Pharmacy Technician Opportunity at NHS Jobs – Apply now

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Job Overview

Position: Pharmacy Technician

Posting Date: 24 May 2024

Salary: £34,089.00 to £41,498.00 per year

Location: London, NW1 5DH

Company: NHS Jobs

Job Type: Permanent

Reference: E0121-24-0011

Application Deadline: 14 June 2024

Job Summary

Join our team as a Pharmacy Technician, supporting Clinical Pharmacists within the Primary Care Network (PCN). This role involves delivering medicine management services, optimizing prescribing practices, and enhancing patient care in accordance with NHS guidelines.

Key Responsibilities

Medicine Management: Assist with medicines optimization, carry out medicine switches, and review patient records in line with protocols.

Prescribing Process Improvement: Promote electronic repeat dispensing and online ordering, and report on key performance indicators.

Collaboration: Work closely with GP practices, Senior Clinical Pharmacists, and other pharmacy stakeholders.

Data Handling: Maintain relevant information systems and databases, ensuring compliance with data protection laws.

Workload Management: Organize and plan your workload to meet deadlines efficiently.

Audit Participation: Conduct and share results of clinical audits to drive practice improvements.

Drug Alerts: Act on MHRA drug alerts, advising on medication changes where necessary.

Financial Monitoring: Monitor prescribing expenditure and propose cost-effective changes.

Essential Skills and Qualifications

Proficiency in using clinical systems like SystmOne for prescribing audits.

Ability to handle sensitive and complex information with confidentiality.

Strong organizational skills to manage workload and meet deadlines.

Commitment to ongoing learning and professional development.

Additional Duties

Support COVID-19 vaccine management tasks.

Promote equality and diversity within the workplace.

Uphold principles of openness, transparency, and candor.

Ensure compliance with safeguarding and infection prevention policies.

Why Join Us?

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to patient care and the efficiency of general practice within the NHS framework. We offer competitive salaries, a supportive work environment, and opportunities for professional growth.

Apply for this job by submitting your application before the closing date on 14 June 2024.

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