Clinical Pharmacist Position at Swansea NHS: Enhancing Prison Healthcare-Apply now

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Job Details

Posting Date: 22 February 2024

Salary: £44,398.00 to £50,807.00 per year

Additional Salary Information: £44,398.00 – £50,807.00 a year

Hours: Full time

Closing Date: 07 March 2024

Location: Swansea, SA13SR

Company: NHS Jobs

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: H9130-24-0324

Job Summary

The Clinical Pharmacist role entails providing clinical pharmacy services to the prisoner population, offering specialized advice and expertise to clinicians and nursing staff. The primary focus is on ensuring the safe, effective, and economical use of medicines within the prison healthcare system. Additionally, this role involves mentoring and training other pharmacists, contributing to the development of Medicines Management, participating in audit activities, and providing clinical pharmacy support in dispensing. Collaborating with locality teams and prison health teams is crucial to delivering an integrated service across the health community.

Main Duties of the Job

Provide specialized pharmaceutical care to medical patients, demonstrating expertise in therapeutics and medicines usage.

Serve as a clinical role model for junior pharmacists, ensuring safe and cost-efficient drug usage.

Offer a specialized clinical pharmacy service to the prisoner population at HMP Swansea, aligning with clinical pharmacy standards and objectives.

Assess patients’ pharmaceutical needs, develop care plans, and prioritize interventions both within the hospital and upon discharge.

Pharmacists registered as prescribers may prescribe within their competence level to support patient care.

Critically evaluate evidence and guidelines to formulate appropriate patient pharmaceutical care plans.

About Us

At Swansea Bay University Health Board, we value our staff as our greatest asset. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive environment where you can begin or advance your career confidently. As one of the largest healthcare groups in the UK, we offer abundant professional training and development opportunities in an innovative and forward-thinking organization.

Whether you are a nurse, doctor, specialize in health sciences/therapy, or offer skills in support services, there’s a place for you here. We also offer apprenticeships, work placements, and volunteering roles.

We are committed to diversity and equality, welcoming applications from individuals regardless of sex, religion, race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, pregnancy, or recent maternity leave. Our values—Caring For Each Other, Working Together, and Always Improving—underscore our dedication to equality in everything we do.

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