Clinical Pharmacist

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand
September 15, 2022
David Street, Westown, New Plymouth 4310, Taranaki, New Zealand
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Clinical Pharmacist
Te Whatu Ora Taranaki, New Plymouth
1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight)- Negotiable on Part time up to 1.0 FTE
Permanent Position

  • Do you want to work for an employer known for their focus on employee wellness?
  • Would like to work with a passionate and innovative team?

New Plymouth was named the most liveable city, for a population between 75,000-150,000, by the International Awards for Liveable Communities

Why Taranaki?

Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks. Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day.  For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as   art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture.  Click here to read more information about Taranaki.

The Te Whatu Ora Taranaki is a large organisation operating in the exciting, changing Health sector to a population of 116,600 people. To hear more about our culture, view the video on our careers page.

About you:

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated NZ Registered Pharmacist wishing to join our pharmacy team  This is an opportunity to join a highly engaged pharmacy team with a strong emphasis on clinical service provision and quality whilst also collaborating with a wide range of teams within Te Whatu Ora Taranaki.

About you:

To be successful you require the following:

  • Delivery of clinical ward services to a defined area including Electronic Medicines Reconciliation on admission.
  • Medicine information.
  • In-service training/education.
  • Medicine related guideline/protocol development and reviews.
  • Medicine supply related activities including sterile/non-sterile manufacturing.

This position involves rostered on call duties.

Te Whatu Ora Ta is a leader in NZ Hospital pharmacy initiatives. It has a well resourced department with a team of committed professionals. It is committed to continuing professional development and the provision of opportunities for extra study.

The department uses the e-Pharmacy Dispensing system. This is interfaced with the Pyxis automated ward dispensing and inventory system (including the CII automated controlled drug system) and the MedChart electronic prescribing system which is used on the majority of wards in the hospital.

We also have a dedicated eMedication management team within the pharmacy department which means that this position may be required to support staff involved in that area of work.

Salary level is dependent on expertise and qualifications.

For further information, please contact Claire Barnfather on Email:

Click here to view the job description.

If you are interested in the position, please "Apply Online" from this page.

Applications Close Wednesday 19 October 2022

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