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Job Details:

Posting Date: 14 February 2024

Salary: £35,392.00 to £42,618.00 per year

Additional Salary Information: £35,392.00 – £42,618.00 a year

Hours: Full-time

Closing Date: 03 March 2024

Location: Worcester, WR5 1DD

Company: NHS Jobs

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: C9365-24-9346


Key Duties: Provision of Clinical Pharmacy Services:

Provide clinical pharmacy services on rotation to the acute medical, surgical, emergency, and critical care units WRH, under the clinical supervision of Lead Specialist Pharmacists.

Ensure compliance with medicines legislation, the Trust Medicines Policy, and medicines related national and local guidelines.

Plan duties, prioritize workload, and communicate effectively with medical and nursing staff.

Interview newly admitted patients, review medication history, and construct pharmaceutical care plans.

Monitor TPN, assist with therapeutic blood monitoring, and utilize MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint for various tasks.

Provision of Information and Counselling:

Advise healthcare professionals on safe management, handling, and disposal of medicines.

Assist in providing medicines information to consultants, General Practitioners, and other healthcare staff.

Counsel patients with complex needs on their medications.

Provision of Professional Dispensary Services:

Scrutinize prescriptions for accuracy, appropriateness, legality, and cost-effectiveness.

Question and challenge prescriptions when necessary in the best interest of the patient.

Utilize Pharmacy Computer System and Electronic Discharge System for dispensing and supply of medicines.

Provision of Cancer Services:

Check chemotherapy prescriptions for accuracy and compliance with commissioning frameworks.

Pre-check and release chemotherapy in aseptic units, ensuring compliance with GMP.

Use Electronic prescribing system for managing chemotherapy patients.

Managerial Responsibilities:

Provide clinical supervision for pre-registration pharmacy graduates, pharmacy technicians, assistant pharmacy technicians, and students.

Assist in maintaining the security of medicines and supplies within the Pharmacy Department.

Financial Responsibilities:

Conduct regular checks of Controlled Drugs on hospital wards.

Provide advice and support on the Safe and Secure Handling of medicines.

Provision of Education, Training and CPD:

Participate in personal development review, agree on objectives, and demonstrate achievement through self-audit.

Identify personal training and development needs, and complete yearly training plan in line with objectives.

Other Operational Responsibilities:

Assist in delivering pharmacy department’s dispensing and operational, and clinical services.

Undertake emergency duties of a pharmaceutical nature as required.

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