Lead Pharmacist

Location
East of the U K
Salary
Competitive - Interim contractor framework/agency cap Band 8A
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
04 Oct 2017
Ref
TC18277
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Sector
Acute Trust
Job Type
Contract
Our client an NHS organisation in the East of the UK is seeking to appoint a Lead Pharmacist for an interim period. The contract will be for 3 months in the first instance and would be an ASAP start. The rates would be under the CCS NMNC Framework at Band 8a.

Role purpose:
  • To work as part of the multidisciplinary antimicrobial stewardship team within the trust to deliver the antimicrobial stewardship strategy 
  • To help reduce development of resistance by promoting stewardship ideals and reducing inappropriate consumption of antimicrobials.
  • To support the consultant microbiologists and infection control team in developing a trust wide culture that reduces hospital acquired infection and supports prudent use of antimicrobials.
  • Plan and undertake or support others in the trust to undertake clinical audit relating to antimicrobial use, deliver and undertake training relating to use of antimicrobials.
  • Provide leadership and a specialist clinical pharmacy service to a defined clinical specialty. Provide clinical support as a senior Pharmacist to the dispensary team.
Essential requirements for the role:
  • Current registrations with the General Pharmaceutical Society  
  • Master’s Degree in Pharmacy (or equivalent experience)
  • Post graduate clinical diploma
  • In-depth experience working post registration within a hospital pharmacy 
  • Extensive Clinical Pharmacy experience
For further details please email including your latest CV and expectations to Toni Coates on toni.coates@finegreen.co.uk