Full time Pharmacy Technician Required- Apply now

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Job Details

Posting Date: 07 May 2024

Salary: £30,861.00 per year

Hours: Full time

Closing Date: 21 May 2024

Location: Doncaster, DN4 8QN

Company: NHS Jobs

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: M0011-24-0011


Alert pharmacy technician Coach to any issues compromising the quality of projects and operational workstreams

Effectively manage own time, workload and resources

To support training and development of administrative staff to support pharmacy service in line with protocols and procedures

Work within risk management and health and safety policies and procedures within GP practices and other providers

Adhere to a robust process for recording learning events, complaints, accidents and significant events

To provide support to assist with the development and management of any changes or new processes and systems that need implementing.

To carry out any other appropriate duties as determined by the organisation

Should hold GPhC registration

Job Summary

Job Purpose:

Provide technical support to the clinical pharmacist and other pharmacy services within general practice and the Primary Care Network (PCN) to ensure professional operational standards and excellence in pharmaceutical care and safety are maintained

Ensure delivery of safe, effective and efficient systems for medicines related clinical correspondence, repeat prescribing, medicines optimisation, reducing medicines waste and maximising patient outcomes

Main Duties of the Job

Undertake patient facing and patient supporting roles to ensure effective medicines use, through shared-decision making conversations with patient

Carry out medicines optimisation tasks including effective medicine administration (e.g. checking inhaler technique), supporting medication reviews, and medicines reconciliation. Where required, utilise consultation skills to work in partnership with patients to ensure they use their medicines effectively

Support, as determined by the PCN, medication reviews and medicines reconciliation for new care home patients and synchronising medicines for patient transfers between care settings and linking with local community pharmacists

Provide specialist expertise, where competent, to address both the public health and social care needs of patients, including lifestyle advice, service information, and help in tackling local health inequalities

Take a central role in the clinical aspects of shared care protocols and liaising with specialist pharmacists for more complex patients

Support initiatives for antimicrobial stewardship to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing

Assist in the delivery of medicines optimisation and management incentive schemes and patient safety audits

About Us

Primary Care Doncaster Ltd is developing a wide range of services to support general practice across the Borough and is looking at innovative ways to develop its workforce, due to interest by a significant number of GP practices and Networks within the town.

As a PCD employee you will have access to the generous NHS Pension Scheme and 27 annual leave days per year.

PCD are an equal opportunities employer

To apply for this job please visit beta.jobs.nhs.uk.