Medicines Management Assistant | University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 14 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £19,737 - £21,142 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 14 May 2021
Location: Leicester, LE1 5WW
Company: University Hospitals of Leicester
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3031832/358-3031832-CSI

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University Hospitals of Leicester are currently recruiting into our pool of Medicines Management Assistant's working across the 3 hospital sites
Our team of Medicines Management Assistants (MMAs) work closely with our Technicians and Pharmacists to provide patient focused care to inpatients, outpatients and patients in our Emergency Department. Our MMAs work in a number of areas depending on service need, including the Emergency Department (ED), Medical admissions, Surgery, Cardio Respiratory and specialist wards such as Intensive care

This role will involve providing high quality medicines management by ensuring accurate and timely stock management and replenishment is undertaken, dispensing of urgent items and redistributing patients’ own drugs from ED to inpatient wards. ED utilises a computerised storage system and you may be involved in ensuring this is appropriately maintained.

In addition to ward activity you will contribute to the main dispensary service, dispensing medicines for In patients and discharge including cytotoxic medicines and controlled drugs all in an accurate and timely manner

The successful candidate will be required to take part in the weekend working, bank holiday
working, and evening rotas and will be expected to be flexible to support the requirements of
the team.

The pharmacy service at University Hospitals of Leicester is a key part of the clinical multidisciplinary teams and aims to provide a high level of clinical expertise to patients.
Embracing UHL values and behaviours is equally important to us. The service is demanding
but rewarding, therefore, it is essential you can work well under pressure, take direction and
multi-task. Working in our department is a great opportunity to learn new skills and gain
experience in general and specialised fields providing high quality care to a diverse patient

You will be required to Possess QCF/NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Services or equivalent, have good oral and written communication skills and possess good IT/keyboard skills.
University Hospitals of Leicester is one of the largest and busiest trusts in the country and provides care to over one million people in Leicestershire and Rutland. Leicester is a vibrant city with excellent transport links.

This advert closes on Wednesday 28 Apr 2021

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