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Pharmacy Interns

Pharmacist Interns

Dunedin and Invercargill internships available for 2022


  • Start your career with Southern District Health Board (SDHB)
  • Full time positions 1.0FTE (40 hrs per week) starting January 2022
  • Fixed-term until 6 January 2023


We are now taking applications for three fixed- term positions of Pharmacy Intern within Southern District Health Board, starting January 2022. There are two positions available at Dunedin Hospital, and one position available at Southland Hospital.


The Pharmacy Departments within Southern District Health Board have excellent reputations, and are an integral part of the Tertiary Teaching hospital and services provided by SDHB. You will experience all areas of hospital pharmacy during your intern year which will involve significant clinical training (including being responsible for your own ward area under supervision) as well as involvement with medicines information, pharmacy projects and all aspects of our dispensing processes (inpatient, outpatient and limited aseptic experience).


We are looking for people who work well as part of a team, have excellent communication skills, are consistent, accurate and reliable in their work, and enjoy learning new skills. The successful applicants will need to be adaptable to the ever changing health environment, well presented at all times, capable of self-motivation and time management, and have the ability to provide alternative solutions to problems.


Please apply via our website www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/ attaching your cover letter, cv and university record. In your cover letter please indicate which location you would like to be considered for, and if you wish to be considered for both locations then please indicate any preferences.


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 likeminded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Now is also 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. Why don’t you check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Position Description


Closing Date: Sunday, 23 May 2021

Due to the fast-paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via the internal careers site.

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


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

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