Primary Care Pharmacy Technician

NHS Highland
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PRIMARY CARE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
PHARMACY DEPARTMENT
HELENSBURGH
7.5 HOURS
BAND 5
£22,440 - £29,034 PRO RATA
PERMANENT

As one of the Prescribing Support Technicians in Helensburgh and Lomond Locality, you will join an established team responsible for delivering a pharmacy service to GPs and other health professionals within the locality. This includes evaluating prescribing practice, implementing practice-based prescribing projects and providing information. The aim is to promote safe, effective, high quality and cost-effective prescribing.

You will assist GP practices to streamline their medicines management processes and assist with the implementation of serial prescribing as part of the Chronic Medication Service. The role will be developing in line with the provision of the Pharmacotherapy service and will include input into medication reconciliation. You will provide training to GP staff, carers and other healthcare professionals. You will be a motivated individual with good oral and written communication skills, good IT skills.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Argyll & Bute HSCP to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

Informal enquiries to: Fiona Thomson, HSCP Lead Pharmacist, Tel No: 01631 789105 Mobile: 07881842363

For more information about the area of Argyll you can visit the Argyll & Bute Council website: http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/discover

Application packs are available from HR Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Tel 01546 606788 (24 hour answering machine service) or e-mail - recruitment.ab@nhs.net
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.
Please quote job reference number 18ab/023 in the subject line of your e-mail or enquiry.

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