Pharmacy Technician - Medicines Management - #35311

University Hospital Southampton

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Southampton
Contract type: Full time
Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

Your Responsibilities
What you’ll do

You will be a key member of a range of teams across the department and the hospital, supporting busy wards and clinical areas, working closely with a range of health care professionals and our extensive Pharmacist team. Your work will include:

• Initiating the Medicines Reconciliation process.
• Ensuring patients have sufficient supplies of medicines for their hospital stay and beyond.
• Counselling and educating patients on their medicines
• Playing an important and proactive role in the discharge process to facilitate safe and effective discharge.
• Extended hours and weekend working to support patient care
• Co-ordinating the dispensary workflow
• Dispensing, Labelling & Final checking of prescriptions
• Providing Controlled Drug service
• Managing stock effectively
• Training Staff

As part of this, we will provide training towards the Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician (ACPT) course, so that the final check of prescriptions can be undertaken.
What we’re looking for

• Registered pharmacy technician in UK by GPhC
• Hospital pharmacy experience desirable
• Demonstrates being able to organise their and others workload and prioritise effectively
• Experience of JAC or similar computer labelling/ordering system
• Work weekends, late nights and bank holidays as per rota
• Demonstrate times when able to work effectively under pressure
• Able to use initiative, but know their own limitations
• Polite and friendly
• Punctual

How to apply

To apply for this job you need to authorize on our website. If you don't have an account yet, please register.

Post a resume

Similar jobs

Urogynae & Cystoscopy Clinical Nurse Specialist

University Hospital Southampton, Southampton
2 days ago
Detailed job description and main responsibilities We encourage the development of our staff and expect them to keep up to date with new techniques and promote evidence-based practice. There are opportunities in the department to undertake research, audit, and sub-specialising in areas of interest. The successful applicant will have the freedom to develop their role with a view to working...

Transfusion Practitioner

University Hospital Southampton, Southampton
2 days ago
Job overview Blood Transfusion at UHS is excited to offer an exciting opportunity within our Transfusion Practitioner team.  We are looking for an organised, caring and motivated person to deliver training and education to clinical colleagues regarding blood transfusions.  This will be alongside other transfusion-related duties which support the effective running of the transfusion service with a strong focus on...

B6-7 Progressive Occupational Therapist: Medicine

University Hospital Southampton, Southampton
6 days ago
Detailed job description and main responsibilities Your Responsibilities What you’ll do•    Lead the assessment and treatment of complex patients with a variety of pathologies, and therefore it is essential that you have a broad range of experience and skills to meet the demand of the caseload.•    Lead on the assessment and treatment of complex patients’ rehabilitation and complex discharge planning.•    ...