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Position Title: Pharmacist
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.75 FTE (30 hours per week)
Date Posted: 26/06/2020
Application Closing Date: 12/07/2020 11PM
Job #: 063443
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Pharmacist
Southland Hospital

  • Part-time vacancy – 0.75FTE (30 hrs per week)
  • Fixed Term position until 30 July 2021

Are you looking for a new challenge? Southern District Health Board has an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced pharmacist to join our friendly service in Southland Hospital on a part-time, fixed term basis to provide parental leave cover for one of the team.

About us
We are a community-orientated hospital (not too big and not too small) providing a full range of secondary care services including general dispensary pharmacy, drug information and advice, education and counselling, and extemporaneous manufacture. In this environment you will be encouraged to have a go at everything, which will both challenge and extend your clinical experience and skills. We provide a wide range of clinical services encompassing both generalist and specialist skills so there’s no better place to move your career forward.

About you
You will be a natural at working and contributing as part of a team, have excellent time management skills and a very high standard of ethical and professional practice. You will be a great communicator in both verbal and written language, adapting to the needs of the audience. A mature approach is also essential as is having the ability to adapt to an ever-changing health environment.

Hospital pharmacy experience is preferred but not absolutely essential as we may be able to offer full orientation to hospital pharmacy practice for the right candidate. You must however be registered or eligible to register as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand under the provisions of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, with the right to work in New Zealand.

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://southlandnz.com/invercargill and https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: Sunday, 12 July 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 potentially 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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