Exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual who thinks on their feet and has great interpersonal skills to join and contribute to the development and growth of the pharmacy department and hospital services in the role of a Pharmacy Technician. This is a part time role working 35 hrs per week. Attractive and competitive salary which will be dependent upon skills and experience. Benefits: We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.
Duties & Responsibilities
The purpose of the role is to work under a licensed pharmacist to prepare and dispense medications to patients. To ensure that prescriptions are filed properly and quickly. Process pharmacy purchases. Deal directly with patients in obtaining medical information and dispensing prescriptions. Document and stock medications that arrive at the pharmacy. Keep stock of medications on hand and let the pharmacist know when they are needed. - Dispense prescription drugs and other healthcare items to patients as directed by the licensed pharmacist. - Handle clerical duties such as: answering phones, placing orders and taking payments. - Complies with pharmacy with pharmacy procedures and regulations. - Order medication as directed by the pharmacist. - Maintain electronic database of patients and prescription information. - Communicates with prescribers about patients repeat prescriptions and medications
Skills & Experience
Registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) - 4 years post registration experience Qualification as a pharmacy technician Experience working within a retail pharmacy Evidence of on-going personal and professional development Experience of working to protocols and guidelines Aware of the political and organisational drivers that impact on the service Understanding of the Clinical Governance Framework
About The Individual
At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values. You will also actively participate as a member of a team to move the team towards completion of tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate leadership and influence others to be the best they can be and inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.