Pharmacist (level 2-8) at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent, 80 hours per fortnight (1 FTE)
We are seeking 3 (step 2 - 8 on the new Pharmacy Collective Agreement) pharmacists to take up a permanent positions based at Waikato Hospital. The position is aimed ideally for a registered pharmacist with 1 – 3 year’s hospital experience with a passion for clinical and ward pharmacy services. We will also consider candidates who are new to hospital pharmacy.
Initial key roles will include:
• Being part of a rotation and developing clinical skills predominantly in general medicine or surgical wards as well as some speciality areas like mental health/paediatrics later on
• Undertaking medication histories for anaesthetic assessment clinic
• Contributing to clinical team meetings and activities such as prescriber education, in-services, audits, journal club and MDTs.
• Involvement in pharmacy dispensary weekend services.
• Involvement in on-call service
• Involvement with onsite community pharmacy
• Rotations in different areas such as dispensary, cytotoxic aseptic unit and quality safe use of medicines will be offered as part of a general rotation
Applicants will have the ability to work independently on a ward with support from senior members of the team. Good time management and organisational skills are required to prioritise and undertake the various activities in which you will be involved. Some travelling to rural hospitals may be required.
If you are a New Zealand registered pharmacist with 1-3 years of experience and keen to learn new skills or build on existing skills then this role is for you.
The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.
We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. We run five hospitals across the district – a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any questions relating to the role please contact Preetika Prakash on 021 549 963 or email email@example.com
Application closing date: 20 May 2022
Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui
• Give and earn respect - Whakamana
• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
• Fair play – Mauri Pai
• Growing the good – Whakapakari
• Stronger together – Kotahitanga
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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