Pharmacy Technician |Negotiable
Pharma & Science

Pharmacy Technician

Additional Information

Location: South Yorkshire

Salary: £Competitive + Benefits

Hours: Full Time

Job Type: Temp on going

Main Purpose:

Support the Superintendent and Senior Homecare pharmacists in the day to day functions and management of the Pharmacy

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • To dispense and check medicinal products from the Medical Pharmacy E.g. Prescriptions for Homecare TPN and ancillaries and Avitum home dialysis patients
  • To set up and check homecare PN formulations and TransCare and Avitum prescriptions, liaising with referring prescribers as appropriate
  • To support the Superintendent Pharmacist with maintenance of the pharmacy system and procedures and staff training
  • To support the Responsible Pharmacist in dealing with day-to-day queries and issues
  • To contribute to on-going quality improvement e.g. reporting of errors, near-misses, complaints and incidents
  • Participation in in-house training
  • To ensure reports from customers relating to product quality complaints or adverse drug reactions are documented and the essential minimum information is collected and forwarded to the Regulatory Affairs Department the same day they are received
  • To act in a professional manner at all times to promote a positive image of the company
  • To deal with other duties and responsibilities which do not change the nature of the post
  • Ability to work as part of a team or under own initiative whilst maintaining required standards
  • Patient focused
  • Detail focused
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of GMP Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of the importance of SOP’s
  • Works to a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptable whilst maintaining high standards of work
  • Takes responsibility for the completion of tasks undertaken
  • Able to prioritise workload

Experience and Qualifications

  • BTEC NC Pharmacy Services/NVQ Level 3 pharmacy services or equivalent
  • Registration with GPhC
  • Accredited Checking Technician (ACT) or equivalent (desirable)
  • Dispensary and/or hospital pharmacy experience

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