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Clinical Pharmacy Lead Acute - Pharmacy

Clinical Pharmacy Lead Acute - Pharmacy

Posted 16 May by NHS Lothian
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S40174 Nrie - Pharmacy
Pharmacy ,Corporate Services (Lothian)

NHS Lothian Acute Pharmacy Service

Clinical Pharmacy Lead (Acute)

Band 8B

Secondment until 31st March 2020

£53,291 - £62,259

(37.5 hours per week)

Due to a secondment of the current postholder to a promoted post, we have an exciting developmental opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced clinical pharmacist to undertake this role. During this secondment, the successful candidate will be responsible for the leadership, strategic planning and development of the clinical pharmacy service for Acute Services in NHS Lothian including workforce skillmix optimisation and clinical pharmacy redesign/reconfiguration; continuation of work already in progress; and identifying, setting, implementing, reviewing and maintaining the standards applied to the Clinical Pharmacy Service in the delivery of patient care. The postholder will form part of the Pharmacy Strategic Service Team and will participate in the overall strategic planning of all Pharmacy Services in Lothian.

The individual must have a degree in pharmacy and be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and eligible to work in the UK; a post graduate qualification in clinical pharmacy or pharmaceutical sciences is essential. Experience in working at a senior level in a pharmacy management/professional leadership post; practical experience in facilitating change in clinical practice; an effective communicator with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills; and the demonstration of the right values will be essential for the post.

The job will require travel across the acute hospital sites in NHS Lothian with main office base at Waverley Gate. No on-call commitment or out of hours working is required.

Any applicants are to seek approval from their line managers for a secondment prior to applying for this post.

For further information please contact Melinda Cuthbert, Associate Director of Pharmacy Acute/SCAN onorOR Fiona McIntyre on

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

Reference: 37991346

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