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Prescribing Support Technician

Job Reference: 105-CR-60

Coventry and Rugby CCG
Parkside House, Coventry

Coventry and Rugby CCG are looking for a pharmacy technician to join our highly respected Medicines Optimisation Team. We currently have an opportunity within our GP prescribing support work stream for a Prescribing Support Technician.

If you are enthusiastic, reliable, self-motivated, with a ‘can do’ attitude then we would love to hear from you.

Good communication skills are essential. Computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office are required although training will be given in the GP clinical IT systems. An understanding of prescribing in primary care is also required whilst experience of working with GP practices and community pharmacies would be advantageous.

Key duties

Support to pharmacists and senior technician

Promotion of quality and cost effective prescribing

Implementation and maintenance of systems to reduce medication waste

Audits of current prescribing within GP practices

Implementation of guidance from the Area Prescribing Committee

The post will involve travelling to various GP practices within Coventry and Rugby.

You will be required to be a professionally qualified pharmacy technician registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

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