Pharmacy Technician – Rotational (Qualified Checker Technician)
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Shrewsbury, England
4d ago

Job overview

We are looking for two highly motivated, adaptable and conscientious registered Pharmacy Technicians with ACT to join our team.

Experience of hospital pharmacy is essential.

We are a department that is committed to the extended role of Technicians, and you will be encouraged to develop your skills in all aspects of hospital pharmacy practice in our busy department.

Your duties will involve clinical services (medicines reconciliation reviews), dispensing, and counselling, technical services, including Radiopharmacy and clinical trials.

Medicines Management Systems are highly integrated into electronic IT systems. Pharmacy Technicians are involved in at the bedside clinical services , POD’s, medicines reconciliation and one stop dispensing.

Main duties of the job

To provide staff support, training, management and guidance under the direction of a senior member of staff.

Medicines Management :

Patient counselling

Medicine reconciliation

Discharge medicines service

Dispensing, medicines supply and accuracy checking of :

Stock medicines

Inpatient and outpatient medicines

Aseptic (TPN, Radiopharmaceuticals, chemotherapy and monoclonal) medicines

Clinical trial medicines

Working for our organisation

Do you want to make a difference?

Then our department is right for you

Here in our department; we are ALL one team, here for our patients. EVERYBODY on this team knows something that somebody else may not and so we are ALL each other’s safety net.

We choose to VALUE and RESPECT each other so that we create the best possible environment for excellence.

We believe in making a difference for our patients.

Due to investment and the development of new roles, there are several new opportunities available within our department.

This is an exciting time that will lead to much improvement for our patient’s care if you want to make a difference; NOW is the time to join The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) Pharmacy.

What can SaTH Pharmacy offer you?

Patient focused service

Supportive and friendly team

Opportunities for personal development

A department open to new ways of working

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Essential criteria

Registered Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council

BTEC or NVQ Level 3 in Pharmaceutical sciences or equivalent

Accredited Checking Technician

Desirable criteria

Level 3 Award in assessing competence in the work environment or equivalent (A1 / 2, V1 / V2 D32 / 33 / 34)

Essential criteria

Experience in a wide range of pharmaceutical skills and computer work

Relevant post qualification experience

Recent hospital dispensing experience

Desirable criteria

Experience in supervising people and operations

Medicines management

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