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Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician - Acute Medicine

Employer
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Derby
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata pa
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to work as part of an innovative Acute Medicines Team? A door of opportunity has opened for individuals that want to develop their skills and knowledge in this area.

An exciting opening has arisen for a registered Pharmacy Technician to join our very friendly, hardworking and well-established Acute Medicines Team at Royal Derby Hospital. The team comprises of a number of experienced Pharmacists and Medicine Management Technicians.

You will work closely with other professionals to provide ward based medicine management and optimisation including medicine reconciliation, patient counselling and ensuring the quality, safety and timeliness of discharge medicine.

We are a caring team, which has received local, national and international recognition for the service we provide.

Main duties of the job

It is essential for the candidate to be driven and able to cope with the pace and demands that a busy acute medicine service presents.

The team supports personal development and recognises the importance of a work-life balance. The role consists of shift-working hours including evenings and weekend commitment.

If you are passionate, driven and motivated individual, this role is for you - Registered Pharmacy Technician with demonstrable post qualification experience who wants to make a real difference to patient care then we would love to hear from you.

Closing date of applications: 15 July 2024

Interview date: 29 July 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • Staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments a day.
  • We are the 4 th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.
  • UHDB is a research active University Hospital with a large and varied portfolio of clinical trials and research opportunities for all staff.


Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Registered Pharmacy Technician


Desirable

  • Relevant hospital experience


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road

Derby

DE22 3NE

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