Pharmacy tecnician or Pre-Reg Pharmacy technician

Permanent


Qualified or Trainee Pharmacy Technician


Permanent


37.5 hours

 

Harlow, Essex



Do you want to join a pioneering healthcare business? Take your career to new places? Transform lives? You can do it all with LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare. Part of McKesson, a leading global healthcare company, we work in close partnership with the NHS and pharmaceutical companies to provide a huge range of care services to more than 80,000 patients in the comfort of their own home, at their place of work or in the community.

About the opportunity

To provide effective support to LloydsPharmacy Homecares’ central pharmacy team and regional business units to enable effective dispensing of aseptically compounded products and other items.
To provide professional pharmacy input in accordance with the RPS/GPhC code of ethics.
To support the central pharmacy team as required in processing prescription request.

Accountabilities & Activities:


The promotion of pharmacy advice to LloydsPharmacy Homecare business units.
Support the work of pharmacists within the Central Pharmacy team including pharmacy oncology
Apply clinical/technical knowledge to translate customer requests for TPN formulations into valid prescriptions and ensure that these are agreed with the customer
Ensure all formulations are stable and suitable within the device intended
Creation of worksheets and associated labels for TPN formulations.
Liaise with regions and accounts to facilitate new patient installations and existing TPN patient formulation changes
Liaise with compounding subcontractors to ensure that requests for TPN bags can be processed within agreed timescales
Calculate prices for internally compounded TPN regimens
To ensure that all documentation is correctly filed
Work within the team to facilitate self and colleagues’ professional development
Ensure that prescriptions are entered accurately onto the computer system for compounded, non-compounded drugs and premedications
To ensure that labels are generated correctly and quantities are appropriate for supply
Printing and collation of associated paperwork for onward processing through the main Dispensing Unit
Liaising with the oncology coordinators and nursing team when required
Application of specialist oncology knowledge to support the work of the department and other areas of the business
Other duties as required by the Central Pharmacy Manager

About you

Education and Training BTEC Pharmaceutical science or NVQ level 3 in Pharmaceutical science or equivalent.
Experience Some hospital pharmacy experience, especially TPN and small volume IV products.

About Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare

Part of McKesson, a leading healthcare company, we strive to break boundaries, challenge the status quo and support the changing healthcare industry. We are one of the most experienced providers of clinical homecare in the UK, and have been supporting patients in this way since 1975. With services ranging from straightforward delivery of medication to specialist nursing for complex conditions, we support a huge variety of patient needs. We can also offer many different opportunities for career development and progression, not just within Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare but throughout the wider McKesson network, which includes 1,700 community pharmacies across the UK as well as other pharmacy services in hospitals, mental health facilities and prisons.

Harlow
Essex