Pharmacy Assistant - Dispensary

Gillingham, Kent, England
ME8 6EF
Medway NHS Foundation Trust £ 18.005 - 19.337 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 18.005 - 19.337 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
13 Jul 2021
Closes
12 Aug 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities Maintain and process the Pharmacy virtual Outpatient clinic prescriptions
Participate in the supply of stock medication via the ward top up service. Liaise with relevant ward Pharmacists and ward staff to provide an effective and efficient service.
Assist in the delivery of dispensed items to the wards and departments
Ensure the correct storage of the medication and ensure good stock rotation and monitor and check for expiry dates
Ensure that any to-follow or out of stock issues are promptly and accurately reported to both the procurement and distribution managers
Sort, file and archive prescriptions and other relevant paper as advised as per standard operating procedures.
Ensure that any to follow items are sent as soon as possible and any discrepancies checked.
Ensure the availability of sufficient stock and sundries/consumables to the dispensary and ward stock distribution areas.
Answer the telephone and refer clinical queries to the appropriate trained staff member.
Maintain good customer services at all times.
Ensure that the appropriate manual and computer records are amended when stock is transferred and that stock discrepancies are either corrected immediately or reported to a senior member of staff
Carry out daily stock checks against the computer generated monitoring sheets for stock audit.
Ensure that any discrepancies are reported.
Record all prescriptions received onto the prescription tracking system

Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria
  • GCSE (English & Maths C or above or 4-9)
  • NVQ2 (pharmaceutical) or ability to work towards NVQ2 (pharmaceutical) within 6 months


Knowledge Essential criteria
  • Basic computer skills
  • Demonstrated accurate numeracy skills, without using a calculator, including simple calculations, addition subtraction, division multiplication
  • Stock Control

Desirable criteria
  • Working within the NHS


Experience Essential criteria
  • Previous hospital or pharmacy experience
  • Understanding of hospital pharmacy environment
  • Understanding of working effectively within multidisciplinary groups


Values Based Question Essential criteria
  • Give an example of a time where you have demonstrated a 'can do' attitude (including the situation you were in) and the outcome

Ref: 2107PHADI

Job Details

Pharmacy Assistant - Dispensary

Gillingham, Kent, Englandd Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 18.005 - 19.337 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
13 Jul 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
12 Aug 2021

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