Required Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist – Band 8a-NHS Jobs

Website NHS Jobs

Job Title: Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist – Band 8a

Job Details:

  • Posting Date: 19 December 2023
  • 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: 07 January 2024
  • Location: Ipswich, IP1 2BX
  • Company: NHS Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job Reference: D9710-ICB254

Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist (Band 8a) to join our dynamic team at NHS Jobs. As a key player in our organization, you will contribute to the implementation, delivery, and monitoring of the Alliances and ICBs medicines optimisation strategy. The primary focus of this role is to enhance health outcomes, reduce avoidable harm, and avoid waste through expert advice on matters related to medicines optimisation and prescribing.

Key Responsibilities at NHS Jobs:

  • Support the implementation and delivery of medicines optimisation strategies.
  • Provide expert advice on medicines optimisation and prescribing.
  • Contribute to the commissioning of safe and effective services that meet the needs of the local population.
  • Ensure cost-effective use of resources, reduced risks associated with medicines use, and improved patient outcomes and experience.
  • Collaborate with health and care professionals to integrate medicines practice across the system.
  • Promote safe, evidence-based, and cost-effective use of medicines.
  • Provide up-to-date, unbiased information about medicines, treatments, and care pathways.
  • Support practitioners and patients in making the best use of medicines.
  • Minimize harm caused by medicines and develop local guidelines and care pathways.
  • Support other health and care providers to deliver high-quality, efficient, safe, well-led, timely, responsive, effective, and equitable medicines optimisation.

Qualifications and Experience Required at NHS Jobs:

  • Registered Pharmacist with relevant qualifications.
  • Experience in medicines optimisation and prescribing.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Knowledge of health and care delivery settings.
  • Commitment to improving population health through medicines optimisation.

If you are passionate about optimizing the use of medicines to improve health outcomes and contribute to a cost-effective, safe, and patient-centric healthcare system, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

To Apply: Please submit your application by the closing date of 07 January 2024 through the NHS Jobs website, referencing Job Reference D9710-ICB254.

Note: We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We value diversity and inclusion in our workforce.

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