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R1060635 Clinical Pharmacist – band 7 equivalent

Bupa Cromwell Hospital – SW5 0TU

Permanent

Up to £51,393 + fantastic benefits

37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday – shifts are 08.00 – 16.30 and 11.30 – 20.00. 

You shall be allocated a regular Saturday shift each month which is currently paid as overtime.

The team are looking ahead to a 7 day service so this may change in the future.

Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

Our purpose has never been more important than during Covid-19. Our approach to keeping our people, customers, visitors and patients safe, is clinically-led and in line with public health guidance.  We’ve implemented effective remote working/interviewing and safety measures across all our offices, care homes and clinical locations and we will continue to review our operating practices as the situation changes.

As a Clinical Pharmacist at Bupa, our patients will be your top priority. With no shareholders, we reinvest our profits back into our business to give you the extra time and technology you need to make a difference to our patients each and every day.

We have belief in you to do what’s right for our patients and in return we’ll support you to develop your career so you can not only grow at Bupa but thrive.

Role Overview

This is a key role to ensure the delivery and development of a first class clinical pharmacy service. You shall provide a comprehensive and patient-centered clinical pharmacy service to patients at Bupa Cromwell Hospital, which includes participation in the antibiotic stewardship round, MDT input,    therapeutic drug monitoring, medicines reconciliation and dispensary support.

Our pharmacists provide a range of pharmacy services including private outpatient prescriptions, dispensing medicines to inpatients and over-the-counter medicines. You will be part of a dedicated team of pharmacists to support patients throughout their treatment as well as visiting the hospital wards daily to talk through the medication needs for each patient.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform regular monitoring of medicines management on wards/departments including Controlled Drugs and advise nursing staff on legal control, safe custody and security of drugs.
  • Validate prescriptions in the dispensary to ensure appropriateness for the patient in accordance with procedure and good practice.
  • Provide relevant medication counselling to patients to enable them to take their medicines safely and effectively.
  • Carry out effective medicine reconciliation on admission and discharge.

What you’ll bring:

  • Member of the General Pharmaceutical Council.
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy.
  • Experience of initiating and developing services.
  • A minimum of two years’ post-registration hospital experience and currently working as a Clinical Pharmacist on wards.
  • Demonstrable experience in general clinical practice including medicine and surgery.

Why Bupa?

We are a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

Our benefits are driven by what matters to our people. It’s important to us that these benefits support a work-life balance that keeps people healthy, both mentally and physically. As a Clinical Pharmacist, you’ll be eligible for:

  • One off Golden Handshake payment (T’s and C’s apply)
  • Payment of Professional Registration fees
  • Equivalent to 25 days holiday per year, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell
  • Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind
  • An enhanced pension plan, life insurance and income protection
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Support with travel costs via a season ticket loan or cycle2work
  • Discounted access to online gym sessions through Gympass
  • Various family friendly benefits
  • Free onsite massages as a recognition for your hard work
  • Opportunity to participate in our annual awards ceremony

Diversity and Inclusion

Bupa is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly regardless of disability or circumstance. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path.

Welcome to a place that celebrates you.

This isn’t where you’ve been.

This is where you’re going.

This is what we have belief in.

For further information about this Clinical Pharmacist role, please contact Louise Griffiths, Senior Specialist Recruiter, on 07714 073 450 or louise.griffiths@bupa.com

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