St Albans
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14 Apr 2023
About the Role

Halo PCN is recruiting for a Clinical Pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacy in General Practice is part of an exciting programme of transformation to develop a new model of care which addresses our ambition to deliver person-centred, coordinated care across the district.

The post holder will work within their clinical competencies as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide expertise in clinical medicines management, provide face to face structured medication reviews, manage long term conditions, management of medicines on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, manage repeat prescription authorisations and reauthorisation, acute prescription request, while addressing both the public health and social care needs of patients in the GP practice(s) that make up the PCN.

The post holder will perform face to face medication review of patients with polypharmacy especially for older people, people in residential care homes and those with multiple co- morbidities. The post holder will provide leadership on quality improvement and clinical audit and well as managing some aspects of the Quality and Outcomes Framework.

This role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver an excellent service within general practice.

The post holder will be supported to develop their role to become a non-medical prescriber, if that qualification is not already held.
Please see full job description attached:
About the Candidate
The ideal candidate will have the following skills:
  • Completion of Pharmacy degree
  • GPhC registration & Membership of Primary Care Pharmacy Association (PCPA)
  • Minimum of 2 years or equivalent experience as a pharmacist 
  • Ideally will have Independent Prescriber status.
  • Excellent clinical and medication knowledge.
  • Understanding and experience of working as a pharmacist in a GP practice setting, with a confident approach.
  • Experience of undertaking medication reviews.
  • The commitment to continue to learn and develop.
  • The ability to be adaptable and flexible and be a proactive problem solver.
  • Excellent inter-personal patient facing communication skills.

About Us
 HaLo PCN is a thriving network of 2 GP practices in the St Albans area, with over 30,000 patients between them. The PCN is led by our clinical director and supported by our PCN manager, who work in partnership with our practice managers.For further information please contact Jess Dickinson, PCN manager for Alban Healthcare PCN and HaLo PCN, at [email protected]


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

Please note this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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