Medicines Managemen / Governance Pharmacist Band 7

24 Jul 2019
21 Aug 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
We are looking for a highly experienced Medicines Management / Governance Pharmacist (Band 7) to work alongside our Deputy Chief Pharmacist / Medicines Safety Officer.

Working Part time - working hours negotiable - up to 26.5hrs.

This is to cover 2-months in the first instance.
Main Duties and Responsibilities : -

Effectively maintain, review and develop the Trust Formulary & Prescribing Guidelines, including the monitoring of non-formulary drug expenditure, in order to facilitate the safe, effective and cost effective use of medication within the Trust

Effectively maintain an intranet medicine based formulary and prescribing guideline website for the Trust.

To manage the preparation of unbiased, evidence-based product assessments in response to the submission of requests from Consultant staff to add (or modify) drugs to the formulary, and present these at Drug & Therapeutics Committee.

To produce reports and audits of medicine usage, as required by the DTC and in support of the Deputy Chief and Chief Pharmacist

To work closely with the Pharmaceutical Advisors to ensure production and the smooth effective delivery of the Trust's Formulary & Prescribing Guidelines

Effectively communicate the decisions of the Drug & Therapeutics Committee to all appropriate staff, both within Pharmacy and across the Trust, after each group meeting, to ensure that such decisions are implemented smoothly and with minimal disruption to normal work practice.

Supporting Trust wide audit/risk related work and developing/presenting assurance reports.

Supporting Chief / Deputy Pharmacist in delivering against trust wide medicines governance/management priorities

To support departmental clinical /dispensary rotas as required.

The suitable candidate will have previous experience working with a variety of pharmacy IT systems and have good knowledge around medicines management/governance issues on a trust wide basis.

Part time hours up to 26.5hrs - working times negotiable.