Pharmacist (Locum)

2019-07-09 10:44:462022-04-08Aspire Locums
Job TypeLocumTemp-to-PermTemp/Contract
AreaLiverpool, MerseysideLiverpoolMerseyside
SectorPharmacy - PharmacistPharmacy - DispenserPharmacy - Assistant
Start Date
AdvertiserPaul M Allward
Telephone0151 909 3556
Job Ref14798-1
Shift Hours More than 5
Shift TimesAM
Job Views1604
Responsible for dispensing and distributing medicine. You'll work to legal and ethical guidelines to ensure the correct and safe supply of medical products to the general public.
In this customer-facing role, you'll be involved in maintaining and improving people's health by providing advice and information, as well as supplying prescription medicines. You'll also sell over-the-counter medical products and instruct patients on the use of medicines and medical appliances.
Job Description:
Dispense prescription medicines to the public.
Ensure that different treatments are compatible.
Check dosage and ensure that medicines are correctly and safely supplied and labelled (pharmacists are legally responsible for any dispensing errors).
Supervise the preparation of any medicines (not all are supplied ready made-up by the manufacturer).
Keep a register of controlled drugs for legal and stock control purposes.
Liaise with doctors about prescriptions.
Sell over-the-counter medicines.
Advise the public on the treatment of minor ailments.
Advise patients of any adverse side-effects of medicines or potential interactions with other medicines/treatments.
Prepare dosette and cassette boxes, usually for the elderly, but also for those with memory/learning difficulties or who have several combinations of tablets to take, where tablets are placed in compartments for specified days of the week.
Undertake Medicine Use Reviews (MUR), an advanced service to help patients understand how their medicines work and why they have to take them.
Provide support through the New Medicine Service (NMS) to patients starting certain medicines to treat long-term conditions (England only).
Manage a needle and syringe exchange.
Measure and fit compression hosiery.
Offer specialist health checks, such as blood pressure and cholesterol monitoring and diabetes screening.
Run stop-smoking clinics and weight-reduction programmes.
Arrange the delivery of prescription medicines to patients.
Manage, supervise and train pharmacy support staff.
Manage finance and budgets. 
Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs and their uses.
*Aspire Locums is a specialist Medical Recruitment Agency supplying qualified and experienced Medical and Healthcare Professionals to NHS and Private Healthcare Organisations Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.   Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit) Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorships to work in the UK is welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency   For more jobs like this, please visits our website     "To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFER jobs, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFER jobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search
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