Band 6 – Rotational Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacy

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£35,392 – £42,503 a year
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our team of Rotational Clinical Pharmacists. The successful candidate will gain a wide range of experience in clinical specialties including: Medicine, Surgery, Care of the Elderly and Acute Admissions and in rotations through Medicines Information, Technical and patient services. The role includes:
  • Providing pharmaceutical care to patients from admission to discharge on the wards
  • Participating in the multi-disciplinary team at ward level.
  • Day to day working with the Medicines Management Technicians
  • Providing prescribing advice and support to junior medical staff.
  • Educating patients about their medicines.
  • Participation in clinical audit
The department has excellent links with the University of Hertfordshire and opportunities are available for rotational clinical pharmacists to undertake the Joint Programmes Board (JPB) clinical diploma, supported and mentored by our highly skilled team. The Pharmacy department within West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust is located on three sites and has over 100 staff, with the main Pharmacy department based at Watford General Hospital. The department provides a stimulating, friendly and professionally rewarding environment for staff to develop their clinical expertise. There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new. There are also plans for a digital transformation, new models of care and a multi-storey car park. As well as this, the trust – which won the UK Best Employer Award (Nursing Times 2019) – is applying for teaching hospital status in recognition of its wide and well-renowned role in educating doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. We encourage and welcome people with disabilities if you need help please ask. We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. To assist in the provision of a safe, efficient and comprehensive pharmaceutical service for the patients of West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. To provide a clinical pharmacy service to specified wards.