Advanced Clinical Pharmacist Required– Gastroenterology- Apply now

Website East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust

Job details:

  • Posting date: 13 March 2024
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Additional salary information: £50,952 – £57,349 per annum
  • Hours: Part time
  • Closing date: 12 April 2024
  • Location: Trustwide, CT9 4AN
  • Company: East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 6148750/344-7493DCB-A

Summary: A Vacancy at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.

As a Pharmacy department, we work across all of the Trusts sites to support Medicines Safety. As a diverse team which includes (Pharmacists, Pharmacy technicians, Pharmacy assistants and a Nurse) we are growing year by year with new opportunities to make an impact on patient care.

This post has been developed to support and represent pharmacy for the Gastroenterology speciality and to be a key part of the dedicated pharmacy team for the General and Specialist Medicine (GSM) Care Group to ensure it is innovative and effective for the future, to support the development of the workforce and to ensure patients receive medicines safely and with the best outcomes.

Today, the team at East Kent Hospitals will care for more than 2,000 people. Most of these people and their loved ones will be at a significant moment in their lives – an emergency situation, a diagnosis, a new life, a last chance to say goodbye, or a new chance to learn or regain skills.

That’s why if you are passionate about people, you’re the perfect fit for us. Our vision is ‘great healthcare from great people’ – if you are great at what you do and want to work in an environment where you can give your best, come and be part of us!

In return, we promise to give you all the opportunities and development we can, so you can enjoy a great career with us. We also offer great reward packages like fantastic discounts to enjoy whatever you are doing in your time off.

Site base to be discussed at interview.

The post holder will be responsible for:

  • Leading, developing, management and delivery of a proactive and patient focused quality Clinical Pharmacy Service to our Gastroenterology speciality within the General and Specialist Medicine (GSM) Care Group for in and out-patients at all 3 sites.
  • Management directly or indirectly of the Pharmacy team working within Gastroenterology.
  • Leading and Delivering an effective Medicines Optimisation Service to the Gastroenterology team across the Trust.
  • Improving all aspects of Medicines Safety within the Gastroenterology Speciality.
  • Providing expert advice on Medicines to Clinicians, patients and Carers within Gastroenterology.
  • Undertaking research and clinical audit
  • Developing, implementing, clinically governing and risk managing, Policies and Protocols across the Gastroenterology speciality.
  • Deputising for the Lead General and Specialist Medicines Pharmacist, at Departmental, Trust, local, regional, and national level where appropriate.
  • Contribute to the vision and development of Pharmacy Clinical Services for the GSM Care Group and associated Workforce

We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called ‘We care’. It’s about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We’re looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

We offer a full package of benefits, including a car lease scheme; on-site childcare; generous annual leave in line with NHS terms and conditions; high street and public transport discounts; a 24/7 staff support service – and the little things that make life easier, like on-site Amazon lockers and fresh fruit and veg stalls.

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in ‘supporting documents’.

This advert closes on Friday 5 Apr 2024

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