Heart Failure Specialist Pharmacist

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£55,903 – £61,996 a year
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We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health. An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated specialist heart failure pharmacist with a broad range of clinical experience, to join the innovative integrated heart failure team at Imperial College Healthcare Trust (ICHT). The service delivers care across three acute hospital sites as well as in the community across the boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham, Central and West London. Applicants should have experience in delivering specialist pharmacist led clinics and demonstrate the ability to appropriately recommend, substantiate and communicate therapeutic options for patients with heart failure in line with latest evidence as well as National and local guidelines. Youmustbe skilled in clinical examination, assessment and independent prescribing for heart failure patients. The role includes all aspects of heart failure care providing highly specialist clinics, education, training and clinical advice for the heart failure MDT and stakeholders across care settings. As a senior member of the heart failure team, you will be expected to lead on service development including audit, writing/reviewing policies and guidelines and participate in research. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to contact us for the opportunity to discuss the role in more detail.
  • To lead, deliver, develop and evaluate specialist pharmaceutical care to patients in the heart failure service in accordance with the objectives set between the Heart Failure Nurse Consultant and the Senior Lead Pharmacist for Cardiovascular.
  • To be a role model in the field of heart failure and provide a consistently high pharmaceutical service for patients in line with Imperial corporate objectives.
  • To be a member of the heart failure multidisciplinary team, and deliver care to patients with heart failure.
  • To offer expert advice on medication and pharmaceutical issues to the heart failure team and other health care professionals.
  • To ensure patients’ pharmacological management plans and the heart failure medicines portfolio are safe, within manufacturers’ licenses or accepted clinical use, comply with all current legislation and are in line with local and national guidance.
  • To be involved in education and training to the multidisciplinary team including service development and academic involvement.
At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values – expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career. Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location. As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually. We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.