Junior Pharmacist -St Werburgh

Junior Pharmacist – Primary Care

Salary – £24,000 – £29,000 per annum

  • Are you a
    Junior Pharmacist, experienced in Primary Care?
  • Do you have
    a good knowledge of QOF, QIPPP?
  • Do you have
    excellent IT skills and communication skills?

If you are thinking yes, then DMC Heathcare would love to
hear from you. DMC Healthcare has
been a trusted provider of services to the NHS for over 50 years. 

 

As Junior Pharmacist you will be
working within a multi-disciplinary team under the supervision of a GP Clinical
Lead and Senior Primary Care Pharmacists who will be responsible for your
personal development within this role. This role is pivotal in improving the
quality of care and
operational efficiencies of a
large, modern, GP training practice, and requires a passion to deliver excellent service. The position is based in our St Werburgh Medical Practice, Rochester, Kent.

 

DMC Healthcare Group is a leading provider of Primary Care
Services operating GP surgeries, walk-in centres and mobile medical units
across London and the South East. We offer patients a full range of NHS primary
and urgent care services, including extended opening hours and support. At DMC
we believe in working together to deliver healthier
outcomes for our patients and
our own teams.

To be successful in this role you
will have excellent IT skills and communication skills. You will maintain a
good knowledge of QOF, QIPPP and other developments in relation to Primary
Medical Services Contract.

 

The
role – Clinical Services

  • To agree a
    Medication Review policy with practices for implementation of changes to
    prescribed drugs that can be made by the pharmacist for individual
    patients
  • To identify
    target patient groups in order to perform patient medication reviews
  • To provide
    pharmaceutical medication review and health education advice to patients
    at GP surgeries through home visits, by telephone or by notes-based review
    as agreed with the practice
  • To provide
    pharmaceutical input to chronic disease management clinics as appropriate
  • To follow
    up other prescribing issues identified through medication reviews and
    facilitate implementation of changes by GPs and appropriate follow-up
    monitoring
  • To monitor
    the effects of medications by checking clinical signs and symptoms,
    including blood pressure and pulse monitoring and spirometry, following
    appropriate training
  • To
    contribute to public health campaigns, including flu vaccinations, and childhood
    immunisations programmes, adult immunisation programmes

 

The
role – Medicines Management

  • Ensure
    practices have a repeat prescribing policy and system in place and monitor
    that system to achieve a high level of efficiency, in order to promote
    repeat dispensing by Community Pharmacists and Electronic Prescription
    Services
  • Ensure all
    repeat medications are synchronised on the clinical system (EMIS Web,
    SystmOne)
  • Implement
    and monitor adherence to repeat prescribing policy ensuring repeat
    medication reviews are conducted at appropriate intervals

 

The
role – Community Pharmacists

  • To develop
    a working relationship with Community Pharmacists and to help facilitate
    the successful implementation of CCG commissioned services
  • To
    facilitate good working relationships between the practice and local
    community pharmacists

 

The candidate

  • You
    will have previous experience in a similar pharmacist role
  • You
    will be experienced in working in a Primary Care setting
  • You
    will be looking for an opportunity for self-development and improvement

 

Your
skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to
    prioritise and manage workload
  • Be motivated
    by delivering exceptional patient
  • A willingness to work with others and
    respect their views

 

If you
are interested in this position then we would love to hear from you. In return, you will enjoy a challenging and
diverse career with DMC. We offer good market pay-scales, travel benefits,
Pension, training and support. We offer healthcare and wellbeing benefits,
growth and development opportunities and other additional perks.

As part of our employment process, you will be required to complete the appropriate level DBS check.

Equality and Diversity Statement

The company supports the principle of Equality and Diversity in employment wholeheartedly and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible

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