Pharmacy Technician

Job Overview

Pharmacy Technician - Dublin 6

This is a full time position, with some evening work required but rotated fairly across the team and very little weekends expected possibly only during annual leave and illness. Working with a strong SVP and a technician manager. Only candidates with a good years' experience in Irish retail pharmacy need apply.

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and verifying receipt of same; maintains workable stock levels; anticipating needed medications & supplies; removing outdated drugs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

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