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Senior Rotational Pharmacist

Band 7

Main area
Pharmacist
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time, 37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
213-UPACS-1540
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Denmark Hill
Town
london
Salary
£39,866 - £49,704 per annum (inc HCA)
Closing
21/11/2018 23:59

We are looking for a hard-working and highly motivated clinical pharmacist to join us in our Band 7 rotational programme. King’s has a number of tertiary care specialties and our successful rotational programme is designed to offer clinical experience in providing high quality pharmaceutical care to patients across all sites at King’s College Hospital (Denmark Hill, Princess Royal University Hospital and Orpington Hospital). Rotations include anticoagulation, clinical services, clinical Nutrition, hepatology, neurosciences, critical care & medicines finance, specialist medicine, medicines safety, haematology & aseptics, acute medicine, frailty, surgery & clinical nutrition, respiratory medicine & antimicrobials and post-acute care and cardiology. Critical Care experience will be gained during the Medicines Finance rotation, which offers a unique opportunity to learn about the commissioning, monitoring and reporting of high-cost drugs, contract and performance monitoring.This post would be suitable for an individual who is looking to develop their clinical skills across a range of specialties, as well as their leadership and managerial skills.

Each rotation lasts eight months.

Key activities of the post holder in each rotation will be to:

  • Act as a specialist practitioner and role model and manage the day to day pharmaceutical care of patients in the rota’d specialty
  • Attend daily consultant ward rounds in specific rotations
  • In the anticoagulation rotation, participate in the pharmacy-led clinics
  • Respond to clinical queries both internally and externally
  • Produce monthly financial and activity reports including monitoring of cost savings initiatives
  • Conduct research and audit projects
  • Participate in activities such as risk management, clinical guideline development and staff trainingThis exciting programme provides flexible and challenging opportunities for both personal and professional development. The rotation has structured objectives designed to ensure that the participants gain sufficient experience and skills while contributing to the department and trust priorities.The successful applicant will be a team player with significant clinical experience as a registered hospital pharmacist, 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.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For more information on this post, please contact Simon Matthews (Principal Pharmacist, Clinical Services) 020 3299 9000 ext 30355.