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Clinical Pharmacist - Neurosciences

Employer
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Location
Cardiff
Salary
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
Due to the substantive post holder being seconded to our ePMA implementation team, we have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic Clinical Pharmacist to join our patient-focused and progressive Neurosciences Pharmacy team.

The post holder will have the opportunity to provide clinical pharmacy services and medicines management to patients on our inpatient neurology and neurosurgical wards and play an integral role as part of the MDT, ensuring that a sustainable, high quality pharmacy service is provided to our patients in Cardiff and Vale.

The post holder will be supported in developing their practice by our experienced Lead Pharmacist for Neurosciencesand the excellent team of professionals working within the Neurosciences Directorate.

Main duties of the job

As a Clinical Pharmacist working in the Adult Neurosciences team, you will have an integral role in providing high-quality specialist pharmacy services to patients in Cardiff and Vale.

You will lead by example and will be responsible for the training and development of less experienced team members, as well as Medical and Nursing colleagues.

Your professionalism, excellent inter-personal skills and enthusiasm, will equip you to be a valued contributor to our service and to develop to be a key member of our Clinical Pharmacy team.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

This post is fixed term/secondment for 18 months due to secondment cover. If you are interested in applying for the secondment position, you must obtain permission from your current line manager prior to applying for this post.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 17,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving over 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services. Together we are committed to improving health outcomes for everyone, delivering excellent care and support.

Our mission is Living Well, Caring Well, Working Together, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. Our 10-year transformation and improvement strategy, Shaping Our Future Wellbeing, is our chance to work collaboratively with the public and our workforce to make our health board more sustainable for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Member of the GPhC
  • Post-graduate clinical qualification or anticipated within 2 months


Desirable

  • Independent prescriber qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Sufficient hospital pharmacy experience


Desirable

  • Experience working within neurosciences
  • Directorate support experience


Skills

Essential

  • Written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills


Desirable

  • Leadership skills


Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Address

University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park

Cardiff

CF14 4XW

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

001-PST044-052

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