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Senior Rotational Clinical Pharmacist

Band 7

Main area
Pharmacist
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
213-UPACS-1805
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Princess Royal University Hospital
Town
Orpington
Salary
£37,886 - £47,705 per annum (inc HCA)
Closing
20/01/2019 23:59
Interview date
06/02/2019

We are looking for a hard-working and highly motivated clinical pharmacist to join us in our Band 7 cross-site, rotational programme. King’s provides a number of secondary and tertiary care services and our successful rotational programme is designed to offer clinical experience across all specialties and sites of the Trust (Princess Royal University Hospital, Denmark Hill and Orpington Hospital).

Each rotation lasts eight months and those based at the PRUH include acute medicine, specialist medicine, surgery & clinical nutrition, respiratory and cardiology & clinical services. Rotations based at DMH include anticoagulation, clinical services, clinical nutrition, hepatology, neurosciences, critical care & medicines finance, specialist medicine, medicines safety and haematology & aseptics.

This post would be suitable for an individual who is looking to develop their clinical skills, as well as their leadership and managerial experience. Key activities in each rotation are:

  • To act as a specialist practitioner and role model and manage the day to day pharmaceutical care of patients in the specific clinical area
  • To attend daily consultant ward rounds in specific rotations
  • In the anticoagulation rotation, to participate in the pharmacy-led clinics
  • To respond to clinical queries both internally and externally
  • To contribute to monthly financial and activity reports including monitoring of cost savings initiatives
  • To conduct research and audit projects
  • To participate in other activities such as risk management, clinical guideline development and staff training

This exciting programme provides flexible and challenging opportunities for both personal and professional development. The rotation has structured objectives designed to ensure that participants gain sufficient experience and skills while contributing to the department and trust priorities.

The successful applicant will be a strong team player with significant clinical experience as a registered hospital pharmacist and will possess excellent interpersonal skills, a strong desire to learn and a meticulous attention to detail.

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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

Julie Hawkes-Reekie (Principal Pharmacist, Clinical Services PRUH & South Sites) at JHawkes-Reekie@nhs.net or 01689 864014.