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Pharmacy Technician - Rotational

Full time
Expires in: EXPIRED
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Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Where you’ll be working: Pharmacy Services, Waikato Hospital

The details: Permanent - 80 Hours per fortnight (1.0 FTE)


Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

We are seeking a NZ qualified technician (National Certificate in Pharmacy, level 4 or 5) to join our dispensary and supply operations team. The technician input into this team includes working across all areas of hospital pharmacy as well as contributing to our community pharmacy operation when required. The work, on top of general dispensary and supply operations, also involves rostered time in clinical ward areas, our specialised compounding unit (cytotoxic medicines and chemotherapy), working with IT systems, infectious disease team support and potentially some work within clinical trials. Day trips to help service rural hospitals may be required on occasion. You will work alongside a large happy and hard-working team of pharmacists, technicians and assistants.


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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)


Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service

Waikato Hospital is a tertiary level teaching hospital servicing approximately 700 beds, supplying a full range of services to one of the most diverse and geographically widespread regions in the country. A great place to work – lots of variety, interesting and valuable services, with passionate people – you won’t get bored working here!


Mōu | About you

Required skills & experience you will need to be consider for this role:

As a NZ qualified Pharmacy Technician, with hospital pharmacy experience desirable, but not essential. Being qualified as a Pharmacy Accuracy Technician (PACT) and or previous clinical experience will be an advantage. Training and further learning is encouraged and supported.


There is flexibility with rostered hours over Monday – Sunday. If spread over a Monday to Friday roster there will be however occasional rostered Saturdays or Sundays and Public Holiday involvement.


Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart

  • Whakamana – Give and earn respect

  • Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me

  • Mauri Pai – Fair play

  • Whakapakari – Growing the good

  • Kotahitanga – Stronger together


It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.


Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.


We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.


Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.


We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.


He aha Waikato

Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.


Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.


Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here


Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.


For any further information, please call or email Jan Goddard, Operations Manager on 021359581, or email:


Closing date: Open until filled