Healthcare Scientist - Rotational Pharmacy Technician

  • Job Type Pharmacy
  • Salary £20,150 - £23,363 per annum
  • Closing Date 22/02/2019
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade Band 4
  • Job ref 223-RPT-021
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Are you a newly registered Hospital Pharmacy Technician, an experienced Community Pharmacy Technician or a Pre-registration Pharmacy Technician due to qualify in 2019 that would you like to work in a rapidly changing, supportive and exciting environment?

If so, we welcome your application to the role of a Rotational Pharmacy Technician (Band 4)

The successful applicants will rotate through the following areas -

Dispensary

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. 

Aseptic

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. 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.

The department is committed to a modernisation program and advancing the role of Pharmacy Technicians

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