Clinical Pharmacist

Posted: 5 days ago

Two Harbours Healthcare Weymouth & Portland General Practice Federation

Permanent, Full-time 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Pharmacist to be part of our growing team supporting the Weymouth & Portland Primary Care Network (PCN).  This is an interesting and varied role, working directly with other PCN Clinical Pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and the GP Leads to develop the structured medication review (SMR) and medicines optimisation services within the six GP Practices of our PCN:  You will be at the forefront of driving this valuable expansion and collaboration of the primary care services in the Network. 

Due to the evolving nature of this role, a draft Job Description can be found attached.  Daily cover Monday to Friday is required but the daily hours of work are flexible.  Job share is available.

Most work will be undertaken from a central location within Weymouth and Portland but travel between the Network practices will also be necessary.  The successful candidate will have a patient facing role in managing long-term conditions; working directly with patients to assess and treat conditions, as well as promote self-care.

The candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience of influencing others and conducting clinical SMRs.

The successful applicant will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, working closely with all primary care colleagues with direct input and support from general practitioners, to develop and run processes for SMRs, repeat prescription reauthorisation, management of medicines on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing.  They will work closely with the Integrated Community & Primary Care Service Clinical Pharmacist.

For further information, please contact ann.klust@dorsetgp.nhs.uk. To apply, please email a CV plus covering letter to ann.klust@dorsetgp.nhs.uk

Closing date Friday 17th July 2020.  Interviews 30th July.

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