Clinical Pharmacist

Park Medical Practice

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Job summary

Park Medical Practice is seeking to employ an enthusiastic and motivated clinical pharmacist who shares our vision of high quality patient care and innovative service development. You will work alongside our existing clinical team and help develop and manage the joint aims of the Practice to improve patient outcomes.

The ability to work confidently and effectively in a varied, and sometimes challenging environment is essential.

Main duties of the job

As a Clinical Pharmacist you will confidently act within professional boundaries, supporting and working alongside a team of GPs, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a patient-facing role, working with colleagues to help resolve medication-related issues, helping to utilise skill mix, improve patient outcomes and ensure better access to healthcare

You should be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and have a minimum of two years post registration experience.

About us

Our extensive workforce currently comprises 4 GP partners, 3 salaried GPs, 4 ANPs and 3 practice nurses for a list size of 11,300 patients. We have a branch surgery within 4 miles and cater for a diverse mix of patients which being co-located in the town and village affords.

We encourage our clinical team to contribute and share innovation through both internal and external meetings. We hold regular MDT meetings and as a member of the Mendip Primary Care Network, we participate in developing new and collaborative ways of working. We have co-employed a clinical pharmacist and first contact physiotherapist using the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS).

We have a philosophy of inclusivity and support self development and training.

Date posted

08 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A3448-22-6038

Job locations

Cannards Grave Road

Shepton Mallet

Somerset

BA4 5RT


Job description

Job responsibilities

To support the practice clinical team which consists of General Practitioners, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Nurses to provide clinical care via telephone and face to face to increase access and improve the health outcomes of our patients.

The post holder will form an integral part of our clinical team as well as implementing and supporting effective medicines management systems to improve the quality, safety, optimisation and cost effectiveness of medicines prescribed at the practice.

The post holder will also support the practice to achieve the strategic aims of the practice and the Primary Care Network (PCN) and will have responsibility for areas of chronic disease to ensure the practice and PCN achieves the targets set.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To support the practice clinical team which consists of General Practitioners, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Nurses to provide clinical care via telephone and face to face to increase access and improve the health outcomes of our patients.

The post holder will form an integral part of our clinical team as well as implementing and supporting effective medicines management systems to improve the quality, safety, optimisation and cost effectiveness of medicines prescribed at the practice.

The post holder will also support the practice to achieve the strategic aims of the practice and the Primary Care Network (PCN) and will have responsibility for areas of chronic disease to ensure the practice and PCN achieves the targets set.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Undergraduate degree in pharmacy (MPharm)
  • GPhC registered pharmacist
  • GPhC independent prescribing qualification
  • Membership of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of two years working as a pharmacist
  • Experience of working in primary care, hospital, or community setting

Skills

Essential

  • Ability to communicate complex and sensitive information effectively with people at all levels
  • Strong IT skills, knowledge of Microsoft office and outlook
  • Ability to plan, manage, monitor, advise and review medicine optimisation and prescribing issues
  • Effective time management and ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Desirable

  • EMIS system user

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to follow legal, ethical, professional and organisational policies/procedures and codes of conduct
  • Ability to use own initiative, discretion and sensitivity
  • Able to get along with people from all backgrounds and communities, respecting lifestyles and diversity
  • Flexible and cooperative
  • Ability to identify risk and assess/manage risk when working with individuals
  • Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of and ability to work to policies and procedures

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Flexibility to work outside of core office hours
  • Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Full UK driving licence
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Undergraduate degree in pharmacy (MPharm)
  • GPhC registered pharmacist
  • GPhC independent prescribing qualification
  • Membership of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of two years working as a pharmacist
  • Experience of working in primary care, hospital, or community setting

Skills

Essential

  • Ability to communicate complex and sensitive information effectively with people at all levels
  • Strong IT skills, knowledge of Microsoft office and outlook
  • Ability to plan, manage, monitor, advise and review medicine optimisation and prescribing issues
  • Effective time management and ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Desirable

  • EMIS system user

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to follow legal, ethical, professional and organisational policies/procedures and codes of conduct
  • Ability to use own initiative, discretion and sensitivity
  • Able to get along with people from all backgrounds and communities, respecting lifestyles and diversity
  • Flexible and cooperative
  • Ability to identify risk and assess/manage risk when working with individuals
  • Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of and ability to work to policies and procedures

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Flexibility to work outside of core office hours
  • Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Full UK driving licence

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Park Medical Practice

Address

Cannards Grave Road

Shepton Mallet

Somerset

BA4 5RT


Employer's website

https://www.parkmedicalpractice.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Park Medical Practice

Address

Cannards Grave Road

Shepton Mallet

Somerset

BA4 5RT


Employer's website

https://www.parkmedicalpractice.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Practice Manager

Dianne Kibblewhite

dianne.kibblewhite@nhs.net

01749334380

Date posted

08 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A3448-22-6038

Job locations

Cannards Grave Road

Shepton Mallet

Somerset

BA4 5RT


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