Aseptic Pharmacy Technician

Recruiter
Sensible Staffing
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£23000 - £25000/annum
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Rotational Pharmacy Technician (Aseptic)

Location: Sheffield

Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum

Hours: Full time

Job Type: Permanent

Reports to: Production Manager

Job purpose

* The post holder will be responsible for providing a reliable and efficient aseptic manufacturing service working within current GMP guidelines
* The post holder will ensure that standards are maintained throughout the production process and that products are made and released to the required specification
* Activities will include Production checking and the identification and investigation of deviations as part of the Quality Management System
* The post holder will perform releasing activities of Aseptically produced 'Specials'
* The post holder will perform Dispensing and Dispensing Checks
* The post holder will set up draft prescriptions for PN on Abacus

Key Responsibilities

* Work following SOP's at all times

* Production Checking, ensuring all BMR's and related production documents are completed prior to Quality Release
* Perform Release Checking of Aseptic products
* Dispense medicinal products from Medical Pharmacy e.g. prescriptions for Homecare TPN
* Perform dispensing checks of medicinal products from the Medical Pharmacy
* Contribute to the production of product specifications, formulations and stability statements for TPN
* Production checking ensuring all manufactured items have been visually inspected
* Identification, investigation and documentation of Deviations and errors

* To ensure reports from customers relating to product quality complaints or adverse drug reactions are documented and the essential minimum information is collected and forwarded to the Regulatory Affairs Department the same day they are received
* To deal with any other duties which do not change the nature of this post
* To act in a professional manner at all times in order to promote a positive image of the Company.

Requirements

* BTEC/NVQ pharmacy services Level 3 to include those related to Aseptic Production or equivalent
* GPhC Registered Pharmacy Technician
* Experience of working in an Aseptic Unit
* Aseptic manufacture and/or dispensing of Parenteral Nutrition and Intravenous Additives
* Dispensary and/or hospital pharmacy experience