Pharmacist Team Leader Surgical Team, (Full Time) Pharmacy Service, Te Whatu Ora at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Permanent, Full Time
Remuneration as per PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines (Step 10 $89,701 to Step 15 $111,757)
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced hospital pharmacist with strong leadership capabilities to lead our team of pharmacists who provides clinical pharmacy services to the Surgical division at Counties Manukau. The clinical areas we cover include the National Burns Centre, General Surgery, Plastics, Vascular, Orthopaedics, Nutritional Support and the Manukau Surgery Centre.
In this Team Leader role, you will manage the day to day operations and the performance of the pharmacy surgical team to ensure that we provide excellent patient care as well as achieve our service deliverables. Working alongside the wider management and leadership pharmacy team, the Surgical Team Leader will also provide input into the strategic planning and leadership of progressive and innovative services, with the aim to improve efficiency, safety and quality of patient-centred care and help contribute towards the organisation’s goal of reducing health inequities for our communities. In addition, a key component of this role will be to provide direct patient care within a collaborative interdisciplinary team.
The Surgical Team Leader is also responsible for the ongoing support and professional development of pharmacists at all levels of skills and experience. The ability to appropriately challenge, coach and mentor team members to perform to the best of their abilities as well as effective time management and organisation skills are key success factors.
This senior role would suit someone already in a leadership role wanting to grow and extend their experience in a larger environment, or an aspiring leader with the right attitude and potential.
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We are looking for a pharmacist who is/has:
• Eligible to work in NZ
• New Zealand Registered Pharmacist with current APC or eligibility to obtain one
• Able to work flexible hours (such as participating in our extended service hours, oncall and weekend rosters)
• At least 4, preferably over 5 years of hospital pharmacy experience and demonstrated high standard of practice and clinical credibility
• Demonstrated excellent leadership capability with genuine interest for service and people development
• Patient-focused, driven and able to lead self, people and teams to achieve ambitious goals
• Effective at communication and decision-making
• Leads by example, acts as a positive role model and enabler of change
• Demonstrated strong initiative, accountability and resilience
Middlemore Hospital is a large and progressive tertiary hospital located in South Auckland and is unique in terms of the diverse, high-needs population we serve. Our service is committed to providing excellent patient-centred care and achieving equitable health outcomes through collaboration, continuous improvement and innovation. We are proud to be one of the leading Clinical Pharmacy services in Australasia with established systems and technology to optimise safe and effective use of medicines for our patients, from admission to discharge. Our clinical pharmacists have a strong presence and are well-regarded across the organisation. Our work is highly valued not just in the direct patient care setting but also in clinical leadership within the multidisciplinary team as well as systems improvement and governance. We are invested in building workforce capabilities and supporting our pharmacists to achieve their goals as a clinician and to make a lasting impact within and beyond the organisation. The diverse and complex clinical scenarios that we encounter and help manage every day make Counties Manukau an exceptional environment for lifelong learning. Furthermore, we are the first New Zealand hospital pharmacy to have established a pharmacist career framework which provides a clear and transparent pathway for our pharmacists to progress in their careers.
With a talented team of almost 50 clinical pharmacists, we provide clinical pharmacy services to inpatient areas spanning across Medicine, Surgery (including National Burns Centre & Spinal Unit), Older People’s Health & Rehabilitation, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Women’s & Children’s Health, Mental Health, Infectious Diseases & Antimicrobial Stewardship, Palliative Care, Complex Pain, Refugee Health and Medicines Information.
• Highly competitive remuneration commensurate matching to your skills, experience and qualifications
• A generous relocation package which includes a one-way flight, accommodation, car rental, shipping freight (T’s & C’s apply)
• Support with Immigration/Visa
Position Number: CMH11657
Closing Date: 17 October 2023
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|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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