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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/02/2020.

Pharmacy Informatics Technician

Job Reference: 213-UPACS-4006

Employer:
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Denmark Hill, London
Salary:
£25,489 - £28,513 per annum inc HCA

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.




King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

An opportunity has arisen for a Pharmacy Informatics Technician in the Pharmacy IT Team at King’s. The Team is responsible for pharmacy computer systems and data integrity across our multi-site Trust. This Band 4 Pharmacy Informatics Technician will be responsible for aiding the administration and support of a number of specialised pharmacy software systems, and will play a vital role as we implement new digital initiatives across our organisation, such as dm+d coding, robotic automation, and Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) compliance.

The postholder will be active in financial and drug-usage data reporting, as well as supporting the development of ward-based dispensing and aiding with the maintenance of departmental infrastructure projects.

This is an exceptional opportunity to gain valuable experience in pharmacy software and data systems, including:

  •  Dispensing and stock control (Emis)
  •  Prescription tracking (PTS)
  •  Automated dispensing robots (BD/ROWA)
  •  Automated cabinets (Pyxis/Omnicell)
  •  Document management

The role will also provide the opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary team and develop skills in a variety of tasks including reporting, procedure writing, staff training and computer and system maintenance.

Applicants must be IT-literate, methodical, have strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, and a good attitude and work ethic.

The postholder will be expected to work across all Trust sites. As such, you must be highly organised and self-motivated.

Please note that in the event of a large number of applications, the Trust may choose to close the recruitment process in advance of the displayed closure date.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Peter Roach

Pharmacy IT Support Specialist

T: 0203 299 6318

peter.roach@nhs.net




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Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Our Values (Links to a Video on 'You Tube')

King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website


King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.


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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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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