We are recruiting for a Specialist Rotational Clinical Pharmacist
who wishes to join #TeamIOWNHS. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients and staff receive quality and compassionate care and work with us to ensure the Trust continues its journey towards great people, great place. Exciting opportunities are available for enthusiastic and self-motivated pharmacists with excellent interpersonal skills, to join our friendly and innovative Pharmacy Team.Main duties of the job
The Pharmacy Team based out of St Marys Hospital are energetic and forward looking, with a strong culture of patient safety and service quality. We believe in technology supporting excellent clinical practice and releasing time to care, with the JAC electronic prescribing and medicines administration (EPMA) having been embedded in practice for over 10 years.
It is used creatively to enhance clinical practice with a fully integrated Omnicell medicines management system that seamlessly interfaces EPMA with pharmacy dispensing, stock control, clinical area automated medicines cabinetry (Omnicells) and further robotics within the pharmacy department.
We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values are C
espect and E
veryone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services.
We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.About us
The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England. We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users.
Working for our Trust brings a variety of benefits, including an onsite day nursery, cycle-to-work scheme, discounts at local businesses and gyms, and the opportunity to hire Trust's beach hut in Ryde. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. The island offers an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year-round events, festivals and award-winning attractions.
Our 2020-2025 strategy sets out to ensure that we continue to be a provider of excellent and compassionate care. As part of this strategy, we are proactively taking steps to ensure that we recruit and retain the highest quality of talent to provide CARE and we would welcome applications from under-represented groups to ensure our Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
As a specialist rotational clinical pharmacist, you will work closely with the multidisciplinary team and attend Consultant-led ward rounds to inform and influence prescribing decisions. You will be able to do this across a range of clinical areas including our Emergency Department and Acute Assessment Unit. Other areas include General Medicine, Stroke, Care of Older People, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Mental Health, Oncology, Haematology and Hospice care.
You will be supported to complete your foundation training as a pharmacist and develop your specialist skills in a range of clinical areas. This will help prepare you for future advanced-level practice. We will also provide training to support your leadership and management skills. Further to this there are also many other training opportunities with paid study leave available.
The Pharmacy Team provide a core weekday service with some weekend and on-call duties which post-holders may form part of. On-call pharmacist duties are undertaken from home and calls are first screened via the Trust Clinical Site Management Team to ensure they are appropriate. All Pharmacists are supplied with their own Trust laptop at induction. Its possible to dispense urgent medication via your laptop from home through the robots out of hours shute if required. Relocation assistance available up to �10,000 subject to attached Trust PolicyPerson SpecificationExperienceEssential
- Master of Pharmacy
- Current listing on the Pharmacist Register with the GPhC
- Diploma in pharmacy practice or equivalent experience
- Completed general level framework competency training
- Significant experience of working in a pharmaceutical environment
- Significant clinical pharmacy knowledge and experience
- Significant experience of working in hospital pharmacy
- Knowledge of national guidelines relating to medicines and pharmaceutical practice
- Specialist knowledge and experience in clinical speciality
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Independent prescribing
- Specialist training in Clinical Speciality
Isle of Wight NHS TrustAddress
St Mary's Hospital
Newport, Isle of Wight
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