Clinical Pharmacist Position-NHS Jobs

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Job Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Job Details:

  • Posting Date: 30 November 2023
  • Salary: Not specified, Negotiable
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closing Date: 18 December 2023
  • Location: Waterlooville, PO7 7AH
  • Company: NHS Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job Reference: A3798-23-0020

Summary: The Clinical Pharmacist will play a crucial role within the Vine clinical team, working to enhance the safety, quality, and outcomes of prescribed medicines. As a key member of the practice team, you will be a point of contact for patients regarding medication queries and act as a liaison between various pharmacists, supporting medication reviews, and ensuring continuity of care for patients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct patient-facing clinics and medication reviews, optimizing medicine use for long-term conditions.
  • Manage care home and domiciliary clinical medication reviews, improving safety and administration procedures.
  • Provide medicines support through patient-facing clinics and a telephone help line.
  • Respond to medicine-related inquiries from healthcare professionals and patients, offering recommendations.
  • Contribute to reducing unplanned hospital admissions through audit and individual patient reviews.
  • Reconcile medicines post-hospital discharge, ensuring continuity of supply for high-risk patient groups.
  • Collaborate with community and hospital pharmacy colleagues, facilitating referral processes.
  • Manage repeat prescribing reauthorization process, including review of patient requests and medication dates.
  • Identify high-risk patient cohorts through computer searches and contribute to service development.
  • Analyze and present medicines data to support decision-making and undertake clinical audits.
  • Implement changes to medicines based on MHRA alerts, withdrawals, and local/national guidance.
  • Provide education and training on therapeutics and medicines optimization for the healthcare team.
  • Ensure practice compliance with CQC standards related to medicines.
  • Support public health campaigns and provide specialist knowledge on public health programs.

For detailed job specifications, please refer to the attached document.

Application Process: To apply for this position, please visit the NHS Jobs website and use the job reference A3798-23-0020.

Note: The salary for this position is negotiable, and the closing date for applications is 18 December 2023.

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