Senior Clinical Pharmacist
If you are a Senior Clinical Pharmacist looking for new challenges in a supportive and enthusiastic environment in a person centred hospital, this post could be exactly what you are looking for.
Do you want to carve out your career in a hospital renowned for its positive culture and long serving staff?
Here at Medforce we are delighted to be recruiting a Senior Clinical Pharmacist on behalf of a Highly Respected, Person-Centred Hospital, located in north Dublin.
If you are a Senior Clinical Pharmacist looking to work for a hospital that is recognised globally for their great work, please contact me.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual who displays positivity within a team to lead and assist in the provision of a comprehensive pharmacy service which consistently meets the needs of all patients. This hospital holds have an excellent track record of career advancement
Reporting to the Chief Pharmacist, the Senior Pharmacist will assist in the provision of a comprehensive pharmaceutical service to the hospital meeting the pharmaceutical needs of patients and staff. The Senior Pharmacist will also embrace continuous quality improvement and technological development and the changes necessary to achieve Hospital objectives.
Role: Permanent, full-time role, 35 hours a week with flexible shift patterns, 30 days annual leave per year, plus bank holidays.
Employment Package: This hospital will look after you with an excellent benefit package, public pension scheme, Free parking, Excellent staff engagement, Subsidised restaurant and a vast range of additional rewards.
Salary: As per HSE Pay scale €64,614 €74,920 per annum plus a very generous relocation package.
Outline of Duties and Responsibilities
- The provision of a comprehensive pharmaceutical service.
- The supervision/storage and supply of drugs, pharmaceutical and other related items as may be required.
- Ensuring that the purchase, storage and supply of all items is operated on the most economical lines, consistent with quality at pharmacy, ward and department levels, and with reference to legal requirements, transit, security and conditions of chemical and physical stability.
- Providing services in the wards of the Hospital as may be required – drug control and inspection of MDA drugs, etc.
- Development, implementation and ongoing review of the hospital medication management system
- Development and expansion of the ward pharmacy service.
- Maintenance of records for purchasing, quality control, compounding and dispensing to the standards required.
- Reviewing suppliers and price structures regularly for all drugs purchased. This may involve tendering processes.
- Reviewing and encouraging the use of generic drugs where possible.
- Develop a computerised pharmacy system and the provision of accurate information to clinicians and management as required.
- Record monthly statistics in relation to activity. Provide data to management that reflects the Pharmacy Department’s activities.
- Cooperation with clinical, scientific and nursing staff on the maintenance and development of new methods of treatment.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of the provision of service.
- Ensuring that the needs of patients and professional staff are being adequately met by the pharmaceutical service provided.
Each candidate must:
- Be registered in the Register of Pharmaceutical Chemists for Ireland or be entitled to be so registered. The holder of the post must be registered on the above named register on a continuing basis.
- Have had at least three years satisfactory post registration hospital experience.
- The ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and excellent communication skills are an essential part of this role
- Possess an excellent knowledge of pharmacy computer systems.
- Have a high capacity for responsibility and individual initiative.
- Be personally motivated.
- Demonstrate a patient focused approach.
- Demonstrate behaviour consistent with the values of the hospital.
- Have excellent interpersonal skills and proven written and verbal communication abilities.
- Have proven organisational skills.
- Have the ability to work on own initiative, prioritise and manage a number of issues simultaneously and demonstrate attention to detail.
- Be able to identify potential difficulties and formulate solutions.
- Understand the total healthcare delivery system.
- Demonstrable adaptability to rapid changes taking place in the Hospital and health services in general.
Charlene is a strategic, highly enthusiastic leader with a wealth of experience supplying Allied Health and Social Care professionals across acute hospitals, community, primary care facilities, mental health services, disability services, social care organisations within the Public and Private sector across Ireland.
To discuss this fantastic role in detail please contact Charlene Cooke by Phone: 019637070 or 085-8768218 to discuss this exciting opportunity.