Intern Pharmacist / Kaiwhakarite Rongoā Tauira

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location: Wellington

Service:    Pharmacy

Contract:  12 month fixed-term, full time

Salary:  As per PSA AHST Agreement

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated intern pharmacists with good communication skills, who are committed to providing a quality pharmacy service to our patients. 

We have multiple positions available across the Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley District.  We have positions based at Wellington Hospital with the opportunity to rotate to Kenepuru and Hutt hospital.  We also have positions based at Hutt Hospital with the opportunity to rotate to Wellington and Kenepuru hospitals.

Wellington Hospital is a teaching hospital that provides a wide range of tertiary services to the Wellington Region.  These services include nephrology, oncology, neonatal, paediatric, cardiothoracic, intensive care, neurosurgery, haematology, radiotherapy and psychiatry.  Hutt Hospital is also a teaching hospital that has plastics/burns, paediatrics, maternity, general surgical/gynaecology, orthopaedics, general medical, and coronary care wards.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The pharmacy team is well respected by clinicians, nursing staff, and senior management across the organisation, and is constantly looking at ways to improve the service and care it delivers.  We provide a comprehensive pharmacy service throughout to the Capital Coast and Hutt Valley District, which includes a clinical service, dispensary & logistics service, and a quality & risk service. Through these services, we aim to improve the quality and effectiveness of prescribing, supply and distribution of medicines throughout the Capital Coast and Hutt Valley District.  Our teams value professional growth, and emphasizes clinical development and medicines optimization for our patients.

Moū – About you

We want to hear from you if you are self-motivated in developing your clinical and professional practice and are keen to learn about all aspects of hospital pharmacy.  You must be passionate about people and learning.

The pharmacy department provides comprehensive pharmaceutical services to all wards.  You will take part in a rotational training programme and gain experience in:

  • Inpatient Services
  • Clinical Rotations (ward-based) including medicine reconciliation.
  • Medicines Information
  • Preparative services, compounding, aseptic services, cytotoxic reconstitution
  • Special projects/audit work

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast

Hutt Valley

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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Fixed Term/Full Time

Job no: AH080-24

Location: Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2024