Ampleforth & Hovingham Surgeries
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The North Riding Community Health Network are excited to offer an opportunity for a Clinical Pharmacist to join our expanding Primary Care Network team.
The post holder will be someone who acts within their professional boundaries, supporting and working alongside a multi-disciplinary team in general practice. The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies within the PCN, therefore requires motivation and passion to deliver excellent service within general practice. The successful candidate will be supported through the CPPE programme to develop their skills and become a non-medical prescriber if required. There is an office at Thornton Dale for our Pharmacists however home working is also available along with time in the various practices if required. If you are interested in joining our team please complete the online application or submit a CV ensuring you detail how you meet the qualification, knowledge & skills and experience criteria's from the job description and personal specification.
Main duties of the job
Undertake clinical medication reviews to proactively manage patients with complex polypharmacy.
Provide primary support to general practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries.
Support the repeat prescription system, deal with acute prescription requests, and medicines reconciliation on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, providing expertise in clinical medicines advice while addressing both public and social care needs of patient in the GP practice(s).
Provide clinical leadership on medicines optimisation and quality improvement and manage some aspects of the quality and outcomes framework and enhanced services.
Ensure that the practice integrates with community and hospital pharmacy to help utilise skill mix, improve patient outcomes, ensure better access to healthcare and help manage workload. For full details please see the associated Job Description.
North Riding Community Health Network was founded in 2019 and has four member practices. We are located on the edge of the North York Moors National Park and our member practices are Ayton and Snainton Medical Practice, Ampleforth and Hovingham Surgeries, Derwent Practice and Sherburn and Rillington Medical Practice. We provide care to an overall patient population of 39,000. Each member practice has a CQC rating of good in all areas and 3 out of the 4 practices are rural dispensing practices. Our aim is to deliver high quality services for our patients, facilitated by working collaboratively, to better respond to the needs of our local population. We are building a multi-disciplinary clinical team to support our practices and offer new services to our patients.
Please see associated job description for full details.
Patient facing Clinical Medication Review
Patient facing care home medication
Patient facing support
Telephone medicines support
Medicine information to practice staff
Unplanned hospital admissions
Management of medicines at discharge
Repeat and acute prescribing
Medicines quality improvement
Implementation of local and national
guidelines and formulary
Education and Training
Care Quality Commission
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Ampleforth & Hovingham Surgeries
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23 November 2021
£38,321 to £44,647 a year