Band 8a Locum Pharmacist – Acute Medicine


£35 - £45 Per Hour

Full Time


Croydon, Greater London


Posted around 1 month ago

Expires In 5 Months

Job Description

Band 8a Locum Pharmacist – Acute Medicine

We currently have a variety of part-time, flexible hour rotas available that complement the full-time locum and permanent roles that we are currently recruiting for in Croydon.

Are you looking for a new job opportunity in either the NHS or Private Sectors?  If so, we would love to hear from you.  Pertemps Medical Professionals are sourcing experienced Pharmacists for our clients based in and around the UK with new roles, covering weekdays and weekends for clients we have in the NHS and the Private Sectors. 

As one of the UK's leading NHS Framework supply agencies and approved suppliers to all the major Hospital Groups, we have an unprecedented selection of roles available for an immediate start.

Job Role Requirements;

Duration: Ongoing   
Start date: ASAP 
Hours: Full time/ Part time

Main duties of the job:

Provides expert pharmaceutical advice (e.g. choice of therapy, supportive therapy, safe prescribing, and suitable methods of administration and formulation of drugs) to doctors, nurses and pharmacists to ensure that patients receive high quality pharmaceutical care as inpatients and at the time of discharge to ensure safe efficient and cost-effective use of medicines.

To work as non-medical Independent Prescriber (if qualified) within scope of clinical knowledge and competence, in an agreed clinical area(s) / patient groups to support safe prescribing and administration of medicines. This could include writing discharge prescriptions, correcting medication at interfaces care (admission and discharge) or initiating and monitoring treatment. The post holder will prescribe in line with their agreed scope of practice and Trust policies.

Leads and manages the day-to-day delivery of, and supports the development of, clinical pharmacy services to Acute Medicine, in accordance with the priorities agreed between the post holder, the Associate Chief Pharmacist – Clinical Services and relevant managers and senior staff within Acute Medicine, in order to ensure safe, clinically effective and cost efficient use of medicines.

Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates clinical governance initiatives in relation to clinical pharmacy services to patients within Acute Medicine, to minimise risk to patients, and promote the safe and appropriate use of medicines.

Must Have Requirements

1.             GPhC registration
2.             Previous hospital experience
3.             EPMA (Cerner experience)
4.             Ward based clinical experience

  • London and the Home Counties including, Essex, Surrey, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Middlesex
  • The Northwest including, Manchester, Liverpool, Blackpool, Cheshire, Blackburn, Bolton, Morecambe
  • The Northeast including, Newcastle, Sunderland & Northumbria
  • Oxfordshire
  • North & South Yorkshire
  • East and West Midlands (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire & Leicestershire)
  • Herford and Worcestershire
  • Northampton
  • Milton Keynes, Luton & Bedfordshire
  • Cambridgeshire & Peterborough
  • South Coast Regions including Sussex-Brighton-Hove-Horsham
  • Bristol, Avon & Wiltshire
  • Scotland
Why should you become part of the Pertemps family:
  • General job roles across the UK
  • Fast track registration
  • Your own dedicated recruitment consultant
  • Generous referral scheme
  • Flexible work options
  • Choice of part-time or long-term assignments
  • Great selection of Permanent roles
  • Assistance with arranging accommodation.
  • Ongoing support with CPD, Revalidation and Mandatory Training
  • True 24/7 on call service
 Please only respond to this advertisement if you have the following:
  • Registration with the relevant governing body for your profession (GPhC)
  • Have legibility to work in the UK
  • A minimum of 6 months Experience
We will not respond if you do not meet the above criteria

If you feel you are suitable for this role, please call Claire in the Loughton Office, alternatively please respond via this advert attaching your CV.

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