Clinical Pharmacist (Rotational)
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Our Pharmacy department are looking for an enthusiastic pharmacist wanting to begin or advance their career in clinical pharmacy in our specialist cardio-respiratory centre. The pharmacy department is set at the heart of our modern, digitally enabled hospital.
Our clinical pharmacists work alongside pharmacist and pharmacy technician colleagues to provide a comprehensive pharmacy service to a division or department for a period of approximately 6 months, before moving on to a new specialty.
We are committed to our Trust's values of Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration and welcome diversity in our small and friendly department.
Main duties of the job
This role is primarily ward-based, where you will collaborate with colleagues from pharmacy and the wider multidisciplinary team to be provide high-quality pharmaceutical care to a range of clinical specialities. You will be supported do this and develop as a practitioner by your rotation supervisor, line manager, and our pharmacy education and training team. As a member of our clinical pharmacy service, you will be required to work weekends, participate in the evening and on call services on a rota basis.
As a team, we're keen to promote personal development and would look to support the successful candidate with educational opportunities appropriate the individual's learning needs and aspirations. We have supported previous post-holders with post-graduate qualifications, and attendance at a range of shorter courses, conferences, and workshops.
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK's leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge. We perform the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UK's first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure.
Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future. Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today. The Trust holds its values of compassion, excellence & collaboration at its core, and all colleagues joining the team are expected to uphold these in their day-to-day roles & interactions. Royal Papworth is proud of its diverse workforce and encourages people to embrace their individuality.
The Trust values difference and welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion & belief, sex and sexual orientation. Providing they meet the minimum post criteria, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview.
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On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please include how you will meet the Trust Values Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.
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