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Pharmacy & Lab Assistant

We are looking for a resilient and collaborative team-member to join us as our Pharmacy & Lab Technician Assistant. The ideal candidate must have the required qualifications, but also must prioritise effective communication, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and be able to take initiative. Sound like you? 

General responsibilities include:
• Stock control
• Stock takes
• Point of contact for nursing team with running lab samples, stock control and dispensing medication
• Dispensing medication
• Following SOP’s and legal guidelines
• Assisting the lab and pharmacy technician
• Running lab samples
• Maintaining the lab machines

Rounds/handovers
• Attending rounds with Clinical Team

Organisation
• Ensure SOP’s are followed in regard to drug handling, storage and dispensing etc
• Keeping stock control and levels organised
• Organising lab samples
• Keeping hospital tidy by unpacking orders in a timely fashion.
Stock Control
• Work with the pharmacist and lab technician to order all consumable and drug stock
• Stock rotation
• Ensuring stock stored safely
• Maintaining stock levels
• Assist with stock takes

Dispensing
• Assist in dispensing drugs under veterinary instruction for inpatients and current patients
Surgical equipment
• Assist nurse practitioners with ordering of surgical instruments and equipment as required.
Lab
• Maintain the lab machines performing quality control testing and general upkeep and cleaning of lab
• Run lab samples
• Organise external lab samples
• Ensure adequate stock of lab consumables and equipment

Essential Experience & Qualifications:

  • 1+ years’ experience as a Nurse Auxiliary.
  • Experience as an SQP/Pharmacy Assistant or in the veterinary industry.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work without supervision & as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

If you are interested in joining our dynamic and supportive team, please apply by emailing careers@hamiltonspecialists.vet

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Pharmacy & Lab Assistant
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