Dedicated Clinical Pharmacist Required at NHS Jobs

Website NHS Jobs

Job Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Job Details

  • Posting Date: 22 January 2024
  • Salary: Not specified (Negotiable)
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Closing Date: 31 January 2024
  • Location: Leicester, LE5 4LJ
  • Company: NHS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Reference: A2486-24-0000

Summary: We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Clinical Pharmacist to join our team at NHS Jobs in Leicester. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in patient care by optimizing medication usage, conducting clinical medication reviews, and providing pharmaceutical expertise. If you are passionate about making a positive impact on patient outcomes and have the necessary qualifications and experience, we invite you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct medication reviews for patients with single or multiple medical problems, ensuring medicines optimization.
  2. Make appropriate recommendations to Senior Pharmacists or GPs for medicine improvement.
  3. Attend and refer patients to multidisciplinary case conferences, managing caseloads for common/minor ailments.
  4. Provide patient-facing clinics and a telephone help line for medication-related queries.
  5. Answer all medicine-related enquiries from GPs, practice staff, healthcare teams, and patients, suggesting and recommending solutions.
  6. Review and reconcile medicines post-hospital discharge and upon admission to care homes.
  7. Set up and manage systems to ensure continuity of medicines supply to high-risk patient groups.
  8. Contribute pharmaceutical advice for the development and implementation of new services with medicinal components.
  9. Analyze and interpret medicines data, presenting findings to support decision-making.
  10. Undertake simple audits of prescribing and contribute to national and local research initiatives.
  11. Implement changes to medicines based on MHRA alerts, product withdrawals, and other guidance.
  12. Monitor practice prescribing against local health economy’s RAG list and make recommendations to GPs.
  13. Assist practices in maintaining a practice formulary and auditing compliance against NICE technology assessment guidance.
  14. Provide newsletters or bulletins on important prescribing messages.
  15. Deliver education and training to primary healthcare teams on therapeutics and medicines optimization.
  16. Ensure compliance with CQC standards where medicines are involved.
  17. Support public health campaigns and provide specialist knowledge on all public health programs.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree in Pharmacy and registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council.
  • Clinical pharmacy experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development.

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Application Deadline: 31 January 2024

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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