The Position

McLaughlins Bandon Medical Hall is a family pharmacy who is looking to recruit a supervising pharmacist to cover maternity leave. The job is ideally suited to a person who enjoys working in a community environment. The pharmacy prides itself on excellent customer care.

The position is 4 days per week

Candidate Profile
•Must be fully qualified and have minimum of 3 years experience of working in a pharmacy

•Excellent IT skills: including computerised till systems, Mclernons dispensing package,

Skills & Qualities
•Excellent communication skills

•Well organised individual ,

•Ability to work in a diverse fast moving environment with a focus on customer service

•Ability to work on own initiative , problem solving skills

•Ability to manage a team of technicians

Responsibilities include
•Managing the dispensary in the absence of the supervising pharmacist

•Provide consultation on prescription and non-prescription medications

•Provide advices on selection of Over-The-Counter medications to treat common illnesses

•Educate patients on proper handling of medical devices such as blood pressure monitor and glucose meters

•Compound medications for external or internal use

•Prepare sterile solutions following proper procedures

•Monitor patient medication compliance and over-usage patterns

•Supervise pharmacy staff members including pharmacy technicians,

•Proper management of patient records and pharmacy files

•Maintain appropriate inventory on pharmaceutical and medical supplies

•Identify patient’s drug-related problems and effectively communicate with physicians and other healthcare practitioners

•Work in conjunction with physicians, nurses, other pharmacists,

•Comply with PSI standards

If interested and available start in May please forward CV to info@mclaughlins.ie using ‘Pharmacist Maternity Cover Application’ in the subject line.

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