Clinical Pharmacist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Whanganui Hospital Pharmacy Department
Te Whatu Ora - Whanganui
Permanent, full time (40 hours per week)
Whanganui DHB is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.
Ngā Uarātanga | Our Values
· Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.
· Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.
· Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.
· Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual/whānau choice.
Ko te kaupapa | About the role
We are looking for an enthusiastic pharmacist to join our friendly and supportive team. You will have the opportunity to provide clinical pharmacy services in a variety of areas and participate in quality improvement activities and projects.
Whanganui hospital has ward-based pharmacy technicians gathering patient medication histories, allowing pharmacists more time to focus on providing clinical services, improving patient outcomes and ensuring optimal medicines utilisation.
The clinical pharmacy service provides an integral role in medicines management and patient safety. Education is a strong emphasis within the service including provision of information to patients, caregivers and whānau on safe and effective use of medicine and providing on-going training and education to prescribers and nursing.
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.
As a small team you will be encouraged and supported to have a go at everything, which will both challenge and extend your clinical experience and skills.
There is no better place to move your career forward.
Ko koe tēnei | About you
We are looking for someone who:
- Has excellent communication skills (in both verbal and written language) and the ability to adapt communication to the needs of the audience
- Has a strong patient and medication safety focus
- Is a team player
- Has a calm, mature approach
- Is be able to demonstrate entry level clinical skills and knowledge or above.
- Has well-developed time management and problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritise tasks and adapt to an ever changing health environment
- Has a high degree of accuracy
- Is computer literate
- Is registered or eligible for registration with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand and hold a current Annual Practising Certificate
Previous experience in a hospital pharmacy setting is advantageous but not essential. An extensive programme and support will be provided from the pharmacy team to orientate you to hospital pharmacy practices.
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'. We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.
Whanganui is a great little progressive city with a friendly chilled vibe. Great café culture, schools and sporting opportunities with some of the best all year-round weather in the country. The rugged west coast beaches on your doorstep allow for all year surfing, fishing or just walking for miles. Skiing and hiking on mount Ruapehu just an hour up the road, Whanganui has all your bases covered for a family friendly lifestyle.
Whanganui's reputation for having some of the best value-for-money housing in New Zealand is another big-plus for many people settling in the city. With most suburbs only 15 minutes from the central business district or Whanganui Hospital residents don't have to compromise on location to make the most of their leisure time or afford a better property.
Check out www.discoverwhanganui.nz/visit/ to see what your new home could look like.
Me pēhea te tono | How to apply
Please click, APPLY NOW to apply for this role, please include a CV and cover letter and review your application to ensure all of your attachments have been succesfully uploaded.
For more information, please review the attached position description and for any further queries about this role please call Megan Geertson on mobile 0211447314 or email email@example.com
Rā Katinga | Applications close
Applications close: 11 April 2023
Te Whatu Ora -Health New Zealand, Whanganui expects all new staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before they commence employment.
This job closes on 11 April 2023. However, since we would like our preferred candidate to commence employment as early as possible, we may close this vacancy earlier if we found a suitable candidate for this position. Therefore, please do not wait until the closing date to apply for this role.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui|
|Location:||Manawatu / Whanganui|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||Clinical Pharmacist 2023.pdf (PDF, 484KB)
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