A number of opportunities have arisen for Dispensers to join our Dispensary operation in our Burton head office. We are looking for colleagues who will support in the supply of medicinal products to our Healthcare at Home customers and make a positive contribution to the dispensary function.
At the core of our values is our commitment to improve patient experience and outcomes and this role is no different. Is this opportunity to make a difference?
Healthcare at Home … a little about us...
Our vision is simple, we help our patients have their best day, every day.
Working alongside healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies, we ensure first class clinical care in the home to our patients and provide greater insights and efficiencies to our customers.
Delivering through a patient centric approach, coupled with the introduction of user friendly technology, we provide clear visibility of the patient’s adherence and persistence, resulting in improved outcomes. All this contributes to supporting our customers to identify interventions which enables patients to rediscover ‘their normal’ and have their best day every day.
What does a Dispenser do at Healthcare at Home?
Delivery of Objectives: ensure personal targets/objectives are achieved and make a positive contribution to Dispensary function delivering against its OGSM goals
Transcribing, Dispensing and Compliance
To accurately transcribe prescriptions from the prescriber into healthcare home electronic format, which in turn will populate the patient medication labels
Ensure prescriptions meet legal requirements as per guidelines and regulations
Liaise with prescribers and patients to resolve prescription queries
To accurately and efficiently pick, dispense and pack medication and ancillary products, in line with all relevant regulatory and Company requirements and procedures, for Healthcare at Home patients
To ensure that safe systems of work are practiced with due regard to Health and Safety regulations and pharmaceutical standards
To perform duties in accordance with specific service contracts
Ensure medication is safe to supply to the patient
To process prescriptions efficiently to meet agreed productivity targets
To effectively rotate between therapies when working whilst maintaining accuracy
To process prescriptions accurately to allow for the correct production of medication labels and Sales Orders
To rotate stock, check dates and ensure, as part of the dispensing process, that any issues are brought to the attention of the leadership team
Training & Continuous Improvement
Maintain professional knowledge base
Complete all mandatory training and identify areas for improvement
Record any near misses or dispensing errors and highlight to the leadership team
Ensure reflective practices are completed and to implement preventative actions into working practices
To provide flexibility around shift, weekend and late working
To safely and accurately pack medication and wholesale orders according to the Sales Orders and in line with Packing Competencies
To carry out any other reasonable duties defined by the leadership team
Meticulous and thorough approach to work with an excellent eye for detail
Ability and willingness to learn
Able to work as part of a team
Well-developed communication skills
Willingness to work in a closed environment with no face to face contact with patients
Willingness to work in a fairly repetitive role
Ability to maintain accuracy while working at pace
Proficient in the use of I.T. systems
Salary of £18,907.20 per Annum
Fully funded NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Dispensing
40 hours per week, Mon-Fri, rotating shifts between 8am and 6pm
Contributory Pension Scheme
Provide Private Healthcare Cover after two years’ service
Death in Service
Annual Holiday – 25 days plus 8 days bank holiday
Bike to Work Scheme
Online Benefits Portal
Healthcare at Home are an equal opportunities employer
Should you have any questions in relation to roles or careers at Healthcare at Home, please contact us. Any one of the recruitment team will be happy to help.