Principal Pharmacist for Cardiac Services Required- Apply now

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Job Details

  • Posting Date: 28 May 2024
  • Salary: £58,972.00 to £68,525.00 per year
  • Additional Salary Information: £58,972.00 – £68,525.00 a year
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closing Date: 16 June 2024
  • Location: Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP
  • Company: NHS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Reference: C9225-24-0520

Job Summary

We are seeking a seasoned, dynamic, and enthusiastic clinical pharmacist to head our cardiology and cardiothoracic service. This role demands expertise in cardiac medicine and involves being an integral member of a multidisciplinary team.

You will be supported by our Senior Pharmacist for Cardiac Services, along with rotational pharmacists, medicines management technicians, and a medicines management assistant. Your primary responsibility will be leading the provision and enhancement of clinical and operational pharmaceutical services at our state-of-the-art Heart and Lung Centre, which serves over 1.3 million people in the Black Country area.

Main Duties of the Job

  • Lead Clinical Pharmacy Services: Manage and develop clinical pharmacy services for the cardiology and cardiothoracic directorates, overseeing clinical, governance, and operational functions.
  • Independent Prescribing: Act as an independent prescriber on wards and in outpatient clinics.
  • Multidisciplinary Meetings: Attend and participate in multidisciplinary meetings, offering expert pharmaceutical advice and guidance.
  • Specialist Advice: Provide specialist clinical pharmacy advice to patients and collaborate with consultant and nursing teams to ensure safe and appropriate prescribing.
  • Staff Management: Lead, manage, and develop the pharmacy staff delivering clinical services to the Cardiac Services Group.
  • Governance Meetings: Participate actively in Directorate Management and Governance meetings, working closely with Directorate Management Teams.

About Us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands, providing primary, acute, and community services. We pride ourselves on the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. Our workforce is dedicated to improving the quality of patient care and addressing future healthcare challenges.

We value diversity of thought and experience, which helps us grow as a learning organization and a leader in compassionate patient care. Recognized as “Good” by the CQC, our Trust has received numerous accolades, including the Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

We support flexible working arrangements and welcome all requests from applicants who seek flexible working conditions.

Apply for This Job

If you are an experienced clinical pharmacist with a passion for cardiac services and a commitment to excellence in patient care, we encourage you to apply for this role.

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