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Senior Pharmacist, Aseptic Services

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Fixed Term for 12 Months
Full time 37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£39,866 - £49,704 per annum inc HCA
22/01/2019 23:59
Interview date


We are looking for a capable, experienced and highly motivated pharmacist to join the team in the Pharmacy Aseptic Unit at King’s. This post is fixed term until Jan 2020.

The Aseptic Unit employs 26 staff and is responsible for providing 10,000+ cytos doses a year. It also supports many clinical trial studies particularly in haemato-oncology and liver. The Aseptic pharmacy team screen and supply 9,000+ bags of parenteral nutrition per year for inpatient and home patients under the care of Kings College Hospital.

Working within the pharmacy aseptic services team the post holder will be responsible for the day to day supervision of the production of chemotherapy and clinical trials doses within the Aseptic Services department. Under the guidance of the principal pharmacist and under the overall leadership of the Deputy Director the post holder will ensure the safe, effective and timely provision of aseptic products to all patients under King’s College Hospital.

This role will involve clinical screening of parenteral nutrition for paediatric and adult patients, attendance on consultant led multidisciplinary ward rounds and daily nutrition rounds when necessary. You will be required to train and supervise junior staff members and actively encourage adherence to all procedures relating to the aseptic department and GMP. You’ll need to be able to work flexibly between the different areas within the aseptic services team in reaction to the needs of the service.

If you’re an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team player who is a registered pharmacist looking to take their career to the next level, then please contact us to find out more about this exciting and challenging role. You’ll be working within a supportive team committed to the development of staff within the department.

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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

Laura Stevenson 020 3299 3974