Medication Safety Pharmacist
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Are you a highly motivated pharmacist who would like to flex your professional, critical thinking and change management skills and try something new? If so, this could be the opportunity for you!
We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative pharmacist with great problem-solving and communication skills to work within our Medicines Governance team.
You will join a team of 10 pharmacists and a technician reporting to the Clinical Lead Pharmacist, Medicines Governance and Informatics. This is a great opportunity to contribute to a fast growing field, leading medication safety initiatives to implement safe practices within healthcare. Te Toka Tumai is committed to safe medication practices within its organisation.
This full time fixed term (1 year) position will provide you the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge and work across all aspects of the pharmacy and Medicines Governance service. For the right candidate, it offers the opportunity to work clinically in the cardiovascular service enabling the candidate to integrate medication safety and clinical work within this directorate. The position engages extensively internally within the pharmacy department and externally with the multiple directorates of Te Toka Tumai requiring the successful candidate to be an effective communicator and a strong team player.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
- You will either have registration or be eligible for registration as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand. For candidates applying from overseas, please see below for relevant links to the Pharmacy Council’s page on Overseas Registration.
- Pharm or other recognised pharmacy qualification
- 2-3 years of experience in hospital pharmacy (can include hospital internship)
- Previous experience of audit, data analysis and/or project work
- Evidence of clinical pharmacy skills in a hospital environment
- Good organisational skills and excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills within and outside pharmacy
For further information on this role please contact Jo Marcroft, Acting Clinical Lead Pharmacist – Medicines Governance and Informatics on JohanaM@adhb.govt.nz or +64210797788
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
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Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! For successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, or require information in an accessible format, please Hamish Watson - Recruitment Consultant at email@example.com or at +6421948906 quoting vac ref # ADHB20522 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Closing date is Tuesday 27 February, 2024.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. We are also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa).
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Our Pharmacy department is an innovative and exciting place to work. We employ over 100 staff including those working within two retail pharmacies, Aseptic Production Unit and a flagship inpatient service. We serve over 1200 inpatient beds. Our guiding principle is to put the patient first in everything we do. Our award winning and growing clinical pharmacy service has over 40 pharmacists working across both secondary and tertiary level services.
We have a robust service strategy which ensures that our staff are continuingly driving to work at the top of their scope and pushing the boundaries of clinical pharmacy practice. We are committed to do and be our best, to value and support all staff, to work together with trust respect and honesty, and display commitment and accountability to provide a high quality service to our patients.
This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts
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