Rotational Clinical Pharmacist

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£38,762 – £45,765 a year
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Are you looking for a challenging and varied first experience at a world-renowned NHS Trust? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a flexible and committed qualified Pharmacist to join our clinical services team at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust is the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe, based across two sites and is ranked as one of the top NHS trusts in the country in the NHS national performance rankings, providing services for patients both locally and across the UK. You can expect to work across our Chelsea and Sutton hospital sites, gaining experience in various aspects of the service. You will be working as part of a team of clinical pharmacists and technicians providing patient focused services across the Trust. This will include experience in aseptic services, inpatient wards and clinical trials. The successful applicant will be encouraged and supported to undertake a post graduate pharmacy qualification. Pharmacy is in a transitional period and moving over to a 7 day service. This is an ideal opportunity for a pharmacist with a desire to obtain hospital experience in a forward thinking and innovative environment. Please find enclosed an outlined Job description and Job specification for your information. Due to a large number of anticipated applicants, this job opportunity may close early so we would encourage all interested parties to apply without delay. To join our clinical services pharmacy team at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust liaising closely with other pharmacy team members and Hospital staff. The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is a world-leading cancer centre. Our role is to offer our patients the best cancer care available anywhere in the world, and to continue to make a global contribution to finding better ways of diagnosing and treating cancer. We employ over 4,500 staff in a diverse range of careers including nursing, medical, science, radiography, pharmacy, occupational therapy, finance and administrative services. We have two hospitals – one in Chelsea, London, and one in Sutton, Surrey – as well as a Medical Daycare Unit in Kingston Hospital At The Royal Marsden, we deal with cancer every day, so we understand how valuable life is. When people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best. That’s why the pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything we do. At the heart of the hospital is our dedicated team. We offer a stimulating and dynamic working environment, a wide range of staff benefits and learning and development opportunities. We are looking for employees who aspire to excellence, share our values and can play a crucial role in our on-going achievements. For more information, please refer to the job description and person specification. Clinical Pharmacy a) To provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care, contributing to the multidisciplinary team for clinical units as required, through ward pharmacy services. b) Promote optimal and appropriate drug use and high quality prescribing practice within the Trust c) To attend all relevant events such as Registrar/Consultant rounds/unit meetings as appropriate. d) To respond appropriately to requests from medical and nursing staff for information and advice about the selection and use of drug therapy. e) Actively participate in audit, drug use reviews and pharmacoeconomic project work f) Participate in any pharmacy initiatives or working groups as appropriate g) To support the Pharmacy Clinical Services Manager with the Clinical Governance and Risk Management Strategy within the department and throughout the Trus Aseptic Services a) To assist the Aseptic Services Manager in the day to day management and provision of the cytotoxic reconstitution and aseptic services (including gene therapy). b) Ensure appropriate working conditions are maintained and that the relevant principles of Good Manufacturing and Dispensing Practice, and those of the Health and Safety at Work Act are applied at all times c) Ensure all professional aspects of technical services are incorporated into the chemotherapy and aseptic services procedure manuals and other aseptic services documentation.