Senior Clinical Pharmacist – Suffolk Primary Care

Job summary

Join Our Team as a Senior Pharmacist Supporting General Practice

Are you a seasoned pharmacist with a passion for improving healthcare outcomes in a dynamic and collaborative environment? We are searching for a highly skilled Senior Pharmacist to join our team and play a pivotal role in supporting general practice. If you have a wealth of pharmacy experience and are eager to make a significant impact, we want to hear from you!Your expertise and leadership will be instrumental in optimizing medication management and enhancing patient safety. You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to ensure the highest standard of pharmaceutical care and provide guidance on complex medication-related issues.

The successful applicant will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to develop and deliver the PCN DES (Direct Enhanced Service) and run practice clinics. East Suffolk PCN is made up of 12 practices and more than 120,000 patients.

Main duties of the job

Undertake clinical medication reviews with patients with multimorbidity and polypharmacy and implement own prescribing changes (as an independent prescriber) and order relevant monitoring tests

Chronic Disease Management (for example, managing hypertension/Type 2 Diabetes/Asthma/COPD patients, polypharmacy review)

Medicines reconciliation on transfer between care providers

Care home/Frailty medication reviews

Managing caseload of patients with common/minor/selflimiting ailments while working within scope of practice and limits of competence. Signposting to community pharmacy and referring to GPs or other healthcare professionals where appropriate

About us

SPC is an innovative partnership of Suffolk GP surgeries.

Doctors and practice staff share resources and work together to ensure patients continue to receive high quality healthcare.

Suffolk Primary Care is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in employment. Applicants will ideally be fully vaccinated against Covid.

Benefits of working for SPC include:

NHS Pension Scheme

The NHS Pension Scheme is a defined benefits scheme

Life insurance

Family benefits including an adult dependents pension and childrens pension

Ill health benefits

20% employer contribution

Electric Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme

No deposit

No credit check

Fully comprehensive insurance

Servicing and tyres

Breakdown cover

Up to £2,000 contribution from SPC subject to conditions

Proper Pay & Cost of Living Benefits

Living Wage Foundation Accredited

GP Remote Working

Eye Care Vouchers Health Service Discounts

Annual Leave – Minimum 33 days including bank holidays FTE with enhancements for long service

Enhanced Maternity & Paternity terms

High street discounts through our own online portal

Technology and Homewares Salary Sacrifice schemes with Currys and John Lewis

Cycle to Work Salary Sacrifice Scheme

Gym Salary Sacrifice Scheme

Closing date: 10th December 2023

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