Shrewsbury & Shropshire – The birthplace of Charles Darwin, the industrial revolution, the grandfather of skyscrapers and ranked by the Times as one of the best places to live in the country.
Shrewsbury is a bustling county town with excellent links to the beautiful Welsh coast and the vibrant cities of Manchester and Birmingham.
The Pharmacy Department at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital is a pleasant and progressive department open to innovation. A well supported Technician development program allows our staff to evolve into valued, consummate professionals
The successful applicant will rotate through the following areas -
Undertaking a full range of dispensary duties, including patient counselling, controlled drug supply and In/out-patient dispensing. As one of the sites responsible for developing the initial West Midlands Technician Checking programme, we recognise Accredited Checking Status is essential to enable career progression and will support individuals to attain Accredited Checking Status. We hold a WDA(H) license and provide stock supplies to the local healthcare community
Working within MS Licensed Aseptic facilities preparing Total Parenteral Nutrition, Monoclonal and Chemotherapy products, the Aseptic facilities are newly built, and supply the trusts cancer centre and surgical and gastroenterology teams. On-Site Quality Assurance is provided by a specialist team. Both the Aseptic and Quality Assurance teams regularly provide training to local higher education establishments and we routinely support staff to further their knowledge via the Aseptic Preparation and Dispensing of Medicines course and in-house training.
Medicines Management and optimisation
Our Band 4 technicians are valued members of the Medicines Management and Optimisation teams, attending clinical areas to support treatment delivery and ensure high cost, tariff excluded medicines are correctly used.
This advert is open to Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technicians qualifying summer 2018 - Please ensure this is identified on your application form.
In the instance of a high level of interest the applications for the position may be closed early.