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Position Title: Pharmacy Technician
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 20/05/2020
Application Closing Date: 14/06/2020 11PM
Job #: 060706
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Pharmacy Technician
Dunedin Hospital

  • Full time 1.0FTE (40 hrs per week)
  • Permanent opportunity!

Our Pharmacy Department at Dunedin Hospital is seeking a positive and enthusiastic Pharmacy Technician to join our friendly and supportive team on a permanent, fulltime basis.

About us
The Pharmacy service provides a full clinical and operational service to Dunedin Hospital, and we have a full Aseptic Production Unit. We provide a wide range of clinical services encompassing both generalist and specialist skills so there is no better place to move your career forward.  In this environment, you will be encouraged to have a go at everything, which will both challenge and extend your experience and skills.  

About the Role
The role will include stock control, ward supply, in and out patient dispensing, sterile, cytotoxic and non-sterile compounding, and assisting in the general day to day running of the dispensary. The role will be 40 hours, Monday to Friday (as well as a rostered Saturday morning 9am -12pm).

About You
Hospital experience is preferred although not essential, and you will possess strong time management, planning, and organisational skills. Naturally, you will be an excellent communicator, and a trusted and positive team player. It is also essential you can pick things up quickly, perform in an accurate and precise manner and work well within a diverse and ever-changing environment. 
To succeed in this role, you will need to have:

  • Appropriate New Zealand recognised Pharmacy Technician qualification (or working towards)
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused
  • High levels of personal and professional integrity

About Southern DHB
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.

If you believe you could bring an abundance of fresh ideas to the service, and would enjoy working within a positive team environment, please apply now and let us know in your covering letter why you feel you would be suitable for this vacancy.

Closing Date: Sunday, 14 June 2020
Please note we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. If you are interested in this position, please do not delay! 

For further information, please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate. Phone:(03) 470 9605 or Email: Karen.cope@southerndhb.govt.nz

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for. 

 
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