Senior Pharmacist Informatics and Medicines Management Support
Where you’ll be working: Pharmacy Services, Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent, 64 - 80 Hours per fortnight
Salary details: Steps 8 – 11 of the Apex Pharmacy Collective Agreement
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced pharmacist to join our pharmacy service to work in our Quality and Safe Use of Medicines team. You will be involved with a range of activities such as supporting or implementing a variety of medication safety practices and initiatives, writing and reviewing guidelines, assisting with prescriber orientation. There is also opportunity to use or develop your interest in information technology and the application of data to support clinical services and medicines management processes. There will also be occasional dispensary and Saturday work.
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Mōu | About you
This is a varied and interesting role that combines your skill and knowledge as a pharmacist with your interest in information technology.
We are seeking someone with excellent verbal and written communication skills, a flexible approach, confidence interacting with a range of health professionals, and ability to work both independently and as an integral team member.
Experience in leading projects and training of others is desirable as part of taking on this senior pharmacist position.
Ideally will suit a NZ registered pharmacist with 5-8 years of hospital experience and a post-graduate qualification in clinical pharmacy or other relevant postgraduate qualification, however other candidates will be considered.
The preference for this role is 80 hours per fortnight. However, 64 hours (or more) per fortnight may be considered for the right candidate.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For further information about this role, please call Julie Vickers, Team Leader Quality and Safe Use of Medicines, Pharmacy Services, on 021549485.
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
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