Highly Specialist Pharmacist - Homecare & High Cost Drugs
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
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We have an opportunity for a Senior Pharmacist to join our forward thinking, dynamic and patient focussed Homecare Team.
We welcome applications from motivated and driven Pharmacists with excellent clinical and communication skills. You must be efficient, organised, able to work as a team and autonomously and also be innovative and resourceful.
It is an exciting role that will require interaction with a variety of people, including patients, clinical teams, finance teams and third party businesses to develop new skills at an operational level in addition to specialist clinical skills in Rheumatology and Gastroenterology.
Main duties of the job
To manage the development of homecare services throughout the Trust in line with the Department of Health's strategy "Homecare Medicines: Towards a vision for the future with a focus on Rheumatology and Gastroenterology treatments.
To promote the cost effective use of biologics used in Rheumatology and Gastroenterology by supporting the individual patient review of compliance with NICE/GMMMG Harmonised pathways.
To ensure that there is a robust clinical and financial governance framework for the approval of treatments including Payment by Results drug exclusions.
To ensure maximum cost effectiveness in the use of Rheumatology and Gastroenterology high cost drugs including Payment by Result drug exclusions
To deliver high quality patient focused clinical pharmacy service within designated specialities
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.
As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team.
In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.
We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk
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