Highly Specialist Pharmacist Position at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust-Apply now

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Job Details

Posting Date: 08 March 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: 22 March 2024

Location: Wirral, CH49 5PE

Company: NHS Jobs

Job Type: Contract

Job Reference: C9408-24-0239

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Main Duties of the Job

As a Highly Specialist Pharmacist, you will be responsible for providing a highly specialized clinical pharmacy service to the agreed specialty, including:

Taking drug histories, completing medicines reconciliation, and screening patients for medication-related issues promptly after admission.

Following up with patients post-discharge, ensuring communication of changes in medications to the GP, and patient awareness of any changes.

Assessing patient needs for medication, determining optimal choices, and effectively communicating potential interactions, contraindications, or cautions to clinicians.

Providing highly specialized pharmaceutical advice to clinicians, healthcare professionals, and patients, both within the Trust and externally as needed.

Demonstrating advanced levels of clinical reasoning and judgment, utilizing persuasive skills when communicating with medical staff, and ensuring consultants are informed about evidence underpinning recommended treatment choices.

About Us

Joining Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust means experiencing a warm and friendly welcome. Described as having “competent and caring staff” by patients, the trust is situated on the picturesque Wirral peninsula, offering a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings.

Being one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, the Trust provides high-quality acute care services and employs over 6,000 staff, serving a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales, and the wider North West footprint.

With 855 beds trust-wide and a financial turnover exceeding £337m, Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links, including motorways, trains, buses, or ferries. It is within easy reach of major cities such as Liverpool, Chester, and Manchester, as well as neighboring North Wales.

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