You will provide strategic and professional advice to healthcare professionals and senior management on prescribing, to ensure consistent development and implementation of prescribing and pharmaceutical policies across NHS Lanarkshire.
A Vocational masters degree (or equivalent) in Pharmacy, registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), post graduate qualification in appropriate area of pharmacy practice with a minimum of 5 years post registration experience as a pharmacist with a wide range of experience in different branches of pharmacy practice is required.
Experience of managing professional staff, experience of clinical audit or clinical effectiveness and evidence of innovation in previous posts is desirable. The ability to chair and participate fully in a range of meeting settings is also required.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic, self motivated and innovative pharmacist to join the NHS Lanarkshire Central Prescribing Management Team.
You will play a key role in supporting our Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCPs) to promote safe, clinically effective and cost effective care. You will be central to the production of high quality prescribing information and resources and in supporting and developing key medicines governance priorities.
The Central Prescribing Management Team is expanding and we are focused on delivering high quality prescribing and clinical pharmacy services. You will play a key leadership role within one of the HSCPs by providing expert advice on the use of medicines to a wide range of professionals including GPs, non-medical prescribers, senior managers and finance.
The post holder requires leadership, communication, negotiation and IT skills along with the ability to influence and affect change. You will have excellent clinical knowledge and be confident interacting with prescribers.
You should be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council. Additionally you should demonstrate a commitment to Continual Professional Development (CPD)
Hours of work are 37.5 hours per week but part time working will also be considered.
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