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Purchasing Pharmacy Technician

Posted 27 February by HCA Healthcare Ended
HCA Healthcare UK is the world’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016' and 'Best International Cancer Services provider 2016’. The London Bridge Hospital campus is made up of an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard, our world-class hospital based in Tooley Street, and five outpatient and diagnostic centres across Central London, Canary Wharf and Kent. In May 2017, we welcomed our new Cancer Centre at Guy’s. Here, consultants from London’s top teaching hospitals offer full surgical provisions in urology, gynaecology and breast, as well as reconstructive surgery. We were delighted that London Bridge Hospital recently achieved an ‘Outstanding’ accreditation by the healthcare regulators Care Quality Commission. Noted for our innovative practice, when you join us you’ll help us to continue our pioneering research and provide cutting-edge services and treatments.

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has become available within our expanding Pharmacy division. A the teams Purchasing Pharmacy Technician, you will be responsible for ensuring all duties related to purchasing within the pharmacy departments across the London Bridge Hospital campus are managed.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibility for purchasing all pharmaceuticals (including medical gases) and non-pharmaceutical stock into the department. Ensuring that all processes related to managing an effective pharmacy perpetual stock control system are in place and adhered to. Having responsible for all delivery notes; invoices and any queries arising. Liaise with the Accounts Payable department to ensure invoice queries are dealt with in a timely manner. Ensure stock rotation, cycle counts and routine expiry date checks are completed. Ensure correct charging / invoicing for patients as required. Train and assess new and existing pharmacy staff within purchasing. Ensure stock rotation, cycle counts and routine expiry date checks are completed. Make certain that drugs are stored safely and securely according to the corporate medication policy and hospital protocol. Comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act, COSHH, infection control and other relevant regulations.

Skills & Experience

Pharmacy NVQ3, BTEC or equivalent Registration with General Pharmaceutical Council Additional specialist training/knowledge, as appropriate

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