PCN Clinical Pharmacist

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From £43,807 a year
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Monday to Friday


  • Pharmacist: 1 year (Required)

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Clinical Pharmacist Job overview Would you like to work as a pharmacist in general practice joining the newest and most exciting branch of the pharmacy profession? We are looking to recruit a Clinical Pharmacist who will work as part of a multi- disciplinary team in a patient-facing role in West 5 Primary Care Network (PCN) Sheffield. West 5 Primary Care Network (PCN) comprises of 5 GP practices working together with community, mental health, social care, pharmacy, hospital and voluntary services in their local areas, building on existing primary care services to enable greater provision of proactive, personalised, co-ordinated and more integrated health and social care for local people close to home. This role will be based working across General Practices in the Primary Care Network. Main duties of the job We are seeking pharmacists educated to degree level, registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), possessing a Masters Degree (MPharm) or equivalent. You will need to be flexible in your approach to work as the role will be working primarily across the Primary Care Network, within various practices; providing pharmacy services, including;
  • Optimise the use of medicines
  • Support the PCN with regards to prescription and medication queries
  • Improve the safety and quality of prescribing
  • Providing support and education to patients on self-management and ensure referral to appropriate healthcare professionals if required
  • Implement and manage the repeat prescribing process for practice and patient requests
  • Conduct Medication Reviews and Structured Medication reviews
This is an exciting opportunity in which you will gain experience and make a real impact. This role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver excellent service within the Primary Care Networks. Job description Job responsibilities Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a patient-facing role. Take responsibility for areas of chronic disease management within the practice and undertake clinical medication reviews to proactively manage patients with complex polypharmacy Provide primary support to general practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries. Support the repeat prescription 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) Support the practice integrate 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 Person Specification Experience Essential
  • Minimum of 2 years post- qualification experience
  • An appreciation of the nature of GPs and general practices
  • An appreciation of the nature of primary care prescribing, concepts of rational prescribing and strategies for improving prescribing
  • In depth therapeutic and clinical knowledge and understanding of the principles of evidence- based healthcare
Qualifications Essential
  • Mandatory registration with General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Membership of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Masters degree in pharmacy (MPharm) (or equivalent)
  • Member of or working towards Faculty Membership of the Royal Pharmaceutical
  • Graduate diploma level or equivalent training/experience
  • Independent prescriber or working towards/intent of gaining independent prescribing qualification
Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. UK Registration Job Type: Permanent Salary: From £43,807.00 per year Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations: Not at present Experience:
  • Pharmacist: 1 year (required)
Work Location: One location