Senior Pharmacist Medicines Information

Posted 12 January 2023
Salary £41657 - £47672 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline PharmacistPharmacy Jobs
Contact Nameidris olalere

Job description

Maxxima’s permanent team are recruiting for a Senior Pharmacist Medicines Information/ Clinical services for an NHS Trust based in Nottingham. This is an exciting opportunity for a forward thinking, motivated team of pharmacists who work closely with the Medicines Information (MI) team within their Pharmacy Department.

You will be responsible for providing a high-quality clinical enquiry answering service to healthcare professionals within the Trust and to patients via our established medicines helpline.
Alongside this, you will support the Clinical Pharmacy team by delivering direct patient care at ward level and acting as a clinical role model for other staff. 
 Location: Nottingham 
Employment Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Hrs:  37.5 hours per week  
What’s in it for you?
Salary: £41,659 - £47,672 + benefits

On a typical day you will:
  • Provide evaluated medicines information and advice from a variety of sources including clinical trials and published literature to pharmacy
  • Assist in the production of proactive medicines information aimed at improving prescribing and practice, and therefore patient care both in and outside the pharmacy, through personal communication, memos and bulletins.
  • Contribute to a peer review system and assist with the audit of enquiries in accordance with clinical governance requirements.
  • Maintain contact with appropriate specialists and groups both nationally and locally to enable best practice to be identified and incorporated into NUH practice.
  • To support the provision and update of monographs for the NHS Injectable Medicines guide.
What will you need to succeed in this role?
  • A vocational master’s degree in Pharmacy plus pre-registration training resulting in registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council as a Pharmacist.
  • Knowledge of medicines information resources and systems
  • Wide previous experience (post registration) in hospital pharmacy
  • Demonstrates commitment to Continuing
  • Competent ICT skills, word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, databases, retrieval of information from the internet
What are the next steps?
If the role sounds like the perfect fit for you, please apply now.

If you are interested in registering with us, would like to know more about this position or simply discuss any other opportunities we have, we would love to hear from you.

Feel free to contact Idris Olalere on 02033986694 or email

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