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Urgent and Emergency Care Clinical Pharmacy Technician

Employer
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Margate
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Profession
Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Would you like a challenge where no two days are the same? Would you like to have a role where you feel you can make a difference every day? We have a vacancy for a Clinical Pharmacy Technician to work within Urgent and Emergency Care at Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital, Margate.

The post holder will work closely with the Pharmacists and other health care professionals to deliver high quality, patient focused medicines management services within our medical wards on site.

You must be an excellent communicator with outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills. You will need to be forward thinking and enthusiastic, with a commitment to continuing professional development. You must have a strong passion for improving patient care, be a good problem solver and self-motivated.

Main duties of the job

Completing detailed lists of medications a patient was taking prior to admission and reconciling this with the medications prescribed on the chart.

Administering medicines within scope of practice

Evaluating suitability of patient's own drugs for use whilst in the hospital environment.

To participate in the discharge planning of patients with ward staff and other healthcare professionals both in secondary and primary care.

To counsel patients on new or changed medication to help promote compliance.

Completing audits.

About us

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 695,000 people.Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'.We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in 'supporting documents'.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience completing audits
  • Experience counselling patients on medication


Desirable

  • Post registration experience in a hospital Pharmacy


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills with patients and staff
  • Ability to work under pressure and problem solve and use initiative
  • Experience of training staff and giving feedback
  • Strong sense of responsibility/integrity and work as a team player


Qualifications

Essential

  • Registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council as a Pharmacy Technician


Desirable

  • National accredited checking qualification
  • Medicines Optimisation Programme or equivalent or evidence of competence


Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital

Margate

CT9 4AN

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

344-6314DCB-A

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