Pharmacy Technician – Portarlington

Full Time PortarlingtonSalary: N/A Experience: None

Description:

Cpl Healthcare is association with our client are currently seeking an experienced Pharmacy Technician to work in a busy community pharmacy in Portarlington.

This opportunity will be offered on a permanent contract and successful applicants are expected to work 40 hours per week.

Core Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Pharmacist with general dispensing responsibilities.
  • Preparing prescriptions
  • Handle patient queries and phone calls appropriately and effectively
  • Liaising with GP’s and other healthcare professionals
  • Stock control and ordering / Liaising with other branches re stock
  • Maintain the dispensary cleanliness
  • 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

Specific Requirements

  • 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 (Preferably 2 years plus)
  • 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
  • Strong patient focus
  • 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

Salary / Benefits

  • Dependent on Experience
  • Staff parking available
  • In-house training available in the form of CPD

To apply for this vacancy or for further information please contact Stephen on 01 4825424 or forward your updated CV to stephen.copeland@cplhealthcare.com

 

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Ref.no.:
JO-1706-354715
Locations:
Portarlington
Salary:
N/A
Employment type:
Full Time
Experience:
None
Tags:
Laois,Permanent,Pharmacy Technician

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