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pharmacy technician

Job Title: pharmacy technician
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Middlesbrough
Industry:
Contact Name: Thomas Howcroft
Contact Email: tom.howcroft@quadrecruitment.com
Job Published: October 07, 2020 16:01

Job Description

Pharmacy Technician - Locum

Locum start date 19th of October - end of December

09:00 - 17:00pm

Band 5 Locum pay rates

We are looking for a dependable Pharmacy Technician that will process and fill prescriptions. You will undertake other tasks under the direction of a pharmacist to provide excellent customer service and ensure the pharmacy runs smoothly. As a pharmacy technician you must be detail-oriented and reliable since the job has high responsibility. You must possess excellent communication skills as well as aptitude in using computers.

Responsibilities

  • Sterilize surfaces and equipment and prepare the pharmacy for opening
  • Greet customers and answer questions
  • Receive prescriptions and check their validity
  • Process prescriptions electronically and ensure all information is complete and accurate
  • Resolve issues when they arise (e.g. rejected insurance claims)
  • Select the appropriate medicine and measure dosages to fill prescriptions
  • Sort, stock, label medication and monitor inventory
  • Undertake administrative tasks (e.g.record-keeping) as assigned
  • Comply with all security measures and quality standards

Skills

  • Proven experience as pharmacy technician
  • Experience with an online prescription system is a plus
  • Knowledge of medication and dosage measurement
  • Knowledge of pharmacy law and medical terminology
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Reliable with a keen eye for detail
  • Successful completion of a pharmacy technician program
  • Certified Pharmacy technician is an asset

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Pay: £15.00-£20.00 per hou