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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/09/2022.

Advanced Clinical Pharmacist - Clinical Systems (XR08)

Job Reference: 298-MMP-779

Medicines Management & Pharmacy Services
298 Pharmacy IT
The Leeds General Infirmary
£47,126 to £53,219 pa

Advanced Clinical Pharmacist (Clinical Systems)

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop clinical leadership skills in the digital health arena?

We are looking for an enthusiastic pharmacist with excellent clinical pharmacy knowledge and skills and an interest in digital transformation to join the MMPS Digital team at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust.

The work in pharmacy is becoming ever more reliant on digital systems to drive improvements in patient care and safety. At LTHT we have a range of clinical systems that are integral to the delivery of safe patient care within pharmacy services. The primary focus of this post will be to utilise their clinical experience and knowledge to lead digital projects, quality improvement and support change in relation to the chemotherapy prescribing system, Chemocare. The successful candidate will gain sufficient knowledge of the other major system including electronic inpatient prescribing system to allow for cross cover during periods of absence.

You will need to be able to identify opportunities for improvement and have the determination to see them through to deliver change. The ability to work in close collaboration with colleagues from across the multidisciplinary team will be essential. You will be supported by an experienced team of specialist pharmacy staff and be joining a large and highly regarded Pharmacy Department that is working to transform clinical pharmacy services as part of an ambitious programme.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the country’s largest acute Trusts. We care for nearly two million patients a year, employ 15,000 staff to provide general services to the 770,000 population of the Leeds district and specialist services across the North of England.

Post holders will be expected to contribute to the department’s late-night, weekend and Bank Holiday rota. Applications are welcome from those wishing to work full or part-time hours.

For informal enquiries please contact:

Nicola Nicholson, General Manager,

Oliver Grubb, Advanced Clinical Pharmacist;:

Interviews will take place week commencing the 12th September 2022

This vacancy may close before the closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with & listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance & provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff & are committed to equal opportunities & welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants & to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely.

You may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the check on your behalf & will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service & pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last 3 full years & include valid work email addresses. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment.

Please note that a car parking permit or space is not guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme & we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact Recruitment on (0113) 2065980

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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