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Specialist Pharmacist - Palliative Care & Care of the Older People

Specialist Pharmacist - Palliative Care & Care of the Older People

Posted 6 April by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Featured Ended
We are seeking an experienced clinical pharmacist with good communication skills to take up this post providing services within Palliative Care services and to our Care of Older People speciality at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QUEH), Glasgow. This specialist post offers an excellent opportunity to experience the diversity of working within the multidisciplinary Hospital Palliative Care Team (HPCT) (0.6WTE) and providing pharmaceutical care to frail and vulnerable patients within our Care of Older People specialty (0.4WTE). As the sole pharmacist resource within the HPCT you will be an integral member of the team providing pharmaceutical care to complex palliative patients across all specialties within QEUH and providing advice and support to members of the HPCT, ward staff and pharmacy colleagues within the hospital. The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH) Palliative Care Team is currently the largest and busiest service in Greater Glasgow and Clyde (GG&C) with referral numbers increasing year on year. You will be supported in this role by the Macmillan Lead Pharmacist for Palliative Care, GG&C and her team and the Lead Clinical Pharmacist (Care of Older People) on the QEUH site. Within Care of Older People you will work with an enthusiastic and supportive team providing pharmaceutical care to our patient group many of whom are frail, have complex needs and are at high risk of medicine related problems and increased frequency of hospital admissions. You should have a Masters Degree in Pharmacy or equivalent and be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council. You should also have significant post registration pharmacy experience. You will have completed your Stage II SVTS and have completed or be working towards a postgraduate qualification. You will be required to participate in weekend working, public holiday service and on call. For further information please contact:
Angela Lindsay, Lead Clinical Pharmacist, Care of Older People, South Sectorand page 16078 (Monday-Wednesday) The shift pattern for this post is Monday - Friday 8.45am - 5.00pm with weekend and on call working. This post requires membership of Disclosure Scotland's PVG Scheme. PLEASE READ AND SAVE THE CANDIDATE APPLICATION PACK BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION. This post will be closing on the 20th April 2016.

Reference: 34840513

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