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Outsourced Outpatient Pharmacy Technician

Employer
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Basildon
Salary
Depending on experience N/A
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Here is an exciting opportunity for you to join our Pharmacy team as a Outsourced Outpatient Pharmacy Technician.

You will support the Outsourced Outpatient Pharmacy Service Manager. You will need to provide a cost effective and efficient medicines management service to wards and patient, to participate in staff training, spend a proportion of your day within dispensary services

You will provide a clinical ward based service, and final accuracy checking as an ACT.

If you are interested in the role and believe you hold the qualities we require, then apply today!

Main duties of the job

  • To support the project management of the transition period of outpatient dispensing to the outsourced service provider.
  • To be a point of contact for, and maintain a close working relationship with, the outsourced service manager and staff.
  • To support the development of the outsourced outpatient pharmacy service.
  • To attend monthly operational meetings for the outsourced outpatient pharmacy service as needed. This could involve minute taking.
  • To run and review Boots' financial reports and report any inconsistencies to the outsourced outpatient pharmacy service manager as required.
  • To help collect, enter, and maintain all data for the Boots spreadsheets for finances, KPI's, Incidences, Etc.
  • To support with the end of month reporting processes.
  • To support with creation of a quarterly update of the service for submission to Pharmacy Management Team and Pharmacy board meetings.


About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details about this varied and rewarding role, please see attached job description, but some of the responsibilities include
  • To support the project management of the transition period of outpatient dispensing to the outsourced service provider.
  • To be a point of contact for, and maintain a close working relationship with, the outsourced service manager and staff.
  • To support the development of the outsourced outpatient pharmacy service.
  • To attend monthly operational meetings for the outsourced outpatient pharmacy service as needed. This could involve minute taking.
  • To run and review Boots financial reports and report any inconsistencies to the outsourced outpatient pharmacy service manager as required.
  • To help collect, enter, and maintain all data for the Boots spreadsheets for finances, KPIs, Incidences, Etc.
  • To support with the end of month reporting processes.
  • To support with creation of a quarterly update of the service for submission to Pharmacy Management Team and Pharmacy board meetings.
  • To ensure that accurate detailed level 1 medicines reconciliation is taken by communicating with GPs, community pharmacies and other care organisations at the time of admission (wherever possible).
  • Communicate drug or medicine related information to patients, relatives, and other members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Assess electronic/paper drug charts and escalate any issues to the ward Pharmacist.
  • Communicate with ward staff to ensure timely supply of medicines.
  • Transcribe clinically screened items to order.
  • To participate in discharge planning with patients, ward staff and other healthcare professionals in secondary and primary care to ensure timely discharge and seamless care post discharge.
  • Provide advice to patients in written or verbal format to encourage compliance.
  • To assess the suitability of patients own medicines for continued use during their hospital stay.
  • Responsible for the ordering of medicines to the wards under their responsibility, adhering to formulary.
  • To ensure ward handover to covering Technician in absence
  • Review prescriptions, dispense and safely supply drugs to patients, ensuring all pertinent information is entered into the departments pharmacy stock control system.
  • Perform final accuracy check on dispensed products following completion of the ACT scheme.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of good stock control within the dispensary.
  • Receive, issue, and check controlled drugs


Person Specification

Shortlisting

Essential

  • NVQ level 3
  • GPhC registration


Desirable

  • ACT qualification


Shortlisting

Essential

  • Knowledge of pharmacy computer systems


Desirable

  • Experience working in a hospital environment


Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Basildon

Nethermayne

Basildon

SS165NL

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390-CSS-BA-9187

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