Specialist Clinical Pharmacist Position at NHS Jobs-Apply Now

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Job Details

Posting Date: 12 February 2024

Salary: £43,742.00 to £50,056.00 per year

Additional Salary Information: £43,742.00 – £50,056.00 a year

Hours: Full time

Closing Date: 26 February 2024

Location: Northampton, NN1 5BD

Company: NHS Jobs

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: C9265-24-0159


As a Specialist Clinical Pharmacist at NHS Jobs, you will play a crucial role in providing information, advice, and guidance on the safe, effective, and economical use of medicines. Your responsibilities include challenging poor practices, maintaining service and safety standards, and developing/enforcing guidelines and policies. You will optimize medicines management through drug history reconciliation, medication reviews, counseling, and using patient-specific medicines. Additionally, you will undertake adverse drug reactions reporting, monitor interventions, and actively participate in quality improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

Conducting medication reviews and counseling.

Adverse drug reactions and incident reporting.

Record clinical activity and monitor outcomes.

Participate in CQUINs and best value medicines initiatives.

Lead and support quality improvement of medicines.

Implement countywide and local prescribing strategies.

Develop expertise in high-cost drugs and support related teams.

Lead audits within specialist areas and undertake QI projects.

Data analysis and reporting for high-cost drugs.

Attend Directorate meetings to address pharmaceutical issues.

Education, Training, and Supervision

Attend clinical pharmacy team meetings and relevant training schemes.

Supervise aspects of pharmacist trainee training.

Line manage and lead allocated staff, conduct appraisals, and identify training needs.

Provide information to patients, parents, and carers on treatment and medication.

Maintain up-to-date clinical knowledge and take responsibility for CPD.

Develop specialist expertise in the chosen specialty area.

Obtain/maintain prescribing qualification and support speciality clinics and ward rounds.

Provide training for Technicians in enhanced patient counseling skills and Medicines Management Technician training.

How to Apply

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Join us at NHS Jobs to make a meaningful impact on patient care and contribute to the advancement of clinical pharmacy practices. Apply now and be a part of our dedicated team.

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