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Medicines Management Technician - Split post at Andover & Winchester

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Winchester
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The post is split post with three days based at Andover War memorial hospital and two days based at Royal Hampshire county hospital, Winchester.

To work alongside Clinical Pharmacists supporting the Medicines Management service to the wards, to ensure patients receive the highest standards of care in the management of their medication. Duties will include medicines reconciliation, assessment of patients own drugs (POD's), checking of medication for discharge and the counselling of patients.

To be involved in developing and delivering enhanced medicines management services and training.

Main duties of the job

We require a registered pharmacy technician to join our enthusiastic and motivated medicines management team. The post holder should be ready for a new challenge, show initiative in supporting service improvements, be a team player and have good problem solving skills.You will provide Medicines Management at ward level, be involved with medicines reconciliation, checking patients own medicines, initiating medicine supplies, providing information and advice to patients about their medicines and assisting with discharges. You will also work in the dispensary to maintain your ACPT accreditation.This post is open to applications from registered pharmacy technicians. Previous ward-based hospital experience and an accredited checking qualification are desirable.

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • GPHC registration


Desirable

  • Medicines Management qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Current patient facing role


Desirable

  • Previous ward based experience


Skills

Essential

  • Maintains evidence of CPD entries


Desirable

  • Knowledge of health and safety practices


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Romsey road

Winchester

SO22 5DG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

251-FCSS6602-A

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