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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/05/2021.

Advanced Clinical Pharmacist - Medicine

Job Reference: 208-858676-21-1

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum pro rata

We’re a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt ‘best practice’ so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values; kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them

15 hours per week

Advanced Clinical Pharmacist (Medicine) - are you an experienced pharmacist seeking a new challenge and enjoy making positive difference to patient care?

A part-time vacancy has arisen for an Advanced Clinical Pharmacist in Surgery or Medicine at Scunthorpe General Hospital.

The post holder would be responsible for providing an advanced clinical pharmacist service within the medicine directorate. This role requires excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, alongside sound clinical knowledge and relevant experience. We are a successful, innovative and forward-thinking department, with patient care at the centre of our decision-making.

Our Trust gives Medicines Management and Medicines Optimisation high priority. The Pharmacy department has been successful in outsourcing outpatient dispensing, implemented electronic medicines management for all inpatient wards and commenced the roll out of electronic prescribing, which we plan to use in all inpatient and outpatient settings. Pharmacy has led the introduction of a unique electronic locking system for medicine cupboards which released significant nursing time and improves medicines security.

We have successfully implemented electronic prescribing for chemotherapy and we are currently rolling out electronic prescribing to all of our clinical areas.

We actively using skill mix and role development to enhance job content and quality at all levels of the department. The department is supported by a robust management team, Pharmacy technician and pharmacy support worker structure that enables our Advanced clinical Pharmacists to be actively involved in and focus on clinical and professional aspects of patient care.

We provide a Medicines Reconciliation Service to all beds in the hospital which in turn supports the one-stop dispensing service and utilisation of patients own medicines.

This is a trust wide post where you will be responsible for providing specialist clinical pharmacist support to the Medicine directorate. You will be responsible for managing and supervising the duties of pharmacists, pre-registration pharmacists and ward support technicians in your clinical team. You will be responsible for supporting the medicines information services and training pharmacy staff to deliver these services. You will support the Clinical Pharmacy Team Manager in the delivery of the Pharmacy Vision and Values Strategy, together with the other Clinical Pharmacy Team Leaders. The Trust has acknowledged the high quality of the services delivered by our clinical teams but we recognise the need for further integration of our pharmacists into clinical specialties to deliver a more strategic perspective of medicines optimisation, and improve patient care.

The successful candidate will be required to work flexibly in supporting the Trust’s directive of seven day working, participating in rotas and/or shift working as necessary including weekend and bank holiday working.

Northern Lincolnshire combines rural charm with bustling picturesque market towns and villages. The area is well served by roads and rail, it is less than three hours to London, and Humberside Airport has daily flights to European airports. The famous Humber Bridge enables you to reach Hull and the ferry port for travelling to mainland Europe. Housing standards are high with prices below the national average.

Interview Date – TBC

Incentives for the right candidate may be available under the Trust Recruitment & Retention Incentive Policy.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Manjeet Kaur,Pharmacist Clinical Team Manager


Telephone number01724 290095

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