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LEAD PHARMACIST (RESPIRATORY AND GI) posted by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Full Time
Inverness

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LEAD PHARMACIST (RESPIRATORY AND GI)
Location: RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS Grade: Band 8A
Category: Other Therapeutic Salary: 45,446 to 51,883 per annum
Contract: FixedTerm Duration: Until Oct 2020
Region: Highland Hours: 37.5
Job type: FullTime Date posted: 04 Oct 2019
Ref: ES8.19.116 Closing date: 22 Oct 2019
Description:
RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS

PHARMACY SERVICES

LEAD PHARMACIST (RESPIRATORY AND GI)

BAND 8A

Full Time Fixed Term or Secondment Opportunity (Until end October 2020)

Salary Scale £45,446 - £51,883 per annum

We would like to invite applications from enthusiastic and motivated pharmacists to join our clinical pharmacy team as the Lead Pharmacist for Respiratory and Gastroenterology. We are looking for a dynamic pharmacist who can work with both the pharmacy team and the multidisciplinary team to provide high quality pharmaceutical care to the specialties within Respiratory and Gastroenterology and develop these services.

You will be responsible for providing professional leadership to the pharmacy team working in Respiratory and Gastroenterology and prioritising the pharmacy services. You will provide a specialist clinical pharmacy service to one or both of these areas.

As a lead pharmacist you will contribute to quality improvement projects. You will also be required to work with medicines governance groups within the organisation e.g. ADTC, formulary. You will also work with the service leads, medicines management team and finance team to manage the introduction of new medicines in your area and promote cost effective use of medicines.

Training and education is a priority for the department and for 1 day a week you will work within the Highland Pharmacy Education & Research Centre (HPERC) to support the Education & Training agenda. You will develop key inter-Board links in the North of Scotland as well as work with a number of Universities and NES to develop, organise and deliver education for both pharmacy and non-pharmacy staff and students. You will be asked to take a lead in the teaching of undergraduate medical students and work with other HPERC staff to design and develop new innovative interprofessional education between pharmacy and medical students, including having a role in audit and research of new teaching. We also encourage our team to undertake further training and aim to support this as much as possible.

You will be a registered pharmacist with a Masters Degree in Pharmacy and relevant post-registration experience. You should have completed the Pharmacy Vocational Training Scheme (Foundation Training) or have equivalent clinical experience, a post graduate qualification in clinical pharmacy and independent prescribing qualification is also required. You should have excellent communication and inter-personal skills and be able to work as part of a team. Experience of development of training programmes and delivery of teaching would be beneficial. You may be required to participate in an emergency on-call rota and occasional weekend working and public holidays.

Informal enquiries to Joan Mackintosh at [Click here to apply] or telephone on [Click here to apply].

An Application Form and Job Description can be downloaded via our website [Click here to apply] or available from, and to be returned to the Recruitment Department, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW [Click here to apply] or by emailing your name and address to [Click here to apply]

For further information on living and working in the Highlands please visit https://nhshighland.medical.careers.global

Please quote reference: ES8.19.116

Closing date for completed applications: Tuesday 22nd October 2019
How to apply:
An application form can be downloaded here in Microsoft Word or PDF format

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Additional vacancy information: (application pack)

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Contact information
General Contact
Recruitment Team
Phone: Fax: n/a
Email: [Click here to apply]
Informal Contact
Joan Mackintosh
Phone: [Click here to apply] Fax: not specified
Email: [Click here to apply]

Employer details
NHS Highland
Website: http://www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk
Organisation information:
Address: (generally only send applications to this address if specified above)
NHS Highland, Headquarters: Assynt House, Beechwood Park, Inverness

Reference Number

5403f42f646c436abea17a9e42fd0074

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