Pharmacist - Clinical Trials
Southern Health
Dunedin, Otago
15h ago

Pharmacist Clinical Trials

Dunedin Hospital

  • Part time 0.5 FTE (20 hrs per week)
  • Fixed Term opportunity until 30 June 2023
  • Exciting opportunity!
  • Our Pharmacy Department at Dunedin Hospital is seeking a positive and enthusiastic Pharmacist to join our friendly and supportive team on a part time, fixed term basis to work within our Clinical Trials unit.

    About us

    The Pharmacy service provides a full clinical and operational service to Dunedin Hospital. We also provide a Clinical Trials service which includes delivering efficient clinical trials services and clinical trials management.

    Our Clinical Trials service provides new and novel treatments for all patients enrolled in clinical trials across a range of different specialties including Oncology, Haematology, Gastroenterology and other specialty services.

    You will be exposed to new and novel medications that are yet to be funded in New Zealand!

    About the Role

    This exciting role will provide you with huge variety in your day to day activity and allow you to learn new skills while contributing to the day to day operational delivery of clinical trials.

    This will include dispensing (both sterile and non-sterile) of trial medication, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, NZ Pharmacy Standards as well as all aspects of the relevant Clinical Trial protocols and International Good Clinical Practice standards.

    You will work closely with our Clinical Trials Pharmacist to provide a range of Clinical Trials activity, and with both of our International Clinical Trials partners and local researchers to ensure new trials are set up, and that procedures and protocols are in place to ensure all patients receive their study medication.

    All of this is done according Good Clinical Practice.

    Additionally, there is the opportunity to be responsible for looking after particular studies from start to finish and take great satisfaction in providing a high-quality service to research teams.

    Even in a part time role, you will be able to take the lead and responsibility which all creates high job satisfaction and unparalleled experience!

    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 :

  • An Annual Practicing Certificate in the Scope of Pharmacist
  • 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
  • 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 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.

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