Abbots Langley Pharmacy – Abbots Langley
UK, South East
Pharmacist, Locum Pharmacist
As a community pharmacist you’re responsible for dispensing and distributing medicine. You’ll work to legal and ethical guidelines to ensure the correct and safe supply of medical products to the general public.
In this customer-facing role, you’ll be involved in maintaining and improving people’s health by providing advice and information, as well as supplying prescription medicines. You’ll also sell over-the-counter medical products and instruct patients on the use of medicines and medical appliances.
As a community pharmacist, you’ll need to:
Dispenses medications to patients
Checks patients’ prescriptions for accuracy and safety, ensuring no drugs are contraindicated with one another
Ensures legal compliance in the pharmacy, reviewing labels, doses, and procedures
Secures and inventories controlled drugs to maintain compliance with regulations
Supervises and trains other pharmacy staff, such as pharmacy technicians and assistants
Communicates with doctors about prescriptions
Advises patients on the proper use of prescription medication and answers questions about the drugs
Discusses side effects and potential adverse interactions of drugs with patients
Offers various wellness and health-screening services, such as blood-pressure monitoring, vaccine administration, and diabetes screening
Manages the pharmacy’s inventory, staff, and budget
Remains apprised of latest pharmaceutical products, developments, and laws
Uses pharmacy computer system to maintain records and track inventory
Teaches other healthcare professionals about the prescription of various drugs
Strong Math and Science Skills, Excellent Memory, Interpersonal Skills, Good Verbal Communication, Detail-Oriented, Solid Understanding of and Respect for Prescription Drug Laws and Regulations, Supervisory Skills, Computer Skills, Ability to Work Closely with Doctors and Nurses, Analytical Skills, Multi-Tasking Abilities, Physical Stamina for Long Periods of Standing, Good Documentation and Record-Keeping Skills
Pharmacist/Locum required. Application closing date 20/09/2019.