Support Pharmacist (Hospital)

Job Overview

Basic Grade Pharmacist - Kilkenny (9 month maternity contract, 21 hours a week, Mon - Fri)

To support the Senior Pharmacist in the running of the pharmacy division in a busy and challenging environment. Working to agreed operating procedures within the hospital to maintain the highest ethical standards and deliver excellent customer care.

Duties and Responsibilities:­­­­ ­­­­­­­ ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ ­

Subject to the direct supervision of the Senior Pharmacist, you will be required to participate in the provision of a comprehensive pharmaceutical service including:

  • The supply of drugs, pharmaceuticals & other related items as may be required.
  • The provision of advice to medical & nursing staff on the proper use of drugs & medicines.
  • The purchase, storage & supply of all items on the most economical lines, consistent with quality at pharmacy, ward & departmental levels, & with reference to legal requirements, transit, security & conditions of chemical & physical stability.
  • The expansion of a ward pharmacy service & clinical pharmacy.
  • The maintenance of records for purchasing, quality control, compounding & dispensing to the standards required.
  • Completion of clinical audits as assigned by the Supervising pharmacist
  • To assist the Supervising Pharmacist in the performance of his/her duties & responsibilities as required.
  • To undertake such other duties appropriate to the office, as may be assigned to him/her by the Supervising Pharmacist.


  • Through the course of the working day or week there maybe a requirement to work in other areas of the hospital in line with patient requirements as requested by your line manager/deputy or nurse management.
  • Staff must produce satisfactory documentary evidence of all training and experience claimed by them, if required to do so by the organisation.
  • To respect Mission Statement of the Hospital.

Please contact Brian Mahon on 086 7773856

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