Clinical Practice Pharmacist
WHITBY, COAST AND MOORS PRIMARY CARE NETWORK
We are delighted to be able to offer a new and exciting opportunity for a Clinical Pharmacist to join our network of practices:
Whitby Group Practice
Sleights & Sandsend Medical Practice
Pay: £37,570 – £44,606
Depending on Experience
The post holder will have a degree in pharmacy (MPharm or equivalent) with a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience preferable, who acts within their professional boundaries and be an independent prescriber or working towards/intent of gaining independent prescribing qualification.
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 polypharmacy, 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 provide clinical leadership on medicines optimisation and quality improvement and manage some aspects of the quality and outcomes framework and enhanced services. The post holder will ensure 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 role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver excellent service within general practice.
Please apply in writing to Sarah Theaker
Please apply by CV and a covering letter by the 31.10.2019
Interested parties are warmly invited to visit the practices subject to prior arrangement with Alison Williams. Please call on 01947 820888 to arrange.