Location – The Wellington Hospital, London
Contract Type – Permanent, Full time, 37.5 hours
Band – 6 (equivalent to NHS AfC Band 7)
Salary – Competitive + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development).
About the roles
A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Specialist Pharmacist to join our pharmacy team at The Wellington Hospital. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic pharmacist with excellent clinical skills to develop, monitor and deliver on all aspects of clinical pharmacy.
You will be responsible for providing high quality comprehensive clinical pharmacy service to the medical and surgical teams working with some of the best consultants and clinicians promoting the best clinical and safe use of medicines within the hospital. This will include cardiology, cardiothoracic medicine, colorectal surgery, critical care, gastroenterology, gynaecology, hepatobiliary medicine, neurology, neurorehabilitation, oncology, orthopaedics and spinal surgery.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and driven pharmacist to join our progressive team and help us transform our pharmacy services to outstanding. Those hoping to progress from a basic grade role keen to develop their clinical experience as well as try the private healthcare sector are encouraged to apply, where you will be fully supported to help develop your professional and educational development goals.
In this role, you will be rotating across the medical and surgical specialties and work in partnership with patients and colleagues to deliver outstanding pharmacy services. You will participate in daily MDT meetings, weekly ward rounds and provide specialist input and advice to our patients. You will assist with governance and quality improvement programmes for all aspects of medicines. You will develop yourself as an expert clinician and be involved in the training and development of pharmacy and other staff groups. In addition, you will gain management experience in leading the junior and specialist pharmacist teams.
Skills and experience
- Master’s Degree in Pharmacy (or equivalent)
- Registered with General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
- Extensive relevant pharmacy experience including providing a clinical pharmacy service to a variety of specialties at an advanced level
- Minimum of 2 years relevant post registration experience
- Be enthusiastic with an ability to motivate yourself and team. Possess excellent communication, organisation and leadership skills and demonstrate good problem-solving skills.
About The Facility
HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year' 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.
The Wellington Hospital is the largest private hospital in the UK and has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.
In our 50-bed Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit we care for patients with a wide range of complex neurological conditions. And we're supported by the UK’s largest private intensive care unit. We also offer the latest cancer and robotic surgery treatments, including electro-chemotherapy, HIPEC and the da Vinci Robot. Having the largest neurosciences unit in London means we're able to carry out advanced spinal surgery, intracranial and peripheral nerve surgery as well as pioneering neurosurgery.