Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Dependant on experience

Apply for Qualified Dispenser

Bethune Avenue Pharmacy is part of the Imaan Healthcare Group which has 44 nationwide pharmacies. We are seeking a Pharmacy Dispenser that will work collaboratively with the pharmacy team to provide an organised and well-maintained pharmacy service to the local community. If you excel in customer service and work well as a team, we will be happy to consider you joining our organisation.

Job Summary for the role

The post-holder will project a positive and friendly image to dispensary patients and other visitors and deal with queries in a professional, courteous and efficient way.

Assist in the preparation, dispensing and sale of prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines/appliances and assist with stock control, ordering and re-stocking of the dispensary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Issuing stock items and prepared prescriptions
  • Issuing stock items and prepared prescriptions
  • Labelling and preparing Monitored dosage systems
  • Collection of prescription charges/checking patient exemption statements
  • Operation of efficient stock control appropriate to the needs of the dispensary with the objective of ensuring continuity of supply for patients and minimising wastage
  • Ensuring that drugs are received and stored in an appropriate manner in accordance with the manufacturers’ instructions
  • Ensuring that refrigerated items are stored at the appropriate temperature and maintaining the temperature control record/logbook
  • Cleaning work surfaces and shelving on a regular basis and ensuring that all dispensary equipment is kept clean and in good working order.
  • Maintaining full and accurate records of all dispensing transactions
  • Undertaking other reasonable duties within the framework of the post as directed by the Supervising dispenser.
  • Dispensing and checking repeat prescriptions and prescriptions from surgeries
  • Taking orders for repeats and dealing with queries from district nurses and support staff.
  • Using the computer to keep records up to date.
  • Checking with GPs or patient records if concerned about the appropriateness of requests for medication.
  • Dealing with queries from patients regarding their prescriptions.
  • Some reception work as required as part of the dispensing process.
  • Handling controlled drugs (and keeping register).
  • Handling prescription money and operating/balancing the till
  • Assisting when required to meet targets set for the pharmacy
  • Assisting in stock checks
  • Providing health checks to patients, once trained by the pharmacist
  • Delivering medication to patients when required
  • Delivering and collecting prescriptions from GP surgeries when required

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