Reference: HAW01561