Apprentice Health Care Assistant
This is a fantastic opportunity for an apprenticeship within a medical practice. This post requires someone who is well motivated and has an interest in clinical work to develop the skills required to become a healthcare assistant combining both practical and knowledge based learning.
The main responsibilities will be phlebotomy, assisting with minor surgery and carrying out basic clinical procedures such as ECGs. You will take general measurements such as weight, height and blood pressure and record all information on electronic medical records. You will be involved in ordering of stock and checking of equipment.
Closing date: 12th July 2019
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Practice based Pharmacist Technician
A new vacancy has arisen for a Pharmacy Technician within Brannam Medical Centre. The Practice is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Pharmacy Technician to join our well established and innovative prescribing team, in caring for our list of over 17,000 patients in the Barnstaple area.
The successful applicant will be providing clinical and technical services to support the GPs, Clinical Pharmacist, Practice nurses and administrative staff members ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and efficient systems for repeat prescribing and optimisation of medicines management, reducing waste and maximising outcomes for patients. The role will also include training and development of practice based prescribing co-ordinators and administrators to support improved co-ordination and effective pharmacy administration within general practice, especially with relation to repeat prescribing systems and processes.
You will need to have excellent communication skills and good IT abilities, be able to plan, prioritise and organise your workload and have the ability to work under pressure in a busy medical practice
As a long-established training Practice for doctors and other clinical team members (including pharmacists), we are proud of the supportive environment within the Practice, with a supervising clinical member of staff being available at all times.
We welcome applicants that are currently working in primary care as well as applicants that have come from a hospital or community background, open to job sharing arrangements.
Barnstaple is an excellent place to live and work. A popular holiday destination on the Taw estuary, it is close to surfing beaches and the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Sailing, cycling, walking and a host of other leisure activities are readily available and a link to the M5 motorway gives easy access to the rest of the country.
Please see job descrition (and person specification). If you wish to discuss this role further please contact Dee Brown, Practice Manager, Brannam Medical Centre 01271 314210 firstname.lastname@example.org or our Practice Pharmacist Rachel Nestel email@example.com
Start date: negotiable
Closing date 31st July 2019
Practice Pharmacy Technician (and person specification)