Portsdown Group Practice
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Are you looking for a new challenge?
Do you feel passionate about improving patient access and medication safety?
If so, then we would love to hear from you.
Main duties of the job
The post holder needs to provide support to our GPs, Pharmacy Team, other clinical staff and reception team to co-ordinate discharge summaries, medication reviews and ensure the safe prescribing of medication. Excellent communication skills are essential.
The post holder will support the development of a safe, cost effective, efficient practice repeat prescribing system through reviewing, improving, and implementing medicines management processes.
Portsdown Group Practice covers the whole of Portsmouth from postcodes PO1 to PO7. We operate from 6 surgeries: Cosham Park House (PO6 3BG), Crookhorn Lane (PO7 5XP), Heyward Road (PO4 0DY), Kingston Crescent (PO2 8AL), Paulsgrove (PO6 4HJ) and Somerstown (PO5 4EZ).
We are our own Primary Care Network (PCN). We have Clinical Partners, Salaried GPs and a comprehensive Nursing and extended clinical team overseen by our Clinical Team Manager. The team consists of Nurse / Paramedic Practitioners, Registered Nurses, HCAs, MSK Physiotherapists, Podiatrist, Dietitians, Social Prescribers and Care Co-ordinators. The Pharmacy team consists of Clinical Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians.
The Practice is well established, financially secure and successful.
Support the GPs with the review of hospital-initiated medication changes in accordance with practice protocols and update patients medical records accordingly.
Support the staff involved in the preparation of repeat prescriptions and participate in the daily preparation of repeat prescriptions to ensure safe and timely repeat prescribing.
Please see our comprehensive vacancy pack to the right, for the full job description.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).