Pharmacy Technician
Cleveland Clinic London Hospital

Job reference: UK0227F

Location: Cleveland Clinic London Hospital

Closing date: 17/04/2022

Salary: £29,000 - £32,000

Contract type: Permanent

Department: Pharmacy

Division: Clinical Operations

Hours: 37.5

Who are we?

Cleveland Clinic is one of the leading providers of specialised medical care in the world, focused on providing clinical excellence and superior patient outcomes for almost 6 million patient visits per year across more than 200 locations. We employ over 65,000 caregivers worldwide and continue to drive innovation in healthcare.

We opened our first healthcare facility in London in 2021 and plan to open of our state-of-the art 184 bed hospital in 2022. With over 100 years of history, our “Patients First” philosophy will be at the heart of Cleveland Clinic London and the goal of our team is to create an environment that continues to delivers world-class clinical care. 

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With patient safety as our main priority, we have deployed cutting-edge technology and innovative processes to support a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Pharmacy service. This includes unit dose production and dispensing as well as comprehensive CIVAS to ensure the right medicine is prepared for the right patient at the right dose through the right technique. We are operating a closed loop medicines management system including automated stock management to ensure timely and efficient supply of medicines to clinical areas. The unique barcode medicines administration at the bedside and a fully integrated system for the electronic health records supports safe and effective prescribing, clinical screening and patient monitoring.

What are we looking for?

We are recruiting a Pharmacy Technician to play a key part in the efficient day to day running of the dispensary and assisting the Lead Dispensary and Stores Technician and Pharmacy Operations Manager when required. You will assist with the ordering and storage of stock, prepare labels and dispense prescriptions, and give advice to patients on the use of their dispensed medications.

This is a rotational role in which you will be involved in the implementation of our Operational Supply Services including operation of the dispensing automation such as our BD Pyxis™ Automated Dispensing Cabinets, Carousels and CII Safe, our Swisslog Therapick™ Unit Dose Repackaging Robot and our IT Epic™ EMR system.

This role will start on our Outpatient Services rotation where you will be integral to the development and implementation of our supply service with our Operations Pharmacist with the goal of optimising patient safety and experience. As a result we are seeking a self-initiating technician with strong communication skills and adaptability to change to represent our Pharmacy Team. This role is an opportunity to be part of a unique clinical environment offering opportunities for advanced professional development, specialist training and clinical research.

What we need from you:

  • Experience of working in the stores and distribution department
  • Experience of working in a busy dispensary department
  • Previous hospital pharmacy experience is preferred
  • Experience of purchasing pharmaceuticals
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician with GPhC.

What we can offer you: 

• 25 days annual leave
• Auto-Enrolment of 5% pension, and we’ll contribute 10% on top of that
• Gym facilities located within our Admin Office Building at a discounted rate
• Season ticket loans up to the value of £10k per year
• Private Medical Insurance – you’ll get Basic Single Level cover paid for by us. Extra cover like Partner, Single Parent Cover or Family Level Cover can be added at an extra cost

Please see Important Information below:

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

“Let’s deliver World Class care together!”
As an equal opportunities employer, we aspire to work together to promote a more inclusive work environment, which represents our commitment to celebrate diversity.


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