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Principal Pharmacist, Medicines Finance | Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust posted by Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
£59,083 - £67,760 p.a. inc. HCA (Pro Rata)

Job Description

Guy’s and St Thomas’ is among the UK’s busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We provide a full range of hospital and community services for people in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield including cancer, renal, orthopaedic and cardiovascular services.

Guy’s is home to the largest dental school in Europe and a £160 million Cancer Centre opened in 2016. As part of our commitment to provide care closer to home. In 2017 we also opened a cancer centre and a kidney treatment centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup. St Thomas’ has one of the largest critical care units in the UK and one of the busiest emergency departments in London. It is also home to Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

A new and exciting Principal Pharmacist - Medicines Finance post has been created in the Pharmacy directorate at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who is able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, effective communication skills and has good working knowledge of pharmaceutical practice. You need to have a keen eye for detail, and be very computer literate. You will need to be able to work independently and with initiative.

The successful applicant will lead and be responsible for all aspects of highly complex medicines (non-Cancer) finance working across clinical, pharmacy, IT, finance, informatics and contracting teams. They will lead on designing and maintaining systems and processes to meet the commissioning dataset requirements for medicines according to national standards.

To be a role model and local/regional expert in the usage, commissioning and reimbursement of medicines, using this knowledge to provide professional advice and leadership within the Trust.

This role is 0.5 WTE band 8b.

Closing date: 27th January 2020 at Midnight

This advert closes on Sunday 26 Jan 2020

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