Senior Pharmacist Opportunity at NHS Jobs- Apply now

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Job Details

  • Posting Date: 21 May 2024
  • Salary: £43,742.00 to £50,056.00 per year
  • Additional Salary Information: £43,742.00 – £50,056.00 annually
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closing Date: 04 June 2024
  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 6TH
  • Company: NHS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Reference: C9232-24-0231

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As a Senior Pharmacist, you will play a pivotal role in providing specialized clinical pharmacy services to allocated wards and teams. This includes offering expert advice, leading clinical and patient services, and managing medicines-related projects.

Core Duties

  • Specialized Clinical Pharmacy Advice: Attend multidisciplinary team meetings, offer specialized advice, and lead clinical services for assigned wards and teams.
  • Audit and Quality Improvement: Identify and conduct audits, encourage multidisciplinary clinical audits, and support continuous improvement in pharmacy services.
  • Dispensary Support: Assist with dispensing and checking prescriptions, and provide pharmaceutical advice to patients and staff both in-person and via telephone.
  • Liaison with Healthcare Professionals: Work closely with medical and nursing staff to ensure the effective provision of pharmaceutical services.
  • Patient-Centered Care: Offer specialist advice tailored to individual patient needs, review prescriptions, check dosages, and manage co-existing conditions.

Clinical Pharmacy Services

  • Specialist Advice and Prescription Review: Provide comprehensive reviews of prescription charts, ensuring compliance with Trust procedures and addressing specific patient needs.
  • Risk Management: Ensure compliance with medicines legislation and participate in risk management activities.
  • Multidisciplinary Collaboration: Engage in care plan approaches, consultant ward rounds, and team meetings.
  • Service Development: Contribute to the planning and development of the Clinical Pharmacy Service, ensuring cost-effective use of medicines.

Management Role

  • Reporting and Evaluation: Prepare and present medicines usage and expenditure reports, identify cost-saving opportunities, and make recommendations for managing the medicines budget.
  • Team Collaboration: Participate in pharmacy team meetings, support safe systems of work, and provide pharmaceutical advice to healthcare professionals, patients, and carers.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Training and Development: Engage in training, research, audit activities, and professional development.
  • Corporate Duties: Fulfill corporate responsibilities as outlined in the job description and person specification.

For full details on the specialist and technical requirements, please refer to the job description and person specification.

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