Full Time Senior Pharmacy QA Officer Required – Apply now

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Posting Date: 19 June 2024

Salary: £28,407.00 to £42,618.00 per year
Additional Salary Information: £28,407.00 – £42,618.00 a year
Hours: Full time
Closing Date: 06 July 2024
Location: Chesterfield, S44 5BL
Company: NHS Jobs
Job Type: Permanent
Job Reference: C9166-24-0252

Job Summary

As a Senior Pharmacy QA Officer, you will play a crucial role in supporting the QA Manager in the development, implementation, and monitoring of quality systems within the pharmacy service. Your primary focus will be on manufacturing, wholesale dealing, and other regulated activities.

Key Responsibilities

Quality Documentation and Systems

  • Review and approve quality documentation, including change management, GMP/GDP deviations, recalls, complaints, and product defects.
  • Prepare and support the creation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Ensure the maintenance and monitoring of the aseptic manufacturing unit and its equipment.

Audits and Approvals

  • Participate in internal quality audits for the Production Unit, Stores, and distribution, as well as external audits as required.
  • Approve master worksheets that impact licensable activities.
  • Act as a releasing officer responsible for the approval or rejection of raw materials, intermediates, hospital-manufactured products, commercial products, and packaging materials. Maintain appropriate electronic records.

Batch Records and Quality Control

  • Evaluate pharmacy manufacturing batch records in conjunction with Quality Control reports before batch release or rejection.
  • Review and report microbiological testing results from Quality Control, consulting with Production Management for action plans if results are outside guidelines.

Investigations and Inspections

  • Lead or support investigations into deviations in quality processes.
  • Contribute to external inspection requirements related to GMP and GDP (e.g., MHRA, CQC, GPhC).
  • Ensure the escalation of risks and unresolved corrective and preventative actions.

Quality Management and System Support

  • Maintain accurate records and ensure data integrity in all computerized systems.
  • Support the operation of the QPulse document management system across the department.
  • Collect, interpret, and present quality management data and statistics for monitoring purposes.
  • Assist in the development and application of the Quality Management System (QMS) across other pharmacy areas, including dispensary and clinical pharmacy services, in collaboration with Senior Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists.

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Location: Chesterfield, S44 5BL
Job Reference: C9166-24-0252

Join our team and contribute to the excellence of our pharmacy services through dedicated quality assurance efforts.

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