Dedicated Senior Pharmacist – Trauma and Orthopaedics Required- Apply now

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Job Details

Posting Date: 21 June 2024
Salary: £50,952.00 to £57,349.00 per year
Additional Salary Information: £50,952.00 – £57,349.00 a year
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 08 July 2024
Location: Coventry, CV2 2DX
Company: NHS Jobs
Job Type: Permanent
Job Reference: C9218-24-0965

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The University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust is seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Pharmacist to join our Trauma and Orthopaedics team. This permanent position offers an opportunity to play a critical role in providing and developing a comprehensive clinical pharmacy service for our patients.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Guidance and Professional Leadership

  • Provide expert strategic guidance on clinical pharmacy issues specific to Trauma and Orthopaedics.
  • Lead and influence safe and cost-effective drug therapy, including new drug evaluations, financial reporting, and policy development.
  • Work collaboratively with senior clinical staff to review and develop policies ensuring compliance with legal, best practice, and national guidelines.

Clinical Service Development

  • Attend multidisciplinary team meetings to offer expert pharmaceutical advice.
  • Identify and encourage improvements in the quality and cost-effectiveness of pharmaceutical care and prescribing.
  • Undertake risk management and develop audits related to the supply, storage, and administration of medicines.

Education and Training

  • Lead, develop, and deliver educational programs related to pharmaceutical care in Trauma and Orthopaedics.
  • Train and manage junior rotational staff, including aspects of day-to-day line management.
  • Act as a diploma tutor and trainee designated supervisor as needed.

Research and Audit

  • Foster an environment conducive to clinical and practice-based research and audit.
  • Contribute to current and future research projects associated with drug use in Trauma and Orthopaedics.

Clinical Expertise and Team Leadership

  • Serve as a team leader for the clinical pharmacy team within your designated area.
  • Act as an expert practitioner, providing advice and consultancy on pharmaceutical aspects to patients and healthcare professionals.
  • Participate in consultant ward rounds as part of the multidisciplinary team and support prescribing on the ward as an independent prescriber.

Required Expertise

  • In-depth knowledge of general surgery, plastic surgery, and intensive care.
  • Strong background in risk management, policy development, and adherence to health care commission requirements.
  • Proven track record in education, research, and leading clinical teams.

For a detailed overview of the role, please refer to the attached job description.

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