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Medicines Management Pharmacist

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  • Speciality: Pharmacist
  • Grade: Pharmacist
  • Salary: £18 - £21 per hour
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Start Date: Required ASAP
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Reference No: J114546

Mediplacements are looking for an experienced band 5 Medicines Management Pharmacist to work at a hospital in Shrewsbury.

The pay for this position is £18-£21 per hour, and we are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible for an on-going duration.

SUMMARY Is managed by the Senior Pharmacist / Technician responsible for the area of work
Dispense and issue prescriptions and check dispensed prescriptions of others
Take patient medication histories, assess POD's, advise and instruct patients on safe medication practice and reconcile medication on discharge.
Prepare a wide range of aseptic parenteral products including cytotoxic chemotherapy, monoclonal agents, TPN and radioisotopes.
To demonstrate flexibility and initiative in carrying out demanding technical duties at short notice with minimal supervision
Training of ATOs, Technicians and other staff members as required
Collaborates with technicians in the provision of pharmaceutical services

To take patient medication histories and to liaise with GPs, the patient's relatives, Nursing Homes etc, as necessary, to confirm, where possible, that medicines are prescribed appropriately on admission. To alert pharmacists, doctors, and nurses etc when the prescribed medication is at variance with the taken history.
To assess the quality of patient own drugs (PODs) for suitability for extended use during the in-patient period, and to initiate any necessary alternative arrangements.
To arrange the re-ordering of medicines supplies for continuing treatment, action cancellations, removing discontinued items and explaining these to patients as appropriate.
To advise and as necessary instruct patients, in the correct use of medicines prescribed for them and to provide supportive written information and/or compliance aids when needed.
To reconcile medication for discharge and to advise pharmacists and/or doctors when discharge medication requirements are ambiguous and make necessary arrangements

When you work with Mediplacements, you will have access to a range of benefits that will support you in your role. Our dedicated one-to-one service ensures that you have the support you need to thrive in your role. Our fast-track registration process allows you to start your new role as soon as possible. The excellent rates of pay, and assistance with travel and accommodation are designed to make your transition as smooth as possible. We also offer weekly pay that is always on time, and access to exclusive NHS and private sector jobs. There is no registration fee, and you will have access to free online training.

If you are not available for this position, we encourage you to refer a friend and take advantage of our £250 referral bonus. T&C's apply.

Apply now to take your career as a pharmacist to the next level with Mediplacements.

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