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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

Dunedin Hospital

 

  • Full-time 1.0 FTE (40 hrs per week)
  • Permanent opportunity
  • Training opportunity available

 

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

 

Ideally you will have experience, however if you are new to this field and have a strong willingness to learn and would be interested in undertaking the necessary training and we would love to hear from you.  

 

Mō mātou | About us

The Pharmacy service provides a full clinical and operational service to Dunedin Hospital. 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. 

 

Mō te tūranga | About the Role

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

 

Mōu ake | 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 committed to completing the training)
  • 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

 

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.

 

Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. 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.

 

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Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  Sunday 11 December 2022

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

 

Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor, email caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz  

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

 

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)

 

COVID-19 Vaccination requirements

New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

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