11 Sep

Pharmacology And Therapeutics Advisory Committee Ptac Membership Jobs Vacancy in Pharmac Wellington Central

Pharmacology And Therapeutics Advisory Committee Ptac Membership
Wellington Central WGN
11 Sep, 2018 30+ days ago

Pharmac Wellington Central urgently required following position for Pharmacology And Therapeutics Advisory Committee Ptac Membership. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Pharmacology And Therapeutics Advisory Committee Ptac Membership Jobs Vacancy in Pharmac Wellington Central Jobs Details:

PHARMAC is the Government agency responsible for ensuring New Zealanders have access to a wide range of affordable medicines. PHARMAC makes a vital contribution to New Zealand's health outcomes.

The Pharmacology and Therapeutics Advisory Committee (PTAC) is an advisory committee to PHARMAC. It is made up of vocationally registered health practitioners with expertise in critical appraisal in fields such as clinical pharmacology, internal medicine and general practice. PTAC's role, defined in legislation, is to provide PHARMAC's Board with objective advice on pharmaceuticals, including devices, and their benefits.

PTAC considers and makes recommendations on proposed amendments to the Pharmaceutical Schedule, whether related to funding new pharmaceuticals or changing funding criteria for pharmaceuticals already funded.

PTAC members are appointed by the Director-General of Health, in consultation with the PHARMAC Board.

The Director General of Health is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced clinicians to be appointed to PTAC.

PTAC meets in Wellington at least four times a year. To be on PTAC, you will be in active clinical practice and have:

  • excellent critical appraisal skills;
  • a good general knowledge of medicine and pharmaceuticals;
  • at least five years' experience in your vocational field;
  • the ability to differentiate between an individual and societal perspective on issues; and
  • a good understanding of evidence-based medicine in clinical practice.

We are seeking applications from health practitioners with a good understanding of paediatric or emergency medicines; however, we will consider other applicants.

PTAC's Terms of Reference, Appointment Process and position description for this role are available on the PHARMAC website http://www.pharmac.govt.nz/about/committees/ptac/

For further information on this role, please contact: Dr John Wyeth, Medical Director via email john.wyeth@pharmac.govt.nz

How to Apply

For your application to be accepted, please send your current CV along with a cover letter to ptac@pharmac.govt.nz with 'PTAC Member' and your name in the subject line.

We would like to hear about your experience, background, and what appeals to you about this role. Please advise your availability to start. Interviews will be scheduled during November 2018.

We will be accepting applications until the close of business 12 October 2018.

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