Senior Pharmacist – UK

Senior Pharmacist – UK

Salary: Competitive
Location: UK
Category: Pharmaceuticals


We are currently working with a leading Healthcare company who are looking to hire a Senior Pharmacist for one of their sites in England.

This role will involve the dispensing of prescriptions for specialist therapies for patients at home. Additional duties will involve ensuring adherence with GPhC and RPS standards for homecare. Admin includes prescription management and organisation of the pharmacy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible Pharmacist and management of locum pharmacists for holiday cover
  • Prescription receipt, clinical screening and intervention where needed
  • Small volume/large volume product order entry on the PMR
  • Prescription product order assembly/dispensing
  • Stock receipt and stock control of compounded product
  • Prescription management
  • Liaison with other internal pharmacies to provide a timely homecare service
  • Delivery scheduling
  • Training of staff including pharmacists and NVQ courses for technicians
  • On call requirement/out of hours emergency dispensing
  • QA release of compounded product
  • Accurate dispensing – this will include timely reporting of near misses and dispensing errors
  • Adherence to standard operating procedures
  • Safe and effective working environment of pharmacy in line with GPhC standards
  • Compliance with legal and regulatory responsibilities
  • Appropriate storage of all pharmacy products
  • Reporting service issues using appropriate form
  • Reporting to QA product complaints or PV adverse events
  • Training of staff

Candidate Requirements

  • The person must be a registered pharmacist with the GPhC
  • Good/sound knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, mainly Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Full driving licence
  • 2 years post qualification experience
  • Knowledge of aseptic products/specials
  • 12 months homecare pharmacy experience desirable
For more info contact: Emily Topping
Email Address: emily.topping@conciliumsearch.com
Contact Number: +44 207 397 6695