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Band 5 - Clinical Pharmacy Technician, Medicine

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Department name
West Herts - General Staffing
Watford Hospital
£25,424 - £31,617 pa inc HCA
28/05/2019 23:59

Band 5 - Clinical Pharmacy Technician, Technician Higher Level, Medicine and Care of Elderly                     

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our team of Medicine/CoE Clinical Pharmacy Technicians

The successful candidate will be required:

  • To liaise closely with appropriate clinical pharmacists with respect to the pharmaceutical care service provided to individual patients.


  • To work with clinical pharmacists to ensure discharge medication is planned for and is available as necessary.


  • To support patient discharge at ward level through dispensing TTAs using the workstation on wheels.


  • To identify those patients who require medication counselling and undertake that practice within agreed protocol.


  • To obtain accurate patient drug histories in accordance with departmental standard operating procedures


  • To participate in clinical audit

The Pharmacy department within West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust is located on three sites and has over 100 staff, with the main Pharmacy department based at Watford General Hospital.  

The department provides a stimulating, friendly and professionally rewarding environment for staff to develop their expertise.



We provide opportunities for education and training and support continuing professional development

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lakshmi Khetani, Pharmacy Team Lead, Medicine or Sital Sanghvi, Lead Clinical Pharmacist 01923  436233.

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