Locum Pharmacist - Northampton

Job Title: Locum Pharmacist - Northampton
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Northampton, England
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-10-02
Reference: BH-90853
Contact Name: Syeda Islam
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 03, 2018 14:07

Job Description

Locum Pharmacist– St Albans – 12 Months Contract

ESSENTIAL: Locum pharmacist. Prescription only and pharmacy medicines. Quality assurance checking. Medicine dispensing. GPhC, RPS, GDP, GWP and ISO standards.

My client, a global healthcare and pharmaceutical company, are looking to add a highly trained and qualified pharmacist to assist in their prescription only medicines and pharmacy medicines (POM & P) division. An overview of duties within this role includes -  

 Locum Pharmacist Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure all POM & P medicines are 100% checked for accuracy in product code, product description, batch, expiry date and quantity required.
  • Ensuring all Standards and Guidelines issued by the GPhC and the RPS are met and are implemented as part of their practice.
  •  High quality assurance checking, regarding corresponding medicines and patient information. Eg correct materials, labels and addresses
  • Ensure a hand over is completed before the end and the beginning of each shift.
  • Carrying out risk assessments and reporting appropriately, including complaint handling and investigation.
  • Provide advice on medicines and processes to patients, prescribers and company employees.
  • Work closely with the operational warehouse team in order to correct picking errors at the time of detection.
Locum Pharmacist Key Requirements:
  • Masters level degree in pharmacy (MPharm) and being a member of GPhC.
  • Prior pharmacist experience, with the ability of experience of supervising staff.
  • Has working knowledge of Good Documentation Practice (GDP) and Good Warehouse Practice (GWP).
  • High level quality assurance checking skills, with advanced attention to detail.
  • Have excellent communication skills, with the ability to produce a concise and accurate handover.
  • Be highly reliable and organised, being able to prioritise workload and work under pressure.
If successful you will receive a highly attractive and competitive salary along with the opportunity to further your career within the pharmaceutical industry.

 Locum Pharmacist– St Albans – 12 Months Contract


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