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Relief Pharmacist – Cork

Hickey’s Pharmacy is an award-winning, Irish-owned community pharmacy group with 36 stores, over 370 employees and strong growth ambitions. As a pharmacist led company, we understand the importance of delivering accessible healthcare and the critical role of the pharmacist in achieving this. We’re health people. If you want to deliver exceptional care in a supported environment with learning and development opportunities, then Hickey’s could be the place for you.

We are currently recruiting for a relief pharmacist to work between our five stores in Cork.

The Role:
•Full time role
•Would suit an ambitious pharmacist looking for a new challenge.
•Supported in-store by an excellent teams
•Rosters are published up to 8 week in advance.
•Excellent training and support structures are also available centrally from our Pharmacist management team.

The responsibilities of the role:
•Ensuring that we consistently deliver the type of exceptional care that patients will tell their friends about.
•To assist the Supervising Pharmacist in meeting operational standards and implementing company initiatives.
•Work with the team to find care solutions for our customers and patients
•Assist in the professional, clinical, ethical and financial running of the pharmacy in line with company and industry regulations.
•Assist in group healthcare and company / marketing events.
•Communicate with the team on business performance and new initiatives.
•To partake in staff training events and encourage and support the development of the team.
•Report to the Pharmacist Regional Manager on store and employee performance.

The behaviours we are seeking/encouraging
•Enthusiastic, self- motivated with excellent people skills, confidence and demonstrable clinical knowledge.
•Excellent communication skills and be acutely aware of customer needs while being also being commercially astute.
•Have a key focus on patients and customers ensuring exemplary face to face interactions.
•Highly organised individual who has the ability to work under pressure.
•Positive, committed, loyal and enjoy working in a collaborative environment.
•Use of your experience and knowledge of prescription schemes and eligibility requirements to assist patients in accessing the medicine they need and in minimising waste through accurate claiming.
•Passionate, highly driven and motivated individual who loves what they do.

Must have:
•All applicants must be registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland or be eligible to register with the PSI immediately.
•Previous experience in Irish community pharmacy is an advantage but full training will be given to those coming from other backgrounds.

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