Pharmacy Technician

As a Pharmacy Technician you will work as part of a prescribing team, comprising Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technicians, Prescribing Support Administrators and Prescribing Team reception, who work alongside the wider practice team and help implement our integrated model of prescribing support. The successful candidate will share our values and have the energy, skills and enthusiasm to contribute to shaping how we support our patients. This post is part of the PCN roles reimbursement scheme.

Main duties of the job

The main duties include the safe processing of repeat medication requests, issuing prescriptions following specific checks (which may include reviewing blood results, checking patients INR, checking any QOF coding is accurate and up to date) & dealing with patient requests. Prescription requests are receive by Patient Access or in writing and the volume of workload is addressed within 48 hours. We encourage Electronic Prescribing. You can expect to receive hospital discharges, hospital letters and medication recommendations for review and action. You will inform patients when blood tests/ BP checks/ medication reviews are due and keep their electronic notes up to date accordingly. Our Pharmacy Technicians currently also have telephone consultations for patients with medication queries, and support the prescribing duty doctor with requests. You will liaise regularly with clinicians in secondary care, either initiated by yourself, GP or patient. You will initiate practice policies to ensure safe prescribing and will have very close link with the GPs, with a dedicated time slot each day to discuss queries and assist with decisions over patient care. You will be a valued member of the clinical team.

CLOSING DATE 24/06/2022