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Band 7 Pharmacist Specialist

NHS Professionals
Oxford, England
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22 Sep 2023

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Job Title: Pharmacist Specialist Grade: Band 7 Ward/Dept: Pharmacy - Clinical Trust: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Location: John Radcliffe Hospital, OX3 9DU Hours: Full-Time - 09:00-17:00, Mon-Fri Pay rate:

Day £33.35 Are you a qualified and experienced Pharmacist who has worked within Hospital Settings? Do you have an all-round knowledge of hospital pharmaceutical procedures?NHS Professionals have exciting opportunities for a Pharmacist with experience with particular experience to support our client trusts. You will maintain key relationships with co-workers and other health care professionals across the Trust to ensure an effective

service. The John Radcliffe Hospital (JR) is Oxfordshire's main accident and emergency site. The JR provides acute medical and surgical services including trauma, intensive care and cardiothoracic services. It is situated in Headington, about three miles east of

Oxford city centre. It is the largest of the Trust's hospitals, covering around 66 acres. The John Radcliffe site also houses many departments of Oxford University Medical School, is home to the George Pickering Education Centre and base for most medical students who are trained throughout the Trust. RESPONSIBLE FOR: This is a key role within the pharmacy team delivering services to the neurosciences directorate. The post holder will be an active member of both the pharmacy and sterile services directorate and the neurosciences directorate to ensure continuous two-way

exchange of information and maintain high standards of medicines use within the directorates. Working closely with the directorate pharmacy team lead for neurosciences in the implementation, review and audit of the introduction of Ward-based pharmacy services and new technology. Monitoring prescribing and drug expenditure within the neurosciences areas, providing regular evaluated management reports and giving advice on cost containment. Participating in ward rounds, clinical meetings or out-patient clinics as appropriate in order to provide pharmaceutical advice to prescribers and other health care professionals. Monitoring medicines use within the Ward area. This includes recording of significant clinical interventions and risk management including participation in investigating clinical incidents, recording significant clinical incidents/near misses and ensuring

compliance with medicines legislation and local policies. Working closely with a Ward-based technician, where available, in providing ward based pharmacy services and to be the pharmacy representative within the neurosciences area and to represent the area within Pharmacy. To be successful in applying for this role you will need: GPhC Registered and Post-Grad Diploma or currently working towards it. Experience in using Cerner Millennium Electronic Prescribing System is desirable. Essential that you have not just hospital experience but Ward-based experience as well; experience in Critical Care is desirable. Ful-time candidates preferable but those who can commit to at least 3 days per week will be considered. Who are NHS Professionals? If a hospital cannot supply staff on a ward or area, due to increased demand, sickness, or common staff shortages, they need to call upon Bank staff. NHS Professionals works with Trusts to develop a 'Bank’ of highly skilled workers who want to work flexibly

with the NHS. Why NHS Professionals? We value your skills, dedication, and commitment in supporting your local Trust and the NHS. We believe together we continue to deliver world-class healthcare service to our patients. In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: - Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week! First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England Dedicated consultants Flexible working options Free DBS and free training Build holiday allowance Support when you need it - 24/7 365 days Stakeholder pension scheme COVID-19 ADVICE: COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage

our bank members who are not clinically exempt from vaccination to get vaccinated.

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