Duties and Responsibilities:
Counsel patients on safe and rational use of their medicines.
Conduct regular medicine usage reviews with patients to optimize their therapeutic regimen and minimize risk for potential adverse drug reactions. This includes advising customers on medication and OTC products in a professional and empathetic manner
Assist in processing month end claim, verifying all schemes; DPS, LTI, HT, EM, GMS, hardship and psych and ensuring all coded and non-coded items are claimed for correctly and efficiently to meet the PCRS deadline.
Ordering stock from correct suppliers and maintains workable stock levels; anticipating needed medications & supplies; removing outdated drugs
To ensure that the highest standard of care is adhered to.
Assisting patients wishing to avail of O'Donnell's health services, such as 24-hour blood pressure monitoring, and Diabetes risk assessment.
Liaising with doctors and other healthcare professionals regarding medication compliance and accuracy.
Assist in organisation of medication into blister packs for patients who cannot manage to ensure their safe and effective use.
Administration of Flu vaccine
Any other duties as required
Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required
Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland
Good IT skills
Excellent attention to detail
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work on own as part of a team
Knowledge of MPS an advantage
Work well under pressure
The position would ideally suit a person with more than 3 years experience, who does not want the supervising role, or a newly qualified