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Band 8a Senior Clinical Pharmacist

CAMHS Professionals
London, England
Closing date
2 Mar 2024

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Pharmacy sector
Job Type
Full time permenant role 37.5 hours per week. * The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a patient-facing role. The post holder will take responsibility for areas of chronic disease management within the practice and undertake clinical medication reviews to proactively manage patients with complex poly-pharmacy, especially for older people, people in residential care homes and those with multiple co-morbidities. * The post holder will provide primary support to general practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries. They will help support the repeat prescriptions system, deal with acute prescription requests, and medicines reconciliation on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, providing expertise in clinical medicines advice while addressing both public and social care needs of patient in the GP practice(s) * The post holder will be responsible for clinical leadership of medicines optimisation, plan and organise quality improvement initiatives, appropriate specialist services and manage some aspects of the quality and outcomes framework and enhanced services. * The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the practice integrates with community and hospital pharmacy to help utilise skill mix, improve patient outcomes, ensure better access to healthcare and help manage workload. * The post holder will line manage our pharmacy technician and provide supervision to other junior team members and students/trainees * The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver excellent service within general practice. * Support practice managers and GP clinical leads in the review of medicines management related complaints, incidents and near misses, including risk assessment, root cause analysis and implementation of related action plans. * Communicates highly complex drug or medicine related information to prescribers, clinicians, patients, relatives: patients may have language difficulties, physical or mental disabilities, and other professionals may challenge advice

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