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Oncology Pharmacist

Nuffield Health
Tunbridge Wells, England
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Oncology Pharmacist Tunbridge Wells Hospital - 30 hours per week - salary up to £51,750 (pro-rata) depending on skills and experience £3,000 Golden Hello Bonus Our pharmacy team at Nuffield Health Hospital Tunbridge Wells currently have an exciting opportunity for a specialist Oncology Pharmacist. Continue your journey with us whilst we support you to be your best. We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, and self-motivated pharmacist to integrate with the Pharmacy team and oncology multi-disciplinary team to deliver an outstanding level of service to our oncology and haemato-oncology patients. As a key member of the wider multi-disciplinary team at Nuffield Health, you will feel the benefit from processes that fully integrate medicines into the personalised pathway of care for our patients. The ideal candidate will work flexibly to meet the demand of the service: the oncology service is currently operational across 4 days per week and the expectation is that this role would cover the 4 days but has flexibility in how the hours are worked on

each day. Blended working arrangements would be considered for the right candidate. The ambition is for the successful candidate to additionally support their Pharmacy colleagues through in-situ training and competence to create a multi-skilled Pharmacy workforce

within the oncology service offering. The key responsibilities to include: To deliver a high-quality Pharmacy service within Nuffield Health Hospital Tunbridge Wells to oncology and haemato-oncology patients, in line with current government, NICE and BOPA guidelines

Undertaking medicines reconciliation, organising discharge medications, provision of drug information and clinical counselling of patients

Maintaining pharmaceutical care plans for all oncology and haemato-oncology patients

Verification and screening of prescriptions for SACT treatments

Supporting and advising our clinicians on safe prescribing within oncology and haemato-oncology

Daily coordination of the administration and delivery of SACT treatments to patients, maintaining effective communication with (and support to) the Pharmacy dispensary

Development of protocols and guidelines for SACT treatment

Ordering of SACT in readiness for patient treatment

Education and training of colleagues in support of their development with oncology competencies

Liaison with other Nuffield Hospital oncology sites to share knowledge and expertise

Attending meetings with Pharmacy and other oncology leads within the Nuffield Health group, implementing changes to policy and procedure locally

Skills & Experience : UK Registered Pharmacist with GPhC

At least 4-5 years of post-qualification experience

Post-qualification experience within oncology and haemato-oncology is essential for this role

Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures

Excellent communication and people skills. This is essential as you will be working closely with patients as well as a variety of clinical staff.

Key information about the role : Oncology experience is essential for this role, and further training within this clinical speciality will be encouraged and supported. The Benefits In return, we offer a working environment that will help you grow your skills and experience and get the best out of life. Other benefits include 25 days annual holiday (increasing with service), gym membership, private healthcare and a range of lifestyle

and financial wellbeing benefits. Our Golden Hello to you We value you and the expertise you will bring to Nuffield Health and the Charity and so we would love to welcome you with a £3,000 bonus as part of your employment here with us. Be your best and join us in building a healthier nation. Applications will be considered as they are received and interviews will be arranged accordingly. We reserve the right to close adverts early, for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications. Therefore please apply early

to ensure you are considered for the post.

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