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Pharmacy Assistant

Company: Link Pharmacy Ltd

Location: Maidstone UK

Date Posted: Oct 10, 2017

Main purpose of the roleThe pharmacy assistant will work under the direct supervision of the pharmacist and pharmacy technician. They will carry out day to day activities connected with the preparation and supply of medicines and will provide advice to patients on the use of medicines as well as on general health and lifestyle matters. Primary responsibilities§    To select, label and dispense correct items in accordance with standard operating procedures to ensure safe supply to patients;§    To dispense controlled drugs in accordance with standard operating procedures to ensure legal compliance;§    To ensure at the point of sale, the safe and correct supply of dispensed items to patients;§    To identify problems in administration of medicines such as medicine interactions and other physical factors that may affect patient compliance as prompted by PMR system.§    To create and update patient medication records in accordance with data protection principles to ensure patient confidentiality;§    To comply with stock control and inventory procedures to maximise availability and minimise waste;§    To ensure the safe and appropriate storage of medicines;§    To assist with the preparation of monitored dosage and cassette box systems to benefit patients on multiple medication regimes; §    To maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of pharmacy issues for the purposes of continuing professional development;§    To work as part of a team and actively demonstrate a willingness to support and achieve the overall business objectives. Person specification§    NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Services§    Methodical and accurate approach to practical tasks;§    Commitment to continuing professional development and training;§    Trustworthy and understanding of confidentiality issues;§    High level of concentration;§    Strong communication and excellent customer service skills;§    Professional, tactful and friendly attitude; §    Ability to work effectively to deadlines§    Excellent team working skills;§    IT literate.  View full job description
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