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Full-time (1.0FTE), Permanent 

Seize this highly sought-after opportunity to join the most progressive and innovative pharmacy team in the country.


Looking for the next move in your career? Wanting an opportunity to take on an exciting and stimulating role as the leader of a great team? Keen to further develop aseptic and cytotoxic pharmacy services and promote the role of pharmacy within the healthcare team?


Then we have the job for you!


If you are a New Zealand Registered Pharmacist, holding a current APC with the Pharmacy Council of NZ and with a minimum of 5 years hospital pharmacy experience (including clinical pharmacy, aseptic compounding/dispensing and cytotoxic dispensing), then this may well be the opportunity of your lifetime. Previous supervisory/management experience would be also be essential. Current experience with the ePharmacy compounding and dispensing modules would be an advantage.


The principal objective of this position is to provide overall supervision, professional guidance and service development for a team of around 8 clinical pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy assistants and interns. Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager and based at Christchurch Hospital, you will provide leadership and direction in aseptic and cytotoxic pharmacy services for your team. Duties will include a regular clinical pharmacy attachment. The Supervisor is an integral part of the departmental and service management teams, including covering for the Pharmacy Manager at times. There will be an immediate need to be involved in configuration work for an ePharmacy software upgrade, so previous involvement in this activity would be an advantage. There will also be a need to be involved in planning for a replacement aseptic production unit as part of the hospital/pharmacy redevelopment programme, so previous facility planning experience would be an advantage.


You will need to be a flexible, enthusiastic person, able to work well within a multi-disciplinary team environment, prioritising your time and efforts into the areas of maximal benefit. You should be able to relate well to patients, carers and colleagues. Highly developed computer, written and oral communication skills are required.  

For more information and a copy of the position description, please contact Paul Barrett, Pharmacy Manager, phone 03 364 0840, or e-mail 

Applications are to be made on-line, using the website. Closing Date: 31 August 2017



Would you enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team supporting General Practices in the Southern Region?

Clinical Pharmacists Dunedin/Invercargill Based

WellSouth is looking to employ Registered Pharmacists with clinical skills and expertise to work alongside General Practice teams to support best practice prescribing and utilization of medicines. 

WellSouth has the aim of improving health outcomes for people in the Southern region.

WellSouth seeks experienced, motivated registered pharmacists who have undertaken postgraduate study to join our clinical team. These roles will involve undertaking clinical medication reviews, medicine reconciliation, quality improvement activities and education within the General Practice and other primary health care settings.  The roles operate within the WellSouth Long Term Conditions team and works alongside practice staff, individuals and groups.

WellSouth will consider applications from those seeking full or part time employment.

A copy of the job description and application form can be found at

Enquiries and applications are to be directed to Human Resources, phone 0800 477 115, email  Applications must include a CV, letter of application and the application form.

Closing date: 23 September 2017 




Pharmacist Director, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital

Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service  

  • Inspirational Pharmacist Leader 
  •  Able to effectively lead Reform and Change 
  • Collaborative communicator across the range of clinical stakeholders


Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CHQHHS) is a recognised leader in paediatric healthcare, teaching and research.  With a dedicated team of more than 3,900 people, their point of difference is the way care is provided to children, young people and their families every day.  This is through a steadfast commitment to providing patient and family-centred care at every level of the service and a continuous drive for service and operational excellence.


A Pharmacist Director is now sought to provide clinical and operational leadership to the Pharmacy Service for CHQHHS.  This exciting leadership position will play a critical role in the ongoing development of the Pharmacy Service into a flexible and responsive service with a culture which ensures action in response to the changing needs of the organisation and contemporary health care delivery.


The successful candidate will be a qualified Pharmacist and will demonstrate: 

  • Experience at a leadership level in a complex hospital pharmacy service
  • The ability to lead the development of professional pharmacy standards on a state-wide basis
  • Proven high level clinical expertise and the ability to implement innovative, evidence based solutions
  • level communication and influencing skills with the ability to negotiate outcomes to meet health service requirements
  • An ability to lead reform across technology, processes, workforce and clinical service delivery


For a confidential discussion, please contact Principal Search Consultant, Liz Hlipala on: T. +61 401 122 301 or via email  


Closing date: 30TH August 2017   I Reference Number H17_2602


To obtain selection documentation, please visit


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Whanganui Hospital Pharmacy Department 

Permanent full time 40 Hours/week and participation in an on call/weekend roster\


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? 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic pharmacist to join our friendly team. You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical areas, including the emergency department, medical ward, stroke unit, mental health and surgical wards, providing clinical pharmacy services and participating in quality activities and projects.  Whanganui hospital has ward pharmacy technicians providing medicines reconciliation which allows pharmacists more time to provide clinical services. You will also be responsible for providing medication education to clinical staff and the public and participate in weekly pharmacist continuing education sessions.  

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate entry level clinical skills and knowledge or above. You will bring to this role a high degree of accuracy, and be an effective team player with excellent communication and organisational skills. You will also need to be computer literate and hold a current New Zealand APC  

The Pharmacy Department actively encourages all staff to be working at the top of their scope and is committed to providing support for on-going professional development and further study.  Other benefits include payment of your Pharmacy Council of New Zealand APC and PSNZ membership 

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! 

To obtain a position description, application form or additional information about the role, visit our website 

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, completed WDHB application form and be emailed to with the vacancy reference number.  

Vacancy number: 07-CPR-5665


Applications close: 1 September 2017



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 Hospital Pharmacy Clinical Guidelines Project Lead 

Position overview


A Project Lead is required to take forward the development of the clinical pharmacy guidelines project. The aim of this project is to develop a set of clinical pharmacy guidelines for ward based hospital pharmacy activity using an adapt and adopt strategy


This is a 4-6 month, part time position at 0.2FTE depending on the availability of the successful candidate.  The potential for a secondment can be explored.


Reporting to the steering group, you will be responsible for the planning and day to day running of the project.  You will be expected to identify and coordinate volunteers and perform critical appraisal of their review, ensuring adherence to previously agreed timeframes. Responsibilities also include project documentation, establishment of draft document and consistent liaison with steering group.


This position will suit a New Zealand registered pharmacist with at least five to ten years’ experience in hospital pharmacy, ideally with management experience.  The appointee will be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as an active part of a team. They will have excellent project management, communication, and data management and analysis skills, with a demonstrated attention to detail and understanding of the New Zealand healthcare environment. 


Further information can be obtained from: Annie Egan on email  tel: 0211716960


Closing date: 30th December 2017


How to apply 

Please submit your CV and covering letter to Annie Egan up to end of business on the closing date.