Pharmacy Assistant

Canterbury district health board - Christchurch
30+ days ago (09/08/2020)

job description

Permanent full-time opportunity (40hr per week)
Work with an experienced team of Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians across our hospital sites!
An excellent opportunity to develop your hospital pharmacy skill and experience!
Our Purpose:
Why we do it
When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you?re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.
The Team:
What we do
We?re looking for a motivated individual to join our Pharmacy Distribution team. This is an exciting and varied opportunity to work within an experienced team on a rotational basis across our various campuses:
and Hillmorton.
Our Distribution team provides all the stock pharmacy requirements to each ward within the DHB utilising bar code technology. The team scans, picks, checks and delivers all items to a tight schedule. Accuracy is paramount to your success in this role. While this position will primarily be based in Distribution, you may find yourself working in other pharmacy areas across our hospital sites.
We currently have a permanent full-time opportunity (1.0FTE/40hr per week) for an enthusiastic Pharmacy Assistant who is passionate about supporting the health and wellbeing of the Canterbury community! The days and hours associated with this position are 8.00am ? 4.30pm Monday ? Friday.
The Role:
Where you fit in
In this role, you will be responsible for:
Monitoring supply and delivery of pharmaceuticals to wards and departments;
Delivering/processing inward goods to the pharmacy;
General stock management and housekeeping duties;
There is also an aspect of data entry to this role.
Your skills will include:
You will be walking long distances and lifting heavy cartons so physical fitness is key;
A client/customer focus with the ability to carry out the role in a courteous and compassionate manner;
Previous experiencein warehousing/stock taking is advantageous;
Previous experienceas a pharmacy assistant is preferable, and hospital experience is advantageous.
Our Culture:
What matters to us
Ko ng? t?ngata, te m?tua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What?s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.
Belonging Here:
Becoming part of our story
Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.
The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.
If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.
If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.
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