Specialist Pharmacist Surgery

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
15 Feb 2020
15 Mar 2020

Job Description



Fixed term 12 months

The Clinical Pharmacy Service at King’s is highly respected across the Trust and our staff work closely with multidisciplinary teams to advance patient care. We are patient-centred, research-oriented, progressive and innovative department. We work alongside senior managers and clinicians to provide comprehensive directorate services.

The surgical directorate at King’s offers secondary and tertiary care to patients across SE London and South East England. We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic pharmacist to join our well established surgical team. The successful candidate will lead on delivering support to the surgical division with particular emphasis on pre-assessment and the further development of a patient focused medicines optimisation service to surgical patients. The post holder will work closely with the pharmacy team leader, clinicians and nurses in developing the clinical pharmacy service to the Surgical division and providing patient care to this broad group of patients. Although initially fixed term the expectation is if the post delivers on key performance indicators the division will fund a substantive post.

This post is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual with excellent leadership and problemsolving skills to work closely with clinicians in the continued development of patient pathways to support the Trust in achieving significant reductions in length of stay and mortality following both elective and emergency surgery.

This post provides many opportunities for personal and professional development, both clinically and managerially, as you will also be expected to deputise for the pharmacy team leader. The successful applicant will be expected to be a team player with significant clinical experience, excellent interpersonal skills and meticulous attention to detail.

Clinical experience in surgery is essential.

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