Specialist Pharmacist Position-NHS Jobs

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Job Title: Specialist Pharmacist

Job Details:

  • Posting Date: 13 December 2023
  • 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: 10 January 2024
  • Location: Leicester, LE3 9QF
  • Company: NHS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Reference: C9358-5823577-CSI

Summary: As a Specialist Pharmacist, you will play a pivotal role in delivering a clinical service to patients. This includes tasks such as taking patient drug histories, rationalizing prescribing, advising on and compiling treatment protocols, therapeutic drug monitoring, and ensuring compliance in the relevant CMG rotation. Your responsibilities extend to providing optimal pharmaceutical care on specified ward(s)/clinics and delivering clinical input aligned with your grade. Active participation in managing the directorate drugs budget through expenditure analysis and drug use audits is expected. Education and training for healthcare staff, late duty, weekend, and bank holiday coverage are integral to this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering clinical services to patients.
  • Taking patient drug histories and rationalizing prescribing.
  • Advising on and compiling treatment protocols.
  • Participating in therapeutic drug monitoring.
  • Ensuring compliance in the relevant CMG rotation.
  • Contributing to the management of the directorate drugs budget.
  • Providing education and training to healthcare staff.
  • Participating in late duty, weekend, and bank holiday cover.
  • Conducting regular drug use audits for optimal usage.

Additional Benefits:

  • 25 days of holidays (rising to 27 at 1 year and 30 at 2 years).
  • Peer and Senior pharmacist support.
  • Senior pharmacist supervisory sessions.
  • 121 and informal drop-in sessions for individual support.
  • 28 days protected learning time for CPPE Primary Care Pharmacy Education Pathway (PCPEP).
  • GPhC registration fees reimbursed.
  • PCN support for identifying a Designated Prescribing Practitioner (DPP).
  • Independent prescribing annotation fee reimbursed.
  • Travel and mileage (from base practice).
  • Remote working options considered.
  • Equipment provided, including a laptop and VPN.
  • Protected learning time (PLT) arranged monthly by Senior Clinical Pharmacists.
  • CPD study days (1 week pro rata post completion of CPPE and IP).

Please see the attached separate JDs for more information.

To apply for this job, please visit the NHS Jobs website and reference Job ID: C9358-5823577-CSI.

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