Superintendent Supervising Pharmacist

Pharmacist Cork
  • €90,000
  • Mitchelstown, Republic of Ireland

Superintendent Supervising Pharmacist 

Mitchelstown/ Cork

About Your New Employer 

A busy pharmacy located in Mitchelstown County Cork.

Working Monday to Thursday, the Superintendent Supervising Pharmacists responsible for ensuring that all prescription drug dispensing is carried out in accordance with Irish Legislation and Guidelines issued by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. The Supervising Pharmacists is also responsible for the day to day administration associates with the dispensing.

Shop opens from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday. A second Pharmacist works Friday and Saturday, however some flexibility available and required. Working alongside 2 Pharmacy Technicians and 3 OTC Sales Assistants.

About Your New Job

The Superintendent Supervising Pharmacist is accountable and responsible for the following activities, as relevant:

  • Acting as the Supervising Pharmacist for the Pharmacy
  • Generating all relevant paper work and records and ensuring that they are kept up to date and stored in accordance with the relevant pharmacy legislation
  • Dispensing of prescription medicines for all customers
  • Performing a clinical, pharmaceutical and order entry quality review of all prescriptions to ensure their appropriateness for treatment
  • Performing an accuracy check on all prescriptions prior to them being prepared for dispensing to ensure that they are compliant with the relevant legislation
  • Liaising with Customer doctor to address any queries that might arise as a result of the clinical and pharmacy review and the accuracy check
  • Offering and providing patient counselling services to all patients receiving medicines
  • Set-up and maintenance of a Locum back-up to cover periods of holidays/absence
  • Participating in continuous professional development and maintenance of professional status and standards
  • Developing a culture of continuous quality improvement within the retail pharmacy business
  • Risk Management of the quality system and processes associated with the Pharmacy
  • Review of process change controls associated with the Pharmacy
  • Ensuring systems are in compliance with Regulatory requirements
  • Complying with all relevant standards, as applicable
  • Complying with Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) requirements
  • Ensuring the system and operation of the pharmacy is in operated line with regulatory requirements and that any employees or contract staff work in line with these requirements
  • Compliant and efficient running of the Retail Pharmacy, to meet business needs, and PSI requirements.
  • Identifying and taking corrective and preventive actions on the Pharmacy and related processes, to improve quality, compliance and patient safety.

What's On Offer?

Salary: From €90,000.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount 
  • Bonus


  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • No weekends

What's Next?

Apply now by clicking "Apply Now" button or call me, Marie O'Driscoll on 021-4847133 or if the job isn't quite right but you are looking for something similar, please get in touch.

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