Overview

We wish to deliver the highest standards of medicines optimisation for our patients and are looking to recruit an enthusiastic & dynamic pharmacist who is able to demonstrate relevant hospital experience.

As a member of this busy but friendly team you will experience many core aspects of pharmacy practice. We operate with 2 dispensaries on 4 main sites and your rotation will allow you to experience a full range of clinical activities such as:

  • Medicine including medical admissions unit, cardiology and gastroenterology;
  • Surgery including ICU and Surgical Admissions;
  • Orthopaedics including working at Wrightington Hospital where you will gain experience of anti-TNF therapy and Rheumatology. This hospital has an international reputation and the pharmacy team has significant involvement with consultants and nurse specialists to support and deliver this care;
  • Oncology and Parenteral Nutrition;
  • Paediatrics;
  • Medicines Information;
  • Medicines Safety;
  • Clinical trials.

We will provide training and support from our team of experienced pharmacists.

As well as clinical work, you will have commitments to the dispensary and will be expected to contribute to our 7 day working service and on call service.

Pharmacists are part of an engaged and progressive team wanting to support our hospital areas where we help staff cope with the ever increasing elderly population and their complex needs.

The department is fully modernised and has ARX robot, EMIS software and has successfully implemented Allscripts Electronic Prescribing in the last 3 years.

Candidates will be required to present original certificates for qualifications at interview stage.

Please note this vacancy may close earlier than the specified closing date if a suitable level of applications are received.

The role will require you to work across all areas in the Trust which includes those that are designated as positive, asymptomatic and negative COVID wards unless you have a risk assessment that means you are exempt.

For further details / informal visits contact:

David Metcalfe

Clinical Lead Pharmacist

[email protected]

Telephone number 01942 778835