Band 6 Pharmacist Specialist

  • Job Reference: 00093417-1
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Headington, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent

Job Description

Are you an experienced and registered Pharmacist? Do you have an all-round knowledge of hospital procedures? Are you available to start immediately in a new role?

NHS Professionals have an exciting opportunity for a registered Pharmacist with electronic prescribing system experience to support our client trust. You will be responsible for accurately and safely providing necessary care to patients engaging with the service in the Trust. You will maintain key relationships with co-workers and other health care professionals across the Trust to ensure an effective service.

Oxford University Hospitals is a world-renowned centre of clinical excellence and one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the UK. The role will be based at John Radcliffe Hospital which is Oxfordshire's main accident and emergency site. The JR provides acute medical and surgical services including trauma, intensive care, and cardiothoracic services. It is situated in Headington, about three miles east of Oxford city centre.


To use available information to influence prescribers and ensure the most cost-effective choice of therapy.

To participate in the dispensary rota including clinical screening of prescriptions, labelling, dispensing and checking of medicines.

To participate in ward-based clinical audits and the development and implementation of treatment protocols and guidelines for use of medicines within the clinical area.

Note: If no previous hospital pharmacy experience, suitable candidates would be employed as medicines management pharmacists to gain insight into how hospital systems operate. Tasks would be mainly focussed on accuracy checking, medicines reconciliation with patients in ward areas and working towards clinical screening in dispensaries.

To be successful in applying for this role you will need:

Registered Pharmacist with relevant and recent Hospital experience.

Knowledge of working with Cerner millennium prescribing system or other electronic prescribing system.

Who are NHS Professionals?

If a hospital cannot supply staff on a ward or area, due to increased demand, sickness, or common staff shortages, they need to call upon Bank staff. NHS Professionals works with Trusts to develop a ‘Bank’ of highly skilled workers who want to work flexibly with the NHS.

Why NHS Professionals?

We value your skills, dedication, and commitment in supporting your local Trust and the NHS. We believe together we continue to deliver world-class healthcare service to our patients.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: -

* Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!

* First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England

* Dedicated consultants

* Flexible working options

* Free DBS and free training

* Build holiday allowance

* Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days.

* Stakeholder pension scheme


COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our bank members who are not clinically exempt from vaccination to get vaccinated