Hospital Pharmacist (2 Yr contract - St Helena Sub Tropical Island)

London (Greater)
05 May 2020
05 Jun 2020
Job Type

Location: St Helena - Sub-tropical Island South Atlantic

Passport: A british passport with min 12 months remaining required

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 pro rata + A tax free INTERNATIONAL SUPPLEMENT £15,000-£21,600

Description: This the opportunity of a lifetime for an experienced Pharmacist to work in a beautiful setting, located in a sub-tropical Island of the South Atlantic Ocean.

As a Pharmacist in St Helena you will Offering OTC advice and prescribing for minor ailments, you will work closely with the outpatient triage nurse, managing discharge prescriptions and counselling where necessary.

Monitoring prescriptions and advising clinicians on all aspects of medication, you must evaluate and keep abreast of new medications and advise on their adoption. You will utilise the electronic medical record system and maintain and update the Directorate’s Patient Group Directions, drug prescribing guidance and the St Helena Formulary.

In collaboration with clinical colleagues you will maintain, update and monitor compliance with the St Helena Formulary and other pharmaceutical guidelines. This will include attending ward rounds and other meetings with clinical staff to input and advise on prescribing behaviours. You will be supported by three dispensers, a store keeper and a split-post dispenser/store-keeper.

Holding a Pharmacy degree with registration and good standing with the General Pharmaceutical Council you must have post-registration clinical experience. Being on-call will be a key requirement as is Saturday-working on a rotational basis

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an experienced Pharmacist to make a real difference to the community of this small Island. You will be part of a diverse and motivated team dedicated to promoting a culture of continuous quality improvement.

This is a 2 year contract, Full Time hours (37.5)

Person Specification:

  • Pharmacy Degree;
  • Registration with the relevant regulatory body or local regulatory body
  • At least 3 years’ clinical experience post registration;
  • Up-to–date with Continuing Professional Developmental (CPD) records;
  • Computer literate;
  • Knowledge and experience of electronic stock control;
  • Ability to work under pressure and adaptable to working in a remote environment;
  • Good command of the English language.

Benefits: Benefits package includes: FREIGHT ALLOWANCE, RELOCATION ALLOWANCE, LEAVE & TRAVEL and an excellent tax free INTERNATIONAL SUPPLEMENT. The St Helena Government will make a PENSION CONTRIBUTION of 7.5% in a lump sum at the end of each completed year of contract



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