Clinical Practice Based Pharmacist

Line Manager: Senior Clinical Pharmacist

Location: Lakeside Surgery, Langold (or any of our sites where necessary)

Hours: 20-30 per week

Salary: £41,000 - £53,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Job Summary

 

The post holder is a pharmacist, who acts within their professional boundaries, supporting and working alongside the Senior Clinical Pharmacist in general practice, who will develop, manage and mentor them.

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a patient-facing role.  The post holder will take responsibility for areas of chronic disease management within the practice and undertake clinical medication reviews to proactively manage patients with complex polypharmacy.

The post holder will provide primary support to general practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries.  They will help support the repeat prescription system, deal with acute prescription requests, and medicines reconciliation on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, providing expertise in clinical medicines advice while addressing both public and social care needs of patient in the GP practice.

The post holder will provide clinical leadership on medicines optimisation and quality improvement and manage some aspects of the quality and outcomes framework and enhanced services.

The post holder will ensure that the practice integrates with community and hospital pharmacy to help utilise skill mix, improve patient outcomes, ensure better access to healthcare and help manage workload.  The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver excellent service within general practice.

The post holder will be supported to develop their role to become a non-medical prescriber. 

  • Previous NHS Service for annual leave taken into account (33 days for anyone with 10 years service (29 Days for 5 years plus and 27 days for under 5 years)

  • GPhC registration paid

  • Westfield after probationary period paid

  • Indemnity paid

  • No car parking charges (has its own car park).

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uphold confidentiality at all times

  • Follow security procedures

  • Follow all professional and organisational policies and procedures

  • To be a positive role model to others and promote the Practice in a positive light

  • To carry out any other duties relevant to the role

 

Special Working Conditions

  • The post-holder is required to travel independently between sites and to attend meetings both internally and hosted by other agencies.

  • The post-holder will have contact with bodily fluids whilst in clinical practice (eg wound exudates, urine).

Apply

To apply, please download and complete our application form below. Once complete, please send to sharronwood@nhs.net.