Senior Hospital Pharmacist - Co Offaly

Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
3 Dec 2019
2 Jan 2020

Job Description

Senior Hospital Pharmacist - Co Offaly

Pharmaconex have a fantastic opportunity for a Pharmacist looking to move their career into the Hospital Sector.
Location: Co. Offaly.
Duration: 6 month contract - start date, December 2019

Reporting to the Chief II Clinical Pharmacist , the senior pharmacist will:

  • Support the provision of advice, as required, to medical and nursing staff on the proper and economic use of drugs and medicines including participation in schemes for the dissemination of information in relation to drugs and drug usage designed to deliver optimal care economically.

  • Provide a patient focused clinical pharmacy service including prescription review, patient counselling, and medication reconciliation on admission and transfer/discharge

  • Participate in the development and expansion of ward clinical pharmacy services

  • To participate when required in the hospital Drug & Therapeutics Committee and Infection Control Committee.

  • To supervise and manage pharmacists and other staff assigned to him/her

  • To ensure that the needs of patients and professional staff are being adequately met by the pharmaceutical service provided. This will involve providing help and advice to patients and staff on all aspects of therapy and collaborating with community pharmacists to ensure continuity of supply of medication where necessary.

The Pharmacist, Senior will:
  • Deliver training and education to medical, nursing and pharmacy staff through induction days, study days, journal club and other educational events.

  • Supervise and tutor pharmacy students, pharmacy technician students and other students during work experience placements in the department.

The Pharmacist, Senior will:
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures and guidelines relating to medicines management.

  • General administrative and financial duties including recording keeping and drug use monitoring.

  • Participate in multidisciplinary working groups and committees as required.

  • Supervise and manage any pharmacist and other staff assigned to him / her;

  • Where a Chief Pharmacist has been assigned responsibilities to co-operate with and assist him / her in the performance of his / her duties and responsibilities as required.

To perform such other duties appropriate to the office of Senior Pharmacist as may be assigned to him / her from time to time by the Chief Pharmacist

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your updated CV to Apply

Ref: 2053775662_crt:1575370247556

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