To support the Managing pharmacist in the dispensary in a busy and challenging environment. Working to agreed operating procedures within the pharmacy to maintain the highest ethical standards and deliver excellent customer care.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Dispensing and preparing walk in prescriptions and monthly medication orders in advance of the next cycle. Contacting doctors for prescriptions where necessary, while keeping in line with current legal regulations
To accurately receive, record and assemble prescriptions, issue the appropriate receipts and inform the Pharmacists of any changes in drug therapy and interactions between prescribed medications
Keeping up to date with all filing, archiving and admin
Processing month end claim, verifying all schemes; DPS, LTI, HT, EM, GMS, hardship and psych and ensuring all coded and non-coded items are claimed for correctly and efficiently to meet the PCRS deadline.
Ordering stock from correct suppliers and verifying receipt of same; maintains workable stock levels; anticipating needed medications & supplies; removing outdated drugs
Advising customers on medication and OTC products in a professional and empathetic manner.
Assisting patients wishing to avail of O'Donnell's health services, such as 24-hour blood pressure monitoring, and Diabetes risk assessment.
Liaising with doctors and other healthcare professionals in regards to medication compliance and accuracy.
To serve customers over the counter medicines and other pharmacy products as required
Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required
IPU Pharmacy Technician course or Higher Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Studies.
1 years pharmacy experience in a pharmacy technician role is preferable
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good attention to detail is essential
Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task successfully in a busy and challenging environment.
Cashier experience an advantage.
Ability to use discretion when addressing customer queries and to treat customer/patient information with strict confidentiality.
IT skills would be an advantage with MPS experience.
For further details, please contact Brian on 086 7773856
Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, Community Pharmacy, South Dublin