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Highly Specialist Pharmacist

Band 8a

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Highly Specialist Pharmacist
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
438-RC1972
Site
Royal Preston Hospital
Town
Preston
Salary
£42,414 -49,969 per annum
Closing
25/03/2019 23:59

HIGHLY SPECIALIST PHARMACIST – Prescribing Pharmacist with Speciality Business Unit lead responsibilities 

 BAND 8A (£42,414 - £49,969 +/- EDC allowance)

37.5 hours per week

Based at Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley District General Hospital

Are you looking to advance your career through an exciting leadership opportunity?

Does being involved in new and innovative ways of working excite you?

Would you like to make the most effective use of your prescribing and clinical skills?

Do you want to participate in pioneering pharmacy research projects?

If the answer to these questions is YES - we have the job for you.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated senior pharmacist. Working directly with a team of junior pharmacists and technicians, this is your chance to utilise your existing clinical knowledge and prescribing skills, whilst expanding your leadership and management experience. Thanks to a range of exciting developments in conjunction with local Universities, you will also have the opportunity to develop your research experience, with plans to publish the results in peer reviewed healthcare journals.

Due to the success of our prescribing pharmacist team in supporting patient flow, over 80% of our operational lead pharmacists are now prescribers working closely with the multidisciplinary team to generate prescriptions on admission as well as discharge, to enhance patient safety and really make a difference to patient care.

The post holder will provide prescribing services across the Trust, specific opportunities exist to support the orthopedic and trauma speciality. Given the commitment the trust is providing to support the development of our 7 day service we also have the opportunity for a candidate to work flexibly across specialities. Ideally you will already be a non-medical prescriber; however we will support successful candidates through the prescribing course where necessary.

 

Interview date: To be confirmed 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Katherine Harwood, Medicines management training lead pharmacist email: Katherine.Harwood@lthtr.nhs.uk or David Jones, Assistant Director of Pharmacy - Clinical Services, email: david.jones@lthtr.nhs.uk (Tel No: 01772 522220)

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01257 245475