Principal Pharmacist for Digital Solutions and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Location London
Discipline: Pharmacists
Salary: £66,718 - 76,271 per year
Contact name: Suzanne Boon

Contact email: suzanne@sterlingcross.com
Job ref: KW/E/11689/3
Published: 21 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

A fantastic opportunity is now available for a highly experienced Clinical Pharmacist to join a leading acute hospital as Principal Pharmacist for Digital Solutions and Antimicrobial Stewardship on a fixed-term contact.

Located in vibrant East London, the hospital has recently been awarded an “Outstanding” CQC rating (with all services receiving no lower than a “Good” score) and is now investing heavily in its people and facilities in commitment to exemplar health care, education, and research for the present and future.

As Principal Pharmacist for Digital Solutions and Antimicrobial Stewardship, you will be the project manager for the implementation of updated digital systems across pharmacy services, including new automated dispensing cabinets and prescribing software. In terms of antimicrobial stewardship, you’ll also get majorly involved in the development, monitoring, and auditing of initiatives regarding antimicrobials usage. You will therefore be able to contribute to both targeted and broad-acting medicines management strategies and guide the team’s clinical practice, education, and training in these areas.

In doing so, you will lead high-quality pharmacy systems that operate in the best interest of each patient, meet all regulatory requirements, and contribute to safer, more effective healthcare.

To thrive in this role, you’ll have experience working within a busy hospital environment at a level equivalent to NHS Band 8a, in a relevant clinical area (e.g. Antimicrobial Stewardship, EPMA, Digital Systems).

This is a full-time role (37.5h), fixed-term for 12 months to cover maternity leave.

 

Person specification:

  • (Essential) MPharm, OSPAP or equivalent degree in Pharmacy
  • (Essential) Valid GPhC registration
  • (Essential) PGDip or MSc qualification in Clinical Pharmacy
  • (Essential) Relevant hospital-based clinical pharmacy experience
  • (Essential) Relevant clinical leadership and risk management experience

 

Benefits / enhancements include:

  • Generous pension scheme
  • Additional allowance for on-call duties
  • Retail/leisure/travel offer & discount schemes
  • Health and lifestyle support; occupational health services (including physiotherapy), discounted gym memberships & discounted complementary therapies
  • Mental health and wellbeing support; EAP & additional counselling services
  • Reward and recognition schemes, including for professional achievement
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle-to-work & season ticket loans
  • Working carers support policy
  • Subsidised meals and snacks on-duty
  • Organisation-wide staff networks & events celebrating DE&I
  • And more!