Specialist Clinical Pharmacist–Paediatric Rheumatology and Medicine
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
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Are you a paediatric pharmacist looking for a new challenge?
Or a pharmacist with an adult background who could be interested in a secondment to gain paediatric experience?
Covering the substantive post-holder's Maternity Leave, this job will involve close working with the Paediatric Rheumatology MDT and patients under their care, as well as with the growing Family Health Pharmacy Team.
The post holder will also act as the link Pharmacist for Paediatric Dermatology, with the opportunity to further develop the Pharmacy service to this speciality.
We welcome applications from individuals with excellent communication and listening skills who are able to use their initiative and manage their own time and meet deadlines. The role requires you to be approachable, hardworking, have good attention to detail, be self-motivated and have a patient-centered attitude. You also need to have the ability to work independently and as part of the multidisciplinary team and have the drive to strive for continued improvement.
Main duties of the job
In addition to the summary below, please familiarise yourself with the full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.
To partake in specialised clinical pharmacy duties within Paediatric Rheumatology and inpatient Paediatric care, ensuring core clinical pharmacy activities are undertaken
To act as the link pharmacist for Paediatric Dermatology, with the potential to further develop the Pharmacy service to this speciality.
Leadership, management and specialty/service support roles, particularly in relation to inpatient Paediatric Medicine and Paediatric Medical Day Case attendances.
To line manage and support more junior pharmacists in the Family Health Division
To take full part in the weekend rota and bank holidays duties
To take part in senior pharmacist on-call duties
Nottingham Children's Hospital, based at NUH serves children and young people from birth to 19 years of age. We have 97 beds and care for around 40,000 children each year from Nottinghamshire and beyond, treating a full range of conditions. These include:
Planned treatment and surgery
Emergency surgical/medical treatment
Burns and plastics
Neurology and Neurosurgery
Cleft lip and palate
Paediatric Critical Care
Renal medicine and transplantation
Spinal and orthopaedics
Nottingham University Hospitals is a large, acute teaching Trust with a national & international reputation for the quality of our patient care and for research, education & innovation. It serves a local population of 2.5m & a tertiary population of 3-4m
Recently voted as one of the Sunday Times Best Places to live, our city and the region are one of the big reasons why a career at NUH is the right choice for so many. The city has been named in the top ten places to bring up a family and the top UK city to make your salary stretch further.
As a Pharmacy department, we are forward thinking & constantly implementing innovative ways of working to deliver the best possible patient care. We have a strong belief in leading our teams compassionately & fostering a supportive & caring workplace.
The post holder will be based mainly at the QMC campus of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. You will be required to participate in a rostered flexible shift working system including evening, weekend and bank holiday arrangements over a 7 day period and support the on-call pharmacists through the senior pharmacist back-up rota.
Please refer to the full job description as part of the advert. If you have any further questions about the post please do not hesitate to get in touch with Andrew Wignell on the contact details provided.
Training & Qualifications
Communication and relationship skills
Analytical and Judgement skills
Planning and organisation skills
Certificate of Sponsorship
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