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Advanced Specialist Pharmacist- Rehab (Stroke, Frailty & Orthopaedics)

Employer
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Telford
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum/pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Do you like the variety of clinical conditions encountered in within the rehabilitation setting? D o you hold, or are you eligible to undertake the Independent Prescribing qualification? Do you enjoy team working?

If your answer is yes to any of the above, then we have an exciting opportunity available within our Pharmacy Department at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford (PRH), for a Specialist Clinical Pharmacist working within our rehabilitation setting for those areas including Stroke, Frailty and Orthopaedics. This is a brand new role within our Trust where we are looking to provide a new service to our patients who require input in the rehabilitation setting, working as part of a strong clinical pharmacy team focused on this point in the patient's journey.

This post may be offered under Annex 21 AfC Terms & Conditions or as a progressional post, subject to experience, competency and suitability.

We are in the process of recruiting a team including a dedicated Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Assistant Technical Officer, and we are seeking to complete this team by recruiting a motivated, innovative, clinically driven Pharmacist who wants to make a difference.

The successful applicant must be committed to delivering an excellent clinical pharmacy service for our patients and will look to further educate and train our team through the development of a training programme.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:
  • Be a highly specialised clinical pharmacist delivering a high level to clinical pharmacy input for those patients within the rehabilitation setting for those areas including Stroke, Frailty and Orthopaedics
  • Work as an independent prescriber to optimise medicine regimes for those patients within the rehabilitation setting for those areas including Stroke, Frailty and Orthopaedics
  • Be lead pharmacist regarding the day-to-day delivery of a consistently high clinical pharmacy service for those patients within the rehabilitation setting for those areas including Stroke, Frailty and Orthopaedics. The service will be delivered in conjunction with junior pharmacists and medicine management technicians and will include daily ward visits, participation in consultant ward rounds and teaching of medical, nursing and less experienced pharmacy staff
  • Lead the development of Clinical Pharmacy standards across the Trust for those patients within the rehabilitation setting for those areas including Stroke, Frailty and Orthopaedics
  • Be a clinical co-ordinator or tutor for the Keele University Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy


About us

Our Pharmacy vision is:

To provide a responsive and integrated Pharmacy service that gives outstanding patient centred care and is underpinned by a culture of innovation, safety and compassion

We're looking for people who want to help us achieve this vision, who will help us make a difference.

What can SaTH Pharmacy offer you?
  • Patient focused service
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Opportunities for personal development
  • A department open to new ways of working

What can working within the Clinical Service offer you?
  • To be part of a newly developed service redesigned to support patient flow
  • To work with a clinical team who are advocates for the role of the Pharmacy Profession within the Service.
  • An opportunity to make a huge difference in the patients journey at a pivotal time.

What can SaTH offer you?
  • To be part of a trust embarking on a transformational journey
  • A supportive environment to enable further development of your career and your skills.
  • A developing trust with recent substantial financial investment to develop the facilities and services
  • Access to our Leadership Academy

We believe in ensuring our patients have a positive experience of care. Join the team and help us to create the best possible outcomes for our patients .

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification

qualification

Essential

  • Honours Degree in Pharmacy / MPharm
  • Registration with the GPhC as a pharmacist
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmacy Practice or equivalent (completed both year 1 and year 2)


Desirable

  • Non Medical Prescriber
  • Member of the Pharmaceutical Society


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant post registration experience in hospital pharmacy
  • Experience of supervision of staff
  • Experience of working as part of a multi disciplinary team
  • Experience of training of pre-reg pharmacists and junior staff
  • Audit experience


Desirable

  • Experience in writing policies/guidelines


Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Address

The Princess Royal Hospital

Apley Castle

Telford

TF1 6TF

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