King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.
We are looking for a hard-working and highly motivated clinical pharmacist to join us in this exciting opportunity to work in a post that splits working in a busy acute Trust and in GP Practices as part of the NHSE GP Clinical Pharmacist Scheme. Candidates will be supported to complete the CPPE Pharmacy in General Practice Qualification, an 18 month programme that includes completion of the Independent Prescribing Course as well as opportunities to develop leadership and management skills. This exciting programme provides flexible and challenging opportunities for both personal and professional development.
Acute Site Rotations
To deliver, develop and evaluate clinical pharmacy services to the Trust Urgent Care, Planned Care and Allied Clinical Services division and act as a key member of the team in accordance with the objectives set between the Clinical Deputy Director for Pharmacy and Clinical Lead Pharmacists. The role will rotate through various clinical specialities within the Trust and will enable the development of skills, knowledge and experience needed to become a specialist clinical pharmacist with advanced clinical practice skills.
GP Practice Rotations
Kings College Hospitals NHS Foundations Trust, along with the Hurley Group GP Practice, have developed an integrated approach to medicines optimisation and improved community management of long term conditions.
This role will work as part of the general practice team to provide specialist advice to patients, and undertake full patient centred medication reviews to proactively manage people with complex polypharmacy, particularly the elderly and those with multiple conditions. Work in general practice will also involve medicines reconciliation, management of prescribing queries and acute medication issues following hospital discharges, and the development and implementation of safe systems for medication ordering and prescribing in the context of improving safety and reducing waste. The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and ensuring patient safety.
The successful applicant will be a team player with significant clinical experience either as a hospital pharmacist, GP practice pharmacist of equivalent area of practice, excellent interpersonal skills, a strong desire to learn and a meticulous attention to detail.For further details / informal visits contact:
Victoria Bray (Principal Pharmacist, Acute and Emergency Medicine). Tel: Apply
Simon Matthews (Principal Pharmacist, Clinical Services). Tel: Apply
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