Pharmacy Technician – Cork

Full Time // CorkSalary: N/A


Cpl Healthcare in association with our client are seeking a Pharmacy Technician to work in a busy community Pharmacy in Bishopstown, Co. Cork

The successful candidate would be required to work a total of 40 hours per week.

Job Duties

  • Answer patient questions and troubleshoot/resolve them promptly
  • Understand the various challenges of specific diseases and pharmaceutical care of those diseases
  • Assist the pharmacist in dispensing to and advising patients on POM and P medicines in a safe and legal manner in line with company procedures
  • Promote patients’ drug compliance
  • Report all drug adverse events
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with doctors and family practices
  • Work as part of a team to provide support to other members of the healthcare team
  • Manage claims under the various HSE schemes, including end of month procedures
  • Manage stock holding in the dispensary – including stock ordering, rotation and date checking
  • Sales of OTC medications in line with company procedures
  • Overseeing the management of OTC stock control and merchandising
  • Execution of the dispensary business plan
  • Assisting in group healthcare and retail events
  • Assisting head office staff with reporting at branch level
  • Assist communications between supervising, and staff pharmacists
  • To partake in group training events
  • Maintaining awareness of market trends in the retail and pharmacy industries, understanding and implementing forthcoming group initiatives and monitoring what local competitors are doing
  • Initiating changes to improve the business alongside senior managers
  • Seeking to increase customer satisfaction and sales at all times

Essential Criteria

  • The candidate must have a Recognised Pharmacy Technician or Dispensing Technician Qualification
  • The Ideal candidate will have previous Pharmacy Technician Experience in a bus pharmacy setting and previous experience and proficiency with McLernons Dispensing System
  • The successful candidate will have accurate data entry skills with strong management and organisational skills
  • It is essential to be able to read, write, and speak English fluently with excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • The candidate must be flexible and proactive to meet varied patient needs including willingness to be a team player and promote a positive team environment
  • You should be self-motivated and able to work independently with an excellent attention to detail
  • Applicants must be able to effectively present information to the patient and in small group situations and be able to collaborate with other healthcare professionals

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

CPL Contact:

To apply or for further information please contact Stephen on 01 4825424 or send an updated CV to

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