Clinical Pharmacist Position at NHS Jobs

Website NHS Jobs

Job Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Job Details:

  • Posting Date: 12 January 2024
  • Salary: £35,392.00 to £42,618.00 per year
  • Additional Salary Information: £35,392.00 – £42,618.00 a year
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Closing Date: 25 January 2024
  • Location: Wigan, WN1 2NN
  • Company: NHS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Reference: C9302-24-0026

Summary: As a vital member of our Clinical Pharmacy Team, you will be responsible for delivering exceptional Clinical Pharmacy Services to patients. The role includes a commitment to dispensaries, ensuring the highest professional standards. In the absence of a more senior Pharmacist, you will take professional responsibility for the dispensary, supervising technicians, assistants, and pre-registration pharmacists. Rotational training across major clinical areas, compliance with Medicines Law, CQC requirements, and internal audit, along with completion of a Clinical Pharmacy Diploma, are integral aspects of this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize patients based on clinical and pharmaceutical needs.
  • Obtain and validate patient medication histories.
  • Provide advice to clinicians on necessary changes to patient medication.
  • Analyze medicine charts, making appropriate endorsements in line with Pharmacy standards.
  • Ensure compliance with VTE and antimicrobial prescribing guidelines.
  • Dispense, accuracy check, and hand out prescriptions in line with departmental procedures.
  • Communicate medication-related information to patients and healthcare staff.
  • Contribute to cost efficiencies by advising on medication usage aligned with formularies or guidance.
  • Control pharmacy stock effectively and assist in medication ordering and issuing.
  • Participate in clinical trials and conduct Controlled Drugs audits.
  • Assist in developments, project work, audit, and surveys as directed.

Communications and Key Working Relationships:

  • Collaborate with health professionals on the ward to deliver high standards of care.
  • Liaise with other pharmacy team members to ensure clinically effective services.
  • Refer to more senior pharmacists in the team when appropriate.
  • Provide ward cover for other clinical teams or senior colleagues.


  • Handle cash, prescription charges, and issue relevant receipts.
  • Sign orders for pharmaceutical products, including controlled drugs.
  • Organize work patterns and supervise staff within the framework provided.
  • Ensure staff understand and implement relevant procedures.
  • Proactively manage risks in accordance with Health & Safety regulations.
  • Provide teaching sessions to healthcare professionals and pre-registration pharmacists.

How to Apply: To apply for this position, please visit NHS Jobs.

We encourage candidates to submit their applications by the closing date of 25 January 2024.

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