Operational Pharmacist |Negotiable
Pharma & Science
Permanent
London

Operational Support Pharmacist

Location: Dagenham
Salary: £Competitive
Hours: Full time
Job Type: Permanent
Reporting to: Chief Pharmacist

Job Purpose

You will act as the accountable pharmacist for the day-to-day supervision of a safe and effective Pharmaceutical Compounding Service in accordance with the General Pharmaceutical Council Regulations and Guidance for Registered Pharmacies preparing Unlicensed Medicines. All activities are undertaken under Section 10 of the Medicines Act 1968.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Together with the Senior Pharmacist – Operations and Quality Assurance, maintain an up-to-date Quality Management System which translates into operational excellence.
* Quality assure all compounded products ensuring:
* Product specifications are met (e.g. qualitative and quantitative including ingredient quantities and final product appearance)
* Preparation methods are correct and adhered to
* GMP standards have been upheld during the compounding process
* Physio-chemical stability data is up-to-date and accurate
* Audit trails including operator and time stamps within and outside the Compounding Software solution are maintained at all times
* Integrity and accuracy of data input of all raw materials are cross-checked against the received product and their certificate of analysis/conformity/Home Office Import Licences
* Rejected products are clearly documented in the quality management system (QMS) as well as recorded and investigated as non-conformance using the internal error management system, with a clear focus on preventing future occurrences
* Ensure data integrity standards are upheld across the documentation pathway including ALCOA+
* Provide advice to the compounding team on capacity and contingency planning including scheduling, considering production staff numbers, time to compound, equipment, premises and prescriber/patient demand
* Strive to deliver and maintain turnaround times of production as per the company’s key performance indicators
* Observe the Safety at Work Act 1974 regulations and ensure compliance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations protecting staff and the general public
* Formulate or quality assure the formulation of all new preparations

Experience & Requirements:

* Ability to follow instructions methodically with excellent attention to detail.
* Ability to problem solve and action change effectively with minimum supervision
* Able to work with minimal supervision
* GPhC-registered Pharmacist
* Basic computer skills essential
* Flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of SP, e.g. accommodating for part time / shifts would be required
* Production/Compounding experience is highly desirable

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