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Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Southall
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 Per Annum Inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Profession
Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Provide a consistently highly specialist pharmaceutical service for all patients seen within the Trust providing optimal medicine reconciliation in a timely manner whilst facilitating patient discharge.To provide a framework for the safe, efficient and cost effective use of medicine resources within the wards, by the provision of education and training, procedures, policies and guidelines, medicines usage information, and clinical audit.

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician to join our dynamic, innovative and friendly team dedicated to improving our ward based clinical pharmacy services and patient services. We are looking for someone with experience and a passion in this area of work in hospital pharmacy. You must be an enthusiastic, motivated and a patient orientated pharmacy technician dedicated to patient safety. You will work with the medicines management and dispensary teams to help implement, deliver and continually improve the technical and clinical support for wards and Satellite units.You will need to have excellent communication skills and enjoy working as part of a large multi-disciplinary team. You will also need to be friendly, approachable, adaptable, flexible, willing to learn new skills and be committed to continuous professional development.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NVQ level 3 and/or BTEC or equivalent in pharmaceutical science
  • Member of the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Accredited Medicines management course
  • Accredited technical checking course


Desirable

  • Management course


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent written English skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use initiative, negotiate and problem solve
  • Able to work as a team and independently


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Hospital Pharmacy Experience
  • Ability to carry out Medicines Reconciliation
  • Knowledge of IT packages such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Desirable

  • Staff management experiences


Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Ealing Hospital

601 Uxbridge road

Southall

UB1 3HW

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