Clinical Pharmacist

London, Greater London, England
Clarity Recruitment £ 52000.0 - 52000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 52000.0 - 52000.0 Per year
Full time
Other Qualified Professional
15 Sep 2023
15 Oct 2023

Job Description

Clarity is recruiting for Clinical Pharmacist for a well-established GP partnership in South East London.

What you need to know:

This is a permanent full time role, 37.5 hours a week or part time role, hours to suit. No late nights past 7pm. Great team in place to help you!

What you'll be doing:

To engage with patients around medicines and LTCs e.g. receive and respond to simple and complex enquiries from patients, carers and others relating to medicines and liaise with other health care professionals as appropriate

To participate in the practice’s walk in clinic with a focus on patients who attend with problems relating to their medications.

To undertake long term condition annual reviews within the scope of clinical competence

Issue and sign prescriptions within scope of practice

To support the GPs and practice nurses on LTCs (within scope), prescribing and medicines optimisation issues.

Liaise with other prescribers to resolve medicines-related problems

Manage clinical communications, including (but not limited to) responding to medicines reconciliation and optimisation issues in clinic letters and discharge summaries,

Medicines Use Reviews, focussing on patients with complex polypharmacy regimens and repeated flare ups of long term conditions, including de-prescribing medicines where appropriate.

Undertake review and monitoring of complex and/or high-risk treatments within scope (typically those being prescribed under formal Shared Care arrangements), ensuring systems are in place to recall patients appropriately and that potential risks arising from ongoing drug treatment are managed correctly.

Undertake caseload management of complex patients (e.g. care home patients, vulnerable housebound patients, polypharmacy/multimorbidity patients) and optimise their medicines, including de-prescribing where appropriate.

Adhere to practice guidance on the clinical coding of consultations, clinical communications, results of tests and scans, other healthcare episodes.

To build relationships with identified external groups (e.g. local acute trust pharmacists, community pharmacists, community health services pharmacists, CCG pharmacists, district and community nurses)

To lead on implementing national and local guidelines and protocols in relation to how medicines are used within the practice. To ensure that policies and protocols are in place to ensure patients receive high quality and consistent treatment with medicines within general practice.

To lead in developing, implementing, analysing and identifying risks for medicines optimisation.

To plan, develop, implement and analyse audit in agreed identified areas.

To support implementation of clinical governance priorities, especially through the development of action plans for drug alerts, NRL/MHRA medicines related documents and incidents and near misses.

To deal with any distressed callers and potential adverse drug effects or drug errors promptly and with sensitivity.

Respond to and manage queries and problems relating to medicines, utilising all available resources

Individual Responsibilities

The post holder is expected to:

Adhere to Partnership policies and procedures and relevant legislation including the requirements of any professional bodies

To maintain satisfactory personal performances and professional standards and to achieve agreed objectives for their role.

Attend mandatory training as identified by the organisation

Participate in annual appraisal and to contribute to their own development and the development of any staff that they are responsible for appraising.

???????What we Require:


Clinical diploma or equivalent

Independent Prescriber

Qualified Clinical Pharmacists Registered with the GPhC

Minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience

Demonstrates an understanding of the structure and function of general practice and primary care

Demonstrates an understanding of: prescribing issues in primary care; concepts of rational prescribing; and, strategies for improving prescribing

Recognises priorities when problem solving and identi?es deviations from the normal pattern and is able to refer to seniors or GPs when appropriate

Able to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

Gain acceptance for recommendations and in?uence/ motivate/ persuade the audience to comply with the recommendations/ agreed course of action where there may be signi?cant barriers

Work e?ectively independently and as a team member

Should be self-motivated, adaptable, confident, mature and diplomatic approach

What's on offer:

Band 7 to 8a Salary depending on experience

For more information about this job, feel free to contact me at Apply or to arrange a chat please click here Schedule a call

All inquires are completely confidential!

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Job Details

Clinical Pharmacist

London, Greater London, Englandd Clarity Recruitment
£ 52000.0 - 52000.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Full time
15 Sep 2023
15 Oct 2023

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