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Senior Rotational Clinical Pharmacist

Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Orpington
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum, inc HCA
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have a passion for clinical services, an eye for detail and a drive to deliver outstanding pharmaceutical care to patients? If yes, King's is the place for you. With over 400 staff, the pharmacy team prides itself on being a kind, respectful team that fully embraces the Trust vision to be BOLD (Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything).

We have rotations across a broad range of specialities and our successful programme is designed to offer extensive clinical experience, providing high quality pharmaceutical care to patients across all sites of the Trust, giving you the skills, knowledge and understanding of the different pharmacy services in both a district general and teaching hospital setting.

This well-established programme has been designed to support both your clinical and personal development as a senior pharmacist in a fast-paced, dynamic and inclusive environment. The rotation is built around structured objectives, designed to ensure that you gain experience and skills whilst being a valued member of the MDT, contributing to the departmental and Trust priorities.

The successful applicant will be a real team player with significant clinical experience as a registered hospital pharmacist, excellent interpersonal skills, a strong commitment to life-long learning and meticulous attention to detail.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a hard-working and highly motivated clinical pharmacist to join us in our Band 7 rotational programme.

This post's base site and initial rotation will be at our Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) but rotations across all sites will available thereafter. Rotations specific to the PRUH include:
  • acute and emergency medicine
  • general medicine
  • specialist medicine
  • frailty medicine
  • gastroenterology and clinical nutrition
  • stroke
  • surgery
  • women's and children's
  • patient services and clinical services.

Other cross-site rotations include anticoagulation, cardiology, medicines finance, hepatology, neurosciences, medicines finance, sexual health, cancer & aseptics, projects, gastroenterology and surgery.

This post would be suitable for an individual who is looking to develop their clinical skills across a range of specialities, as well as their leadership and managerial skills.

Key activities of the post holder in each rotation will be to:
  • Act as a specialist practitioner and role model and manage the day-to-day pharmaceutical care of patients in the speciality
  • Attend daily consultant ward rounds in specific rotations
  • Respond to clinical queries both internally and externally
  • Produce monthly financial and activity reports including monitoring of cost savings initiatives
  • Conduct research and audit projects
  • Participate in activities such as risk management, clinical guideline development and staff training.


About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of �1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reach is our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King's to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key activities of the post holder in each rotation will be to:
  • Act as a specialist practitioner and role model and manage the day to day pharmaceutical care of patients in the speciality
  • Attend daily consultant ward rounds in specific rotations
  • Respond to clinical queries both internally and externally
  • Produce monthly financial and activity reports including monitoring of cost savings initiatives
  • Conduct research and audit projects
  • Participate in activities such as risk management, clinical guideline development and staff training


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Pharmacist (1 year competency assessed and examined professional registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council)


Desirable

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmacy Practice or equivalent qualification / experience


Experience

Essential

  • Specialist clinical knowledge and skills relevant to area of practice


Employer details

Employer name

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Princess Royal University Hospital

Farnborough Common

Orpington

BR6 8ND

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