Location Dublin
Job-type Temporary
Salary €64614 - €74929 per annum
Reference J352803
Date Published 2 days ago
The Dublin North City & County Social Inclusion Addiction Service is currently looking for 1 full-time and 2 part-time senior pharmacists.

The service currently operates eight dispensing sites seven Drug Treatment Centres (DTCs) and one residential stabilisation unit. A second residential stabilisation unit is opening in the coming weeks.

Pharmacists are responsible for the dispensing and supply of opioid agonist therapy (OAT) i.e. methadone and buprenorphine as well as other directly observed therapy, associated with their addiction. These include prescribed psychotropic medications and periodically medication for infections, DVTs, Hepatitis C and other health problems. Anti-retroviral therapy may also be dispensed and supplied on site for patients in some DTCs. Where appropriate, medication is also provided from the pharmacies for take home use.

Pharmacists are expected to be familiar with all aspects of treatment offered and to engage in Continuous Professional Development with a particular focus on medication supplied within the service.

Pharmacists should ensure up-to-date knowledge of warnings of adverse effects, side- effects and interactions issued by organisations such as HPRA, PSI etc.

The post will involve a period of induction and training across all sites - gaining experience in all aspects of the role from dispensing medication and patient counselling, participation with the clinical team in the DTCs to stock control and ordering of medication.

The Benefits
•Weekly payroll service
•Market Leading Rates of Pay
•Dedicated Consultant and 24/7 On-call Support
•Access to our training department
•Access to TTM Rewards with discounted Hotel starts, access to discounted phone contracts and discounted fuel

If interested please apply now or for more information please contact

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