Permanent Pharmacists

Location UK / Armagh

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1382086

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Pharmacists based in Armagh

McKeevers Chemists is a rapidly expanding group of 22 pharmacies, predominantly based in the South and East of Northern Ireland with four branches in Liverpool and one branch in Co.Monaghan.  The business has been built upon serving its local community through consistent consumer commitment, bringing real savings and value directly to the customer.  McKeevers fundamentally value the care they provide to their patients, working innovatively to initiate all avenues of healthcare, ensuring they are there for their patients. 

Due to continued growth we require the following staff to join our existing teams in Armagh.

Permanent Pharmacists – Full Time (40 Hours per week)

As a Pharmacist you will:

Manage, oversee and be responsible for the running of the pharmacy in line with all Company and industry regulations.

Have a Professional and ethical approach to work and strive to deliver on all aspects of the Pharmacy department. 

Fulfil all statutory and professional duties expected of the Pharmacy and comply with the PSNI code of ethics and legal obligations. 

Log all dispensing errors in accordance with Company procedures, ensure they are rectified and plans implemented to prevent reoccurrence.  

Dispense prescription medication to patients checking dosage and ensuring all medicines are correctly and safely labelled and supplied.

Supervise the safe preparations of medicines and liaise with doctors to ensure accuracy and prevent risk.

Arrange safe delivery of prescription medications for those patients unable to attend the pharmacy. 

Ensure that the controlled drugs register is maintained with accuracy for legal purposes and that confidentiality of customers, Company policies and statistics are maintained at all times and in accordance with Data Protection.

Act promptly to all communications and communicate to your team and action any directives from Head Office immediately. 

Ensure that the branch is open for trading and the dispensing of prescriptions during registered opening hours, whilst ensuring that a pharmacist is on the premises at all times during these hours.  You and your team must be conversant with the Company Policy regarding customer complaints and deal with them in a timely and efficiently manner.   

 Have the desire for ongoing self development, attending courses and the completion of the requisite amount of CPD as laid down by the PSNI is paramount.  You must keep up to date with current Pharmacy practices, new drugs and their purpose. 

Ensure general housekeeping of the Pharmacy including Health and Safety, encourage team work, ensure accurate completion of paperwork and attend meetings as and when required.

You Should:

Be a Registered Pharmacist with the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland and have a minimum of 3 years Management experience.  You will

Have previous experience working in a community pharmacy. 

Possess exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal and be confident in working with other people. 

Be able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail and have a commercial awareness of the area you are working in. 

Flexibility with regards to travel and hours of work are essential. 

You must be registered as a Pharmacist with the PSNI as of August 2018.

An attractive remuneration package is available

To Apply:

Please forward a CV and cover letter by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below 

Closing Date for all applications is Friday 18th January 2019

McKeevers Chemists is an Equal Opportunities Employer