Dispensary Manager

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
12 Oct 2017
09 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Dispensary Manager / Pharmacy Manager / Pharmacist

Dispensary Manager with a Dispensary qualification, previous dispensary experience and management experience is needed for our client, a GP surgery in Bourn, West of Cambridge. They are looking for someone to ensure the provision of quick, efficient and accurate dispensing of medication to their patients, and ensure effective financial control of the dispensary.

Role Summary:
Managing the dispensary staff
Regular meetings with the dispensary team to ensure the smooth running of the department
Checking the drug tariff for price and category changes every month, checking MIMS for new or discontinued drugs, and following up changes with drug companies
Maintaining and updating the computerised Drug Directory, adding new drugs and monitoring patient repeats
Sorting prescriptions, checking endorsements, preparing forms and submitting prescriptions monthly to the NHS Prescription Services, and dealing with returned prescriptions
Preparing vaccine lists
DSQS - yearly requirement to ensure all Standard Operating Procedures are reviewed and amended

Dispensary qualification NVQ3 (desirable)

Previous experience working in a dispensary - meeting DSQS standards
Management experience is essential, ideally managing a dispensary team
Previous experience of working in a GP surgery (desirable)
Experience of using a clinical system, e. SystmOne, EMIS
Experience of developing staff rotas and managing absence
Experience of ordering medication stock and managing dispensary financial returns, e. VAT records
Proficient in email, Word and Excel
Excellent communication skills and customer service
Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure
Excellent attention to detail and organisation
Works well as part of team, and demonstrable leadership qualities

Hours and salary - negotiable, dependent on experience

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