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Pharmacist - Emergency, Acute & Elderly Medicine

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year inclusive
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Looking for a place to steer your career within ClinicalPharmacy but didn't know where to start? Seeking a change and new opportunities? Look no further! We are recruiting a band 7 Pharmacist to join our team and want to hear from you.

Join one of London's leading Trusts and be part of a progressive and dynamic environment where you can build a rewarding career in pharmacy as a Pharmacist working within our Acute Medical Units, Acute Assessment Unitsand Elderly Medicine wards at Charing Cross and St Mary's hospitals.

You will be part of one the largest teams in our Pharmacy Department, already comprising of a group of extremely friendly and aspirational people.

You will play a pivotal part in our services, providing support to the medical, nursing and pharmacy staff. Not only will you be attending ward roundsbut will also have the opportunity to partake in teaching, audits and service improvement projects, regularly working alongside various MDT staff. Each site will provide unique insights and opportunities to collaborate with our fabulous teams.

In return for your excellent problem solving, strong communication skills and exemplary pharmaceutical knowledge ,you will be provided with a supportive team structure and abundant opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and experience.

Apply now and let your passion for clinicalpharmacy shine!

Main duties of the job

  • To deliver a high quality patient focused clinical pharmacy service to patients on the Acute Medical Unit (AMU), Acute Assessment Unit (AAU) and Elderly Medicine wards of the Trust
  • To provide an extended hours clinical pharmacy service to the AMU/AAU according to rota (involving regular early, late and weekend working)
  • To assist the lead pharmacist in the management and development of medicines management initiatives to the Emergency, Acute & Elderly Medicine directorates
  • To assist in the development of a clinical pharmacy service to the Emergency Departments
  • To provide clinical pharmacy services, department and ward based, in line with Trust procedures and national legislation

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community.

Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infectionprevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required.

For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification



  • Masters Degree in Pharmacy or equivalent
  • Member of the GPhC
  • FS1 of the Diploma in General Pharmacy Practice (UCL) or other certificate equivalent


  • FS2 of the Diploma in General Pharmacy Practice (UCL) or other equivalent certificate
  • Independent Prescriber



  • This must include a solid grounding in all aspects of hospital pharmacy practice (medicines information, aseptic services, ward services and dispensing)
  • Experience in delivering training and education
  • Experience in management of others. Demonstrate the ability to appropriately recommend, substantiate and communicate therapeutic options for patients
  • Practical clinical experience including attendance of consultant-led ward rounds Previous experience in delivering training and education
  • Previous experience of clinical audit work and/or pharmacy practice research


  • Previous experience of managing specialist services
  • Clinical guidelines development
  • Planning and developing services



  • Good clinical practice knowledge
  • Understanding of issues affecting medicines use across the interface
  • Good understanding of complex medicines use at ward level effective policies and risk within the relevant specialist area


  • Word and Excel at an advanced level

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Charing Cross Hospital

Fulham Palace Road


W6 8RF

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