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Parkview Surgery are seeking an enthusiastic, patient- focused, and independently motivated clinical pharmacist to join our dynamic, friendly and supportive practice to provide quality patient-care.
The successful candidate will work with our Practice providing clinical care to patients with long term conditions and a special interest in diabetes will be desirable but . As part of a multi-disciplinary team, the role will provide a mix of face to face, patient-centred consultations and telephone support to patients and external agencies.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will work within their clinical competencies as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide expertise in clinical medicines management, provide face to face structured medication reviews, manage long term conditions, management of medicines on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, manage repeat prescription authorisations and reauthorisation, acute prescription request, while addressing both the public health and social care needs of patients in the GP practice.
The post holder will perform face to face medication review of patients with polypharmacy especially for older people, people in residential care homes and those with multiple co-morbidities. The post holder will provide leadership on quality improvement and clinical audit and well as managing some aspects of the Quality and Outcomes Framework.
This role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver an excellent service within general practice.
This practice provides proactive and coordinated care across the local population of 8300 people. We have a strong focus on health promotion and personalised care, supporting people to make informed decisions about their health and social care.
The individual practices have been early adopters of new models of NHS care, utilising the diverse skill mix offered by physiotherapists, nurse practitioners, social prescribers, and clinical pharmacists. We want to continue to develop our teams with new additions.
Please refer to the attached Job Description for further information on the following:
1. Patient facing Long-term condition Clinics
2. Patient facing Clinical Medication Review
3. Patient facing Care Home Medication Reviews
4 Patient facing Domiciliary Clinical Medication Reviews
5. Risk stratification
6. Unplanned hospital admissions
7. Management of common/minor/self-limiting ailments
8. Patient facing medicines support
9. Telephone medicines support
10. Management of medicines at discharge from hospital
11. Medicine information to practice staff and patients
13. Repeat prescribing
14. Service development
15. Information management
16. Medicines quality improvement
17. Medicines safety
18. Implementation of local and national guidelines and formulary recommendations
19. Education and Training
20. Care Quality Commission
21. Public health
22. Collaborative working arrangements
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).