Job Vacancies

Pharmacy Technician

The closing date is 21 February 2024

Date posted
06 February 2024

Pay scheme
Other

Salary
Depending on experience

Contract
Permanent

Working pattern
Full Time, Part-time

Reference number
A5628-24-0002

Job location

Fountains Health
Delamere Street
Chester
CH1 4DS

Job summary

Chester Central Primary Care Network (PCN) are looking for a pharmacy technician to be an integral part of the general practice team, working within their professional boundaries in each practice within the Primary Care Network.

They will work under the supervision of the Practice Prescribing Lead/Clinical Pharmacist to ensure the safe, accurate and timely supply of prescribed medication to patients.

They will provide technical and administrative support to the GPs, Clinical Pharmacist and Medicines Team.

The pharmacy technician will support the PCN and practice clinical team with queries around medication from patients.

The pharmacy technician will complete audits around patient safety in the prescribing of medication and present the information for sharing with the clinical team.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team whilst in a supporting function to the clinical pharmacists and other clinicians and within agreed prescribing standard operating procedures.

To support the clinical pharmacist as the PCN point of contact for all medicines related matters.

To process repeat medication requests, including the conversion of acute requests to repeat medicines, changing quantities of medicines

To issue prescriptions in line with agreed clinical protocols and within your competency.

To encourage cost-effective prescribing throughout the PCN.

To undertake medicines reconciliation post discharge and on other transfers of care.

To update and maintain accurate and timely patient medication records on each practice clinical system, including advice given and action taken.

Primary Care Clinical Pharmacist

The closing date is 01 March 2024

Date posted
16 February 2024

Pay scheme
Other

Salary
£45,996 to £49,610 a year Completion of the CPPE course, may be considered for higher rate.

Contract
Permanent

Working pattern
Full Time, Part-time

Reference number
A5628-24-0003

Job location
Fountains Health
Delamere Street
Chester
CH1 4DS

Job summary

Chester Central Primary Care Network (PCN) is seeking to employ an enthusiastic and motivated Clinical Pharmacist who shares our vision of high quality patient care and innovative service development.

You will work alongside our current Clinical Pharmacist, Prescribing Lead GPs, Pharmacy Technicians, Medicines Managers and practice teams to develop the joint aims of the PCN to improve patient outcomes.

Main duties of the job

As a Clinical Pharmacist you will confidently act within professional boundaries, supporting and working alongside our prescribing team. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a patient facing role, working with colleagues to help resolve medication related issues, whilst helping to utilise our skill mix, improve patient outcomes and ensure better healthcare.

You should be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

CPPE accreditation would be advantageous and would need to be completed during your employment.

Independent Prescriber would be preferred however working towards or the intention to complete would be acceptable.

The post holder will work with a diverse range of patients from different cultural and social backgrounds. The ability to work confidently and effectively in a varied and sometimes challenging environment is essential.