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  • Pharmacy Assistant

    Bedford, United Kingdom
    Dependent of Experience
    Apply by 1 August, 2017
    Timing – Part Time
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Purpose:

To provide support to the Pharmacy Manager and Senior Dispensary Manager in the receipt and preparation of prescriptions. Providing a high level of customer care. A minimum NVQ level 2 qualification required in Pharmacy or related sciences.

Key Responsibilities:

  • • Assembling and labelling medicines with the full description of contents etc as laid down in the SOP s. Filing prescriptions accurately in accordance with laid down procedures and legal requirements.
  • • Prescription Management, following the SOPs as required by the GPHC.
  • • Maintaining accurate and legal patient records on the dispensary PMR system.
  • • Answering general telephone enquiries from surgeries, patients and suppliers.
  • • Maintaining and building up relationships with the practice nurses, managers and doctors
  • • Selling to and advising customers on general medicinal products and complimentary preparations; knowing when to make a referral to a pharmacist or other healthcare professional.
  • • Ordering and replenishing dispensary stock (including bottles, boxes, spoons, syringes etc), checking and accepting deliveries and updating stock control system. Stocking shelves, stock date checking , special ordering, ordering repeat prescriptions and assigning new patients onto the scheme, chasing outstanding Pre-Prescriptions from Surgeries
  • • Making sure the items in the fridge are monitored and recording the temperature as per the set guidelines.
  • • Hours will include early mornings, evenings

Requirements:

  • • You will need to be confident, good customer skills, ability to communicate over the phone.
  • • Experience in Pharmacy environment
  • • Good English and Maths skills
  • • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • • Must be able use own initiative
  • • Good organisational and time management skills

Benefits:

  • • We offer a valuable benefits package which includes generous holiday, professional support and relevant training and an employee discount scheme.
  • Patient Services Support

    Bedford, United Kingdom
    Dependent of Experience
    Apply by 1 August, 2017
    Timing – Part Time
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Purpose:

To provide general support with daily pharmacy operations, projects and patient services to ensure safe, accurate and timely supply for prescribed medications.

Qualifications:

  • • Health & Social Care Level 3 / 4
  • • GCSE English and Maths grade C or above.

Key Responsibilities:

  • • To ensure the safe and correct transfer of dispensed items to patients.
  • • To accurately maintain Patient Medication Records (PMR) to ensure patient safety and in accordance with data protection requirements.
  • • To identify medicine related problems or queries and bring these to the attention of the pharmacist.
  • • To answer queries on the supply and availability of medicines, where it is within your competence.
  • • To receive stock.
  • • To ensure the safe and appropriate storage of medicines.
  • • To assist with stock control and the maintenance of reasonable stock levels within the pharmacy environment.
  • • To maintain an up-to- date knowledge of medicines and minor ailments by reading journals, product information and training resources.
  • • To assist in providing pharmaceutical care to patients by carrying out reasonable duties as determined by needs of the business.
  • • To liaise with other healthcare professionals to assist in the continuity of patient care across primary and secondary care
  • • Assist logistics for deliveries to put in to Tracking system

Required skills / qualities include:

  • • Good English written skills
  • • Good customer service skills, telephone skills
  • • Basic Maths
  • • IT Literate able to use Microsoft Products
  • • High attention to details and accuracy
  • • Must be able to use own initiative
  • • Good organisational and time management skills