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Rotational Pharmacist - Band 7

Job Reference: 200-CWDPL-1866427-GO

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
St George's University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, , London
£44,347 - £50,549 pa inc

Due to promotion we are seeking experienced band 6 pharmacists to complete our team of 34 band 7 senior pharmacists who provide a key aspect of the pharmacy and medicines optimisation services to patients at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

These rotational posts provide an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic and self-motivated pharmacists to develop and use their medicines optimisation knowledge and skills to enhance the patient experience and improve flow across the Trust.

Senior pharmacists support discharge through transcribing and non-medical prescribing in many of our rotations. Rotations are available in antibiotics and infectious diseases; critical care; haematology and oncology; offender health services; paediatrics; surgery and neurology; general and acute and specialist medicine; cardiology and cardiac surgery; technical services and nutrition support; quality control; clinical trials; ePMA; medicines information and formulary.

You will be expected to:

• Be a role model and actively promote safe, evidence based prescribing

• Actively participate in discharge through transcribing and non- medical pharmacist prescribing and criteria-led discharge roles

• Lead medicines optimisation services in your designated specialty

• Engage with the wider healthcare team to ensure patients are discharged in a timely and safe manner

• Use initiative, be forward thinking and have the ability to influence a wide range of health care professionals

• Provide education and training for undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare professionals

• Be actively involved in audit and research

• Deliver metrics that demonstrate the benefit of a senior pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical services to patients The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, experienced and capable clinical pharmacist with good interpersonal and influencing skills.

You should possess a postgraduate qualification in clinical pharmacy or equivalent and have hospital pharmacy experience. Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team would be an advantage.

The Pharmacy service is highly regarded in the Trust and has 185 staff members. Investment in facilities includes robotics and state of the art dispensaries and technical services.

The department is friendly, forward thinking and constantly expanding with opportunities for personal development and further postgraduate education. We are an accredited centre for the delivery of the new Diploma in General Pharmacy Practice.

We strongly support the development of non-medical pharmacist prescribers as a new model of care for our patients. St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for South West London, Surrey and beyond.

The Trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services. With national and regional referrals added to our local 3.5m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m.

Co-located with St George’s, University of London and with both organisations now in a formal strategic alliance with King’s Health Partners, the Trust delivers with its partners high quality research and education both of which contribute to the healthcare provision of tomorrow. Acute and tertiary health services are delivered from over 1,000 beds across two sites, by around 8,000 staff.

St George's Hospital is a major acute hospital that offers very specialist care for complex injuries and illnesses, including trauma, neurology, cardiac care, renal transplantation, cancer care and stroke.

It has a helipad which opened in spring 2014 and the work of its emergency department can currently be seen on Channel 4’s ‘24 Hours in A&E’ programme.

The hospital also provides all the usual care you would expect from a local NHS district general hospital. We also provide services at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton.

These include outpatient rapid diagnostic and treatment facilities, a minor injuries unit, limb fitting services and 70 elderly, intermediate care and rehabilitation beds.

As well as hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist, maternity and community services to children, adults, older people and people with learning disabilities.

These services are provided from St John’s Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people’s own homes. The trust also manages the healthcare service at HMP Wandsworth.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Eleanor Clarke

Tel: 020 8725 2488



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We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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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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