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Bank - Rotational Specialist Clinical Pharmacist

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Part Time

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Bank Clinical Pharmacist - Band 7

We are looking for enthusiastic pharmacists to join our growing bank pharmacy team for working anything up to 37.5 hrs a week. Your base will be one of the 2 main sites- the main ones being Aintree or Royal Liverpool Hospital

Main duties of the job include providing a clinical pharmacist service to nominated wards within Liverpool Univeristy Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (LUHFT). This will require working across a range ofspecialities including Emergency care, medical and surgical wards, taking medication histories and reviewing mediciation to optimise patient care .

Depending on previous experience other roles may be available on the bank please contact us for more details.

Please contact Sally James or Colin Brennan for further discussions, it could be the start of something new!

Main duties of the job

  • Undertaking medicines reconciliation on admission.
  • Review medication to ensure safe and effective use.
  • Formulation of individual pharmaceutical care plans.
  • Review and update of care plans depending on response, results ofinvestigations and adverse effects.
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring for specific drugs.
  • Educate patients about their drug therapy.
  • Develop evidence based treatment protocols for use either within the directorate or across the Trust where appropriate.
  • Facilitate implementation of local and national guidelines where appropriate.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

To hear more about our achievements click here

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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Provide specialist pharmaceutical information to medical and nursing staffand patients on the designated ward(s) and to General Practitioners andother staff within the Trust where appropriate.
  • Participate in consultant ward rounds and multidisciplinary meetings relevant to the designated ward(s).
  • To participate in the therapeutic drug monitoring service provided inaccordance with departmental procedure.
  • Undertake clinical audit and practice research within the PharmacyDepartment.
  • Record regularly clinical interventions and activities in line with departmental policy.
  • Provide professional and legal clinical supervision and act as the designatedResponsible Pharmacist in the dispensary as allocated.
  • Prepare the weekly pharmacist dispensary cover rota in line withdepartmental policy.
  • Investigate any medicines related incidents or complaints from the designated clinical area and explore ways of minimising risk of future re-occurrence orrisk to staff.
  • Liaise with appropriate health care professionals within Primary Care Truststo ensure the effective and efficient use of resources across theprimary/secondary care interface and where necessary develop shared careprotocols.

Person Specification



  • Vocational masters degree in pharmacy
  • Membership of The General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Diploma in clinical pharmacy or equivalent documented clinical experience


  • MRPharmS



  • Post registration hospital experience
  • Delivery of clinical pharmacy services to a range of specialties
  • Commitment to continuing professional development / education

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


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