Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist: High Cost Medicines & Homecare

Crumpsall, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M8 5SR
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust £ 47.126 - 53.219 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 47.126 - 53.219 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
7 May 2022
Closes
5 Jun 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job

To support the development and monitoring of Homecare services for medicines throughout the Trust in line with National Standards.

Working with clinical pharmacists and clinical teams, you will implement and maintain systems for ensuring NICE, NHS England and Local commissioner contract compliance.

To support the medicines optimisation relationships with commissioners and primary care.

To work alongside senior Trust, NHS England & primary care colleagues to support and evaluate the appropriate use of high cost medicines

To support access to medicines and the introduction of medicines onto the Trust formulary through liaison with medical and pharmacy clinical teams for the benefit of patients.

Using expert clinical and commissioning knowledge to identify appropriate routes of approval for individual patients.

To validate and monitor reporting for the effective management of medicines usage and financial budgets.

To support the Medicines Optimisation team to improve medication safety within the trust and to ensure good clinical governance and risk management within medicines management activities.

You will participate in an annual appraisal with the Lead Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist for high Cost Drugs and homecare and meet regularly with them to deliver agreed strategic and operational objectives.

You will contribute to the weekend and evening rotas and be able to travel within the North West to attend meetings and to work from our different sites.

Working for our organisation

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £1.8bn and is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating the most exceptional integrated health and social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals and community services from across Manchester, Trafford and beyond, we champion collaborative working and transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We're proud to be one of the major academic research centres and education providers in England and Research and Innovation is the heart of all we do, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. We're also excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable and tackling climate change.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Join us and you'll work with some of the best people in the NHS, thriving in a Trust united in its values, purpose and commitment to our patients and a drive for continual innovation and improvement.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read theCandidate Essentials Guidethat sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • MPharm degree
  • Diploma


Desirable criteria
  • Leadership or project management course


Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Understanding of homecare services
  • Awareness of commissioning/managing budgets/blueteq


Desirable criteria
  • Changing commissioning enviornment i.e. ICS


experience / skills
Essential criteria
  • Writes well/Produce concise reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Supervise / Mentor team


Desirable criteria
  • Experience in medicines information/literature review
  • Evidence of supporting MMC
  • Evidence of engagement/project with teams outside of pharmacy


Ref: CSS415980

Job Details

Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist: High Cost Medicines & Homecare

Crumpsall, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Englandd Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 47.126 - 53.219 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
7 May 2022
Type
Bank
Closes
5 Jun 2022

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