Pharmacy Technician


  • Permanent full-time role (40 hours per week) with our Pharmacy team based at Grey Base Hospital
  • Provide a variety of pharmacy services to our Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Poutini hospitals and clinics
  • A passion for health care and strong time management skills

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many

What you’ll do with your time

  • Ensuring efficient and accurate supply of medications to wards
  • Co-ordinating ordering, dispensing and supply of medications for rural clinics
  • The opportunity to train in more specialised services, such as chemotherapy dispensing

This role is in our pharmacy department, where you will be an integral member of our team. You will be working as part of a small, friendly team to provide excellent pharmacy services to our hospitals and clinics. Previous hospital experience is preferred but not essential – training and support will be provided.  

We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • Reliable and efficient, with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Motivated and proactive, with excellent organisation skills

What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

What’s Next

If this role does not match your skills please visit our careers website for more opportunities within our organisation.

Apply online, or contact us on careers@westcoastdhb.health.nz

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: PC2260396

Location: Greymouth

Closing Date: Wednesday, 7 December 2022