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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/06/2020.

Band 7 - Senior Rotational Pharmacist, Pharmacy

Job Reference: 360-C-8824

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Watford General Hospital, Watford
£40,684 - £46,294 pa inc HCA

As an employer of nearly 5,000 staff, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust is the place to be. Having have been shortlisted over the last three years for 18 national people related awards and most recently winning the Nursing Times award for Best UK Employer 2019 we are immensely proud of our achievements.

We have lots to shout about! Despite having lots of challenges, we’ve worked really hard to make West Herts a great place to work. The good news is we’re really starting to see the results of our efforts. We’re one of the few NHS organisations across the UK to have achieved a phenomenal 0% nurse vacancy rate within our adult inpatient areas. We have also recently secured over £450m capital funding to transform our sites and give our patients and colleagues within #teamwestherts the working environment they deserve.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled, innovative and enthusiastic clinical pharmacist to join our team of Senior Rotational Pharmacists.

The successful candidate will be required to provide clinical pharmacy services to a wide range of specialties including: Medicine, Care of the Elderly, Surgery, Acute Admissions, Paediatrics, ITU and Antimicrobials on a rotational basis.

The role includes:

  • Providing expert pharmaceutical care to patients from admission to discharge on the wards
  • Developing the role of the pharmacist in the multi-disciplinary team at ward level.
  • Day to day working with the medicines management technicians
  • Providing prescribing advice and support to junior medical staff.
  • Educating patients about their medicines.
  • Training of medical and nursing staff
  • Supervision and training of junior and pre-registration pharmacists, technicians and assistants.
  • Participation in clinical audit, preparation of policies and procedures and involvement in risk management.

The department provides a stimulating, friendly and professionally rewarding environment for staff to develop their clinical expertise.

We provide opportunities for education and training and support continuing professional education.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sital Sanghvi, Lead Clinical Pharmacist or Julia Callaghan, Deputy Chief Pharmacist on 01923 217733

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities, if you need help please ask.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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