Specialist Cancer Services Pharmacist

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
CB1 1LF
Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
8 Sep 2021
Closes
8 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilitiesAs a priority, the department is keen to develop all eligible Pharmacists as independent prescribers, and our Education and Training team provides support for RPS Faculty portfolio development. A well-established clinical pharmacy forum is in place, aimed specifically at our Band 7 Pharmacists.
You will also have the opportunity to develop your leadership and management skills through a wide variety of roles. There will be opportunities to become a tutor for pre-registration trainees / clinical pharmacy diploma students.
Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.
This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance and as a result, you will be required to pay the associated fee of £40.00.This fee will be deducted from your second month's salary.
The closing date is 21 September 2021.
Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.
Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person specificationQualificationsEssential criteria
  • •Masters level degree in pharmacy •Post-graduate preregistration year •Registered with General Pharmaceutical Council •Completed Certificate (Year 1) of Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy/General Pharmacy Practice and studying for completion of year 2 or completed equivalent qualification as assessed by the interview panel. For candidates who have not completed year 2 of the diploma an academic reference will be sought in addition to the two standard references •Candidates with non UK/alternative qualifications will be requested to provide further details before shortlisting. These will include details of the course provider and a copy of the academic transcript. Information will be reviewed by our Education and Training team to assess suitability - Note: there is a requirement to undertake training in EPIC (electronic prescribing and medicines administration system; EPMA) and a competence assessment

Desirable criteria
  • •Completed Year 1 and Year 2 of Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy/General Pharmacy Practice)* •MSc in Clinical Pharmacy (or equivalent)* •Qualified and registered as an Independent prescriber •Risk management training •Professional and final accuracy checking •Member of the faculty of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (or working towards) *Candidates with non UK/alternative qualifications will be requested to provide further details before shortlisting. These will include details of the course provider and a copy of the academic transcript. Information will be reviewed by our Education and Training team to assess suitability.


ExperienceEssential criteria
  • •Moderate post-registration hospital experience including prescription screening in inpatients/outpatients, medicines reconciliation, medicines information, experience of preparative services either TPN/chemotherapy •Experienced clinical pharmacist who has covered a range of specialities. Medicine including elderly care, acute medicine, and including specialist medicine and Surgery including general surgery and other surgical specialities •Documentation in medical notes •Writing reports •Writing or assisting in writing drug policies and guidelines/PGD development •Evidence of having conducted a clinical audit

Desirable criteria
  • •Recent post-registration hospital experience, ideally including previous experience in a teaching hospital and experience of more than one hospital •Experienced clinical pharmacist (at band 7) including one or more of the following paediatrics, transplant, oncology, haematology •Evidence of having written pharmaceutical and/or educational publications •Experience as a personal tutor to a range of staff groups •Drug expenditure analysis and reporting •Horizon scanning •Ability to take initiative and lead on projects including change management


KnowledgeEssential criteria
  • •Good clinical knowledge of drugs and therapeutic trends within general medicine and surgery •Knowledge of NICE and NPSA guidance and subsequent examples of local implementation

Ref: B211337

Job Details

Specialist Cancer Services Pharmacist

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Englandd Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
8 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
8 Oct 2021

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