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Primary Care Support Pharmacist (VID: 6477)

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Location: Health on Main
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 9/10/2022
To comply with the current COVID-19 Health Order, MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated (and boosted as applicable) against COVID-19. We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Primary Care Support Pharmacist (PCSP) to join our progressive team.  Health NZ – MidCentral in collaboration with THINK Hauora has a strong focus on equity and a commitment to collaborating and partnering with others to improve outcomes for our communities.
Reporting to the PCSP team leader this permanent 0.8FTE position will utilise your clinical pharmacist skills to improve medication management for patients in the community.  The role will be in General Practices based in Palmerston North and Horowhenua.  You will be working within a multidisciplinary team to improve medication compliance, reduce medication related harm and optimise patient medication regimes.
There is a strong patient centred role and you must have excellent interpersonal skills and be a great communicator to develop evidence-based but patient centred plans for your patients  As a clinical pharmacist you will have excellent literature searching and critical appraisal skills to conduct assessments and evaluations to suit your patient.  You will be working autonomously so excellent time management and organisational skills are essential.
You will be well supported by a team of PCSP’s being encouraged to actively contribute to team meetings, group presentations and pursue continuing education. 
If you are looking for a new challenge and have a desire to extend your clinical pharmacist skills whilst working collaboratively with others, possess strong critical thinking skills and exercise advocacy for your patients, then we would like to hear from you.

MidCentral is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Childrens Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.


For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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