Chief Pharmacist |Negotiable
Allied Health Professionals & Health Sciences
Pharmacy
Permanent
London

Chief Pharmacist

Location: Dagenham

Salary: £55,000

Hours: Full time

Job Type: Permanent

Reporting to: Head of Pharmacy

 

Job Purpose

A key member of the team ensuring clinical excellence and providing a first class patient experience for all Pharmacy services. Recognised as an expert in compounding formulations and hormones, this role defines the clinical excellence standards, advising colleagues, prescribers and patients on complex clinical maters relating to products or hormones in general.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as the Superintendent Pharmacist, accountable to the GPhC.
  • Accountable to ensure that Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are compliant with GPhC guidelines, and are updated at all times, in preparation for any audit.
  • Accountable for ensuring the Pharmacy delivers clinical excellence at all times, that there is a Responsible Pharmacist on site.
  • Provide a first class service available to provide advice and expertise to patients / prescribers for any complex/highly specialised product/hormone queries / complaints.
  • Ensure confidentiality of patient and the company is maintained as required by the Data Protection Act.
  • Act as an ‘oracle’ to build good knowledge of hormones and products across the wider team.
  • Help to train and coach other pharmacists/technicians, sharing best practice, teaching others what good looks like and leading by example to promote Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).
  • Leading the procurement strategy, sourcing and obtaining the best possible prices for raw materials (from preapproved suppliers where required).
  • Oversee all new product formulation development projects.
  • Manage own time effectively, ensuring all prescriptions are clinically checked promptly.
  • Work closely with the Head of Pharmacy/Production to oversee the correct reflective measures when dealing with a near miss / dispensing error to help improve professional and pharmacy practise.
  • Responsible for performance managing and mentoring the Operational Support Pharmacist (and Deputy Chief Pharmacist)
  • Help to spot prescribing trends and predict future demand for compounded products and new product/service opportunities etc. for the management team.
  • Support the Product Marketing Manager and Head of Pharmacy & Production to explore the viability and understand implications of any new product development etc.
  • Supports the Head of Quality to develop protocols and production specifications for bulk manufacturing.
  • Acts as a senior ambassador for the company with external stakeholders, including at Training course, conferences etc.
  • Oversee clinical and accuracy checks for all prescriptions being dispensed through the Pharmacy.

Experience & Requirements:

  • Must be registered with the GPhC, preferably with at least 5 years of dispensing experience.
  • A proven and recognised expert in the field of hormones.
  • An expert on formulation development (and the implications for compounding /production)
  • Excellent keyboard skills including experience of working with various PMR and compounding software.
  • Excellent communication skills required for interacting with prescribers, patients, colleagues
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary setting is highly desirable.

If you are interested in this role please click Apply, or contact me on 0208 364 9911 and ask for Greg, or email greg.hirschle@sensible-staffing.com

We act as an employment business to provide temporary staff and an employment agency to provide permanent staff.

If you are applying for the first time, please complete all fields below

Already registered with Sensible Staffing? Just enter your name, contact number and email.

attach
attach

Do you know someone who you think will be ideal for this position?

Complete the simple form below to send these details to your friend.

Sensible Staffing are fully committed to protecting any personal information that you choose to share with us via our website or through any means of correspondence.

What information do we collect?

We will collect and retain any personal data that you choose to send us using the online forms on our website. This information will only be used in accordance with our privacy policy and to provide you with a service or to answer your enquiry.

Sensible Staffing is part of the Pario Group of companies. At no stage will we disclose your information to a third party company outside of the Pario Group of companies and will use the appropriate security measures to ensure that all data remains private.

This also applies to any correspondence made by fax, phone or email.

Website Statistics

We track all visits to our website so that we can monitor usage and preferences to help us provide a better service and online experience for our users. Information we collect relates to referral websites, search engines and your personal IP address. We do not use this information to identify you as an individual and you will remain anonymous.

Cookies

Cookies are small files stored within your web browser from our website. Cookies do not collect or contain any personal information about you nor do they allow us to access your computer in any way, shape or form.

We use cookies to identify website usage and for statistical and analytical purposes only. All information is collected lawfully and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Your Rights

Please note that in agreeing to share these details you have not forfeited your rights as outlined under the Data Protection Act 1998.