As you know, here at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, we are always looking to grow our teams with talented people, just like you! We are looking for a motivated and personable clinical pharmacy technician to join our team of ward based technicians (MMTs) within Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. The post will be based mainly on the wards speaking with patients and liaising with the healthcare team.
As you know, here at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, we are always looking to grow our teams with talented people, just like you.
That's why we are excited to announce that an additional one-off financial benefit, in addition to their salary, will be offered to the successful candidate appointed into the role of Medicines Management Technician. Main duties of the job
Your primary role being to undertake medicines reconciliation and take drug histories in order to ensure the patients receive the correct medications right from the start of their hospital stay to ensure that there is appropriate usage of Patient's Own medication and to promote one stop dispensing.
You will be involved throughout the patient journey helping the wards to ensure TTOs are dispensed prior to discharge, communicating effectively with our community colleagues when appropriate.
You will be an accredited checking technician (ACPT) and will have regular checking slots in the dispensary. In liaison with the Deputy Chief Pharmacist, Clinical Services and other members of the pharmacy team you will also be involved in the management of medicines on the ward, audit and financial savings projects.
You will participate in late duty, Bank Holiday and weekend rotas and be part of a seven day service.About us
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 490,000 people living across southwest London and northeast Surrey. In addition, we provide more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to a wider area, covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire.
We serve an area that is rich in diversity, with a mix of urban and rural areas, and differing levels of quality of life. We cover some of the most prosperous postcodes in the country, as well as some poorer areas. Together with our colleagues at NHS Surreyand NHS Sutton and Merton, we work to make sure that we deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve.
The Trust employs approximately 5,000 staff across its hospitals and issupported by over 500 volunteers.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see the attached supporting job description and person specification document which contains more information about the role and requirements. Please ensure your application refers to the job description and person specification.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered technician with General Pharmaceutical Council
- Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician
- Accreditation in Medicines Management (AIMM)
- Post qualification UK hospital experience
- Patient counselling experience
- Multidisciplinary team work
- Medicines management / clinical experience
Desirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Effective written communication skills
- Ability to identify and solve problems
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
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