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We are developing our clinical pharmacy service and are looking for 2 enthusiastic pharmacy technicians to join our friendly practice team, working across both practice sites in Wotton under Edge and Berkeley, Gloucestershire. These are two new and exciting positions which will play a key role in improving the quality of prescribing and patient outcomes.
Both vacancies are full time positions, but we are willing to consider applications for applicants preferring part time hours, or job share.
Main duties of the job
Core role responsibilities will cover clinical, technical and administrative categories; supporting improvements to maximize safe, cost effective prescribing and achieve the best clinical outcomes for patients. The post holders should enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team and will be involved in many aspects of medicines management. You will be fully supported and developed in this role by our Lead Clinical Pharmacist.
Culverhay Surgery is based over two sites in Wotton under Edge and Berkeley, Gloucestershire.
For further information please contact Sarah Murdoch - Lead Clinical Pharmacist, or Caroline Pearmain Managing Partner
Tel: 01453 843893 (Wotton)
Tel: 01453 810228 (Berkeley)
To work alongside the practice pharmacist to maximise safe, effective and efficient systems to ensure best practice prescribing.
To help patients get the best from their medicines through:
effective medicines reconciliation after discharge and on other transfers of care,
medication use reviews,
identification of patients suitable for electronic repeat dispensing,
promotion of online ordering,
providing assurance of monitoring of high risk drugs, and
handling of prescription queries within their areas of competence.
To support the training of practice medicines co-ordinators to develop effective pharmacy administration within the practice, especially with relation to repeat prescribing systems and processes.
To encourage the development of better understanding of the principles of medicines optimisation throughout the practice team and promoting good practice in line with therapeutic developments.
Knowledge and Understanding
Skills and Competencies
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
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13 September 2021
£25,000 to £28,000 a year
Full-time, Part-time, Job share