Senior Mental Health and Addictions Pharmacist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Inpatient Mental Health Services (1.0FTE)
Achieving the best health outcomes for Northland communities starts with expecting the best from ourselves. We ensure every member of our team has the opportunity to develop, grow and stay inspired. Here, you can make an impact on your community and on your own professional development – all whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work-life balance.
Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Clinical Pharmacist in the Inpatient Mental Health Services based at Whangarei Hospital. This is a permanent position, working 80 hours per fortnight.
This role will lead, deliver and develop pharmacy services to the Inpatient Mental Health and Addiction Services of Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Tokerau.
- Providing knowledge and education to the team and other staff of Te Tai Tokerau, as well as external health providers.
- Supporting Psychiatrists to work efficiently by providing thorough reviews and medication prescribing history.
- Evaluation and recommendation of prescribing regimens.
- Supporting the service with safe and appropriate use of medicines.
Skills and experience required:
- Minimum 5 years post-registration pharmacist experience
- Knowledge and experience of Mental Health and Addiction Services
- Experience working collaboratively with diverse teams and problem solving
Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold a current Annual Practising Certificate from the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand https://pharmacycouncil.org.nz/i-want-to-practise-in-new-zealand/
Applicants must submit a minimum of a cover letter and an up to date CV with your application.
Previous experience in a hospital pharmacy setting is beneficial, but not essential. Working within the Pharmacy will see you work autonomously and flexibly. You will be part of a supportive and dynamic team, with an interesting and wide variety of work to keep you engaged and motivated.
Relocation allowance may be available.
A career with Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Vacancy No: AH22-414
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau
|Permanent Full time
|AH22-414 - JD - Senior Clinical Pharmacist - Inpatient Mental Health.pdf (PDF, 341KB)
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