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Pharmacist or Pharmacist Technician Vacancy Posted on 24 Jun 2020

Vacancy for a Full Time

Pharmacist or Pharmacist Technician

Albany Surgery, Bovey Tracey/Chudleigh Medical Practice & Kingskerswell/ Ipplepen Medical Practice in Newton Abbot.

An opportunity has risen for the Primary Care Network of Kingskerswell & Ipplepen Medical Practice, Albany Surgery in Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey and Chudleigh Medical Practice. The teams across the three practices have an excellent reputation as friendly, hardworking, high achieving accredited training practices. The practices have been rated Good or Outstanding by CQC, with consistent, positive GP patient survey results which demonstrate the strong patient centred customer focus and efficiency of the teams.

We are currently looking to expand and diversify our Pharmacy team. We currently have a vacancy for 2 full time members of staff (we would consider part time). Candidates should be qualified and skilled having completed an undergraduate degree in Pharmacy and registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council. May hold or be working towards an independent prescribing qualification. Be Able to follow legal, ethical, professional and organisational policies/procedures. Involve patients in decisions about prescribed medicines and support adherence as per NICE guidelines. We would also accept applications from Pharmacy Technicians.

The role is varied and diverse with clinical support and mentorship provided; there will be a strong focus on self-development and team engagement. Some of the areas the candidate would be asked to focus their attention on would be:

·        Patients with long term health conditions (i.e. Hypertension, Cardiovascular).

·        Acute Meds management programmes

·        Drug Alerts

·        Patients who present with acute presentations

·        Patient medication reviews

·        Medication reconciliation

·        Working with local Care homes

·        Quality Improvement projects

You may occasionally be required to work additional days covering absences of colleagues or working as part of our Improved access Team.

Pharmacist applicants should submit a detailed CV and supporting statement of no more than 500 words explaining why you want to join our team and how you feel you could help shape the future of local Healthcare delivery.

The practice uses the clinical system - TPP SystmOne

Salary dependent on skill set, experience and qualifications.

For any informal enquiries please contact PCN Pharmacist Rosie Hooper on rosie.hooper1@nhs.net Closing date by close of play on Monday 6th July, interviews will be held on Thursday 16th July.

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