Pharmacy Technicians - Nelson Hospital
Nelson Marlborough Health (Nelson/Blenheim)
Nelson Hospital
4d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

Pharmacy Technicians - Nelson Hospital

Enjoy working as part of a team of dedicated technicianssupporting clinical pharmacists on wards and in the dispensary

  • Permanent part-time position (could be up to full time for the rightapplicant)
  • Plenty of variety and opportunities for interaction withhealthcare workers and patients
  • No two days will ever be the same!
  • Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

    The role of a Pharmacy Technician involvesdispensing, ward supply, stock control, procurement and assisting in theday-to-day running of the dispensary and pharmacy services.

    You will also havethe opportunity to work at the top of scope of practice; including assistingwith medicines reconciliation and discharge planning in clinical areas, andother tasks that relate directly to patient safety and care.

    We have arange of permanent positions available ranging from 0.6 FTE (64 hours perfortnight) to 1 FTE (full-time, 80 hours per fortnight).

    Our working days areMonday to Friday between the hours of 7.30AM and 5.00PM. Your hours can benegotiated within this. There may be the opportunity for weekend shifts in thefuture.

    Pleaseinclude the FTE / number of hours you would like to work in your cover letter.

    Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Whois an appropriate applicant?)

    If you are excited about a career in pharmacy wewant to hear from you. You will ideally have a New Zealand National Certificatein Pharmacy (Technician) or be willing to start training.

    It will be importantthat you manage your time effectively, are a competent communicator, anaccurate record keeper and pay close attention to detail.

    You will have a goodlevel of computer competency and the ability to quickly adapt to new systemsand software. Of equally importance is your ability to fit well into a teamenvironment and contribute to making the workplace enjoyable andproductive.

    We are always appreciative of new ideas and smarter ways ofworking, so a willingness to share ideas is also a must.

    For the health andsafety of staff and patients all NMH staff are required to be vaccinated inaccordance with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021including boosters.

    Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

    Nelson Marlborough Health isthe main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we areNelson and Marlborough-s largest employer, which means the opportunities hereare endless.

    Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we arespread across the region and service all parts of the community.

    Our work canbe challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard tomake a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

    Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

    Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

    You will be part of an innovative pharmacy teamthat takes pride in improving patient outcomes. New technician roles aredeveloping and we encourage team members to think outside the square and sharetheir ideas.

    If you are enthusiastic about pharmacy - we want you. In return weoffer a friendly and supportive team environment.

    Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

    For general enquiries please contact ourrecruitment team on or 03 5461274.

    For role specific information please contactSonja Van Alphen, Pharmacy Team Leader, Nelson Hospital via

    Keen to apply now, it-s easy. Please fill in ouronline application form.


    Applications close : Open until filled Applications will bereviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.

    NelsonMarlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Webelieve that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforcereflective of the population it serves.

    We strongly encourage applications fromcandidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

    He waka eke noa. We are all in thistogether.

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