RM131032 – Pharmacist – HIV specialist role

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37.5 hours per week, Pharmacy Department, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.   Band 8a (£50,965 – £55,016). Highly Specialised Clinical Pharmacist – HIV   A unique opportunity has arisen within the acute service pharmacy team which could appeal to an experienced pharmacist from any of the sectors. This well-established Specialist HIV pharmacist role is to become vacant creating an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and motivated pharmacist. The role is embedded within the Genitourinary Medicine Team based within the Health Village in Aberdeen and also works very closely with the infection unit team based in ARI. This role takes the lead in developing and providing pharmaceutical care to patients with HIV. Using all forms of communication to consult with patients, the MDT and the wider system of community pharmacies and GP practices to ensure safe and effective medicines provision for this growing patient group. The role is based between the health village in Aberdeen and ARI pharmacy and will also work closely with the Antimicrobial pharmacist team and the wider clinical pharmacy team. You will be an experienced pharmacist with good clinical knowledge, ideally be an independent prescriber and be able to work effectively as part of a team in a multidisciplinary environment. You will also be required to take an active role in the supervision and training of staff and students, to act as a role model and to participate in audit and research. This role includes a small commitment to weekend working. Note that it is not essential to have hospital experience for this role and training will be provided. NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.