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Position Title: Pharmacist (Southland Hospital)
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 28/08/2020
Application Closing Date: 20/09/2020 11PM
Job #: Pharm_Southland
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Southland Hospital

  • Permanent opportunity starting ASAP
  • Full time 1.0FTE (40 hours per week)

Are you looking for a new opportunity?  

We are now seeking a highly motivated and experienced pharmacist to join our friendly team in Southland Hospital on a permanent, full-time basis.

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 is no better place to move your career forward.

About you
We are looking for someone who is a natural working with, and as part of a team. Someone who has 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 calm, 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.

Why Southland?
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 and for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.

Do you have a passion for quality improvement, medication safety and clinical training / supervision? If you do, this is the position for you!

We would also love to hear what skills, passions and interests you have that you could bring to our DHB, so don’t delay and apply today,

Closing Date: Sunday, 20 September 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:

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. 

How to Apply  
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