Job Vacancy:

Lead Pharmacist

Position: 1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight) Full time
Job Code: TG30808
Employer: Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Closing application date: 16/12/2018

Job Description

Mental Health & Addictions
Tauranga Hospital
Bay of Plenty District Health Board, New Zealand
1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight)

Bay of Plenty District Health Board is establishing a dedicated Mental Health & Addictions Pharmacy Service and a number of new positions as part of the Interdisciplinary Team, and seeking a Senior Lead Pharmacist.

The successful applicant must have experience in Mental Health and Addictions. The role will lead service delivery supporting transition of care from hospital to community, mentoring junior staff, medication reconciliation, teaching, medication information, provision of patient education and some dispensary shifts.

The Lead Senior Pharmacist will oversee the service at Whakatane Hospital, although based at Tauranga Hospital, and have dedicated support staff (new positions) including rotational pharmacists and technicians across the two sites.

Participation in a weekend and on-call rotational roster is a requirement of the position.
You will have the support working closely with the Pharmacy Manager and Mental Health & Addictions leadership.

At BOPDHB, our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do. We use values-based recruitment to help us recruit people who share our values, as we know this makes a positive difference to job satisfaction and the experience of our patients and their families/whänau. For more information about our values and working at BOPDHB, please visit our website

If you’re flexible, innovative, have a can-do attitude to deliver a new exciting service, enjoy achieving targets, working in teams and aspire to the CARE values in a supportive environment we look forward to hearing from you!

Please click here to view position description, applications close 16 December 2018 and must be made online

All positions at the BOPDHB are subject to safety checks; in addition the candidate may be required to supply evidence of Transmissible Disease Immunity at their own cost.

For enquiries about this position please phone the Pharmacy Manager 07 579 8724

The positions are classified as a vulnerable persons’ worker role, therefore subject to safety check requirements.

Applications close 16 December 2018

How to Apply

Via this website
Download this position description and apply directly:
Further Information: Pharmacy Manager 006475798724