Critical Care Pharmacist - London

The North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust is a medium-sized acute and community trust with over 525 beds and over 600 community staff, serving more than 600,000 people living across Enfield and Haringey and the surrounding areas, including Barnet and Waltham Forest. 

The hospital has been on its present site for over 100 years and was established as an NHS trust by statute in December 1990. The Trust’s services are provided on the North Middlesex University Hospital site as well as a range of community sites across the London Borough of Enfield, including at partner hospitals. They provide services in collaboration with a range of partners, including local GPs, acute, mental health and other community health service providers across North Central London. 

In the year ending 31 March 2022, the Trust reported a turnover of £419.7m and employed almost 4,000 staff. Following the transfer of Enfield Community Services on 1st April 2023, this has increased as we have welcomed over 600 new staff including District Nurses, Community Matrons, Community Physiotherapists, Psychologists and many more across a wide range of adult and children’s community services in Enfield. It is an exciting time to join North Mid as we continue our journey to become an integrated care organisation to deliver high quality, seamless care in our local communities, with a focus on tackling health inequalities. 

We are proud of our staff and want to ensure their training allows them to provide excellent clinical care. We are also a training unit for medical students from UCL and St George’s University Grenada, and for nursing and midwifery students from Middlesex and City Universities.

 

Job Summary

1. To support and develop the pharmacy critical care service in the Trust working alongside the Pharmacy Team Manager.

2. To develop and maintain (and lead) the web based hospital formulary, net-Formulary in conjunction with the Lead Pharmacist for Medicines information

3. To provide training in critical care skills within the critical care team (Attend UKCPAtraining to support learning).

4. To act as a pre-registration pharmacist tutor/ diploma mentor when requested by the E&T Lead. 

5. To act as a practice supervisor to pre-registration pharmacists and band 6 pharmacists when necessary 

6. To co-ordinate and contribute to writing/checking pharmacy information bulletins.

7. To be responsible for providing a highly specialist service to a critical care by ensuring appropriate mechanisms are in place to promote high quality drug use, effective risk management, patient safety/ governance initiatives and adherence to trust policies and guidelines. Be responsible for advising in this area, managing drugbudget and for leading, developing the clinical pharmacy service provided to this area.

8. Provide a regular ward pharmacy commitment and provide a safe, effective and efficient clinical pharmacy service and contribute to the development of clinical pharmacy services including training and implementation of relevant policies and risk management initiatives.

9. Provide support as requested to the clinical pharmacy services, dispensary, production and medicines management programme.

10. Regularly lead on / initiates / contributes to relevant practice research or audit projects within the Pharmacy and to publish the results of such work, as appropriate.

Important Requirements: 

  • MPharm or equivalent
  • Professional Registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Completion of post graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy/Pharmacy Practice or equivalent
  • Relevant Hospital Pharmacy Experience. 
  • AT least 6 months previous experience in NHS & Pharmacy department in last 3 years
  • Ability to manage and supervise staff
  • Ability to deal directly with public, senior clinicians &other health service &pharmaceutical industry staff.
  • Understanding of Formulary& DUR and clinical trial issues 
  • An honest individual with integrity, and a caring approach to patients
  • Excellent administrative, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Effective organisation and prioritisation skills in the workplace

Our Bank Staff Highly Specialist Critical Care and Formulary Pharmacist are invaluable to us, so we provide the following advantages as a thank you for their dedication and commitment:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Ability to book and monitor shifts using online timesheet
  • Weekly salary
  • Priority of shifts over agency workers
  • Access to free Bank Partners Core Skills training
  • We operate with an open-door policy
  • Competitive salary

Apply now for this exciting opportunity by attaching you CV, and one of our recruitment team members will be in touch shortly.

 

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.