Senior Clinical Pharmacist

Location Dublin
Job-type Permanent
Salary €69248 - €80303 per annum
Contact Roisin Sheehan
Email email Roisin
Reference J364557
Date Published 3 months ago
Role: Senior Clinical Pharmacist
Organisation: Private
Location: Dublin
Salary: 69,248 - 80,303

TTM Healthcare are currently recruiting for a Senior Clinical Pharmacist for one of Ireland's Leading Private Hospitals based in South Dublin. This role will require the ability to work across the main pharmacy disciplines, including dispensary, clinical ward services, medicines information and Aseptic Services and lead changes in work, procedures, techniques or technologies.

Responsibilities

•The provision of clinical and dispensary-based services, including the provision of advice to medical and nursing staff.
•The timely collation and input of all data concerning drug usage in the hospital, in line with departmental policy.
•The performance of all duties and responsibilities in line with all Pharmacy Department procedures and protocols, as well as hospital wide procedures.
•Participate in continuing education and research activities consistent with the post.
•Ensure best practice and compliance with agreed clinical guidelines.
•Supervises work carried out by other pharmaceutical staff as required ensuring compliance with agreed standards.
•Counsels patients to ensure that they gain maximum benefit from their medicines.
•Assists medical staff in the undertaking of clinical trials as have been approved by the Ethical Committee by arranging the necessary supplies and aspects of trial protocol affecting pharmacy services in accordance with GCP guidelines & European Directive under the direction of senior members of staff of the Pharmacy department.
•Identify defects in supplies and equipment. Receive and record details concerning mishaps, investigate and report findings as required to the Pharmacy Manager.
•Participates in ward and clinical pharmacy services and provides advice to ensure safe and cost-effective prescribing and drug expenditure control.
•Undertakes Medicines reconciliation of patients admitted to hospital to ensure continuity of their medication and record relevant information in order to facilitate the discharge process. This involves communication with the patient, their GP and hospital medical staff and reference to the patient's notes in order to obtain accurate details of medication, allergies To provide clinical and technical cover for Aseptic Services, should the need arise, once deemed competent via departmental training process.
•Co-ordinates the training of pharmacists, pre-registration pharmacy students, undergraduate pharmacy students, student pharmacy technicians and pharmacy technicians and other healthcare professionals.



Requirements:

•Be registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland.
•Diploma/MSc in pharmacy practice (clinical)
•Have at least 3 years post-registration hospital pharmacy experience, as appropriate
•Good working knowledge of training and education issues.
•Experience of change management
•Working or technical knowledge of new technologies including automation
•Possess a high standard of administrative and managerial ability
•Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a professional and dedicated attitude
•Collaborate with Pharmacy management and other hospital departments to ensure delivery of an effective pharmacy service.
•Monitor and maintain health, safety and security of self and others

To hear more about this role, please call Roisin on 01-5134908 or apply today


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