Cancer Services Pharmacist

Location Hounslow
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: NHS Locum
Salary: £33 - £36 Per Hour
Contact name: George Vane
Contact email:
Job ref: J5728
Startdate: 24/06/2024

Job Details

Banding: Band 7

Hourly rate: £33 - £36 per hour 

Working hours: Full-time working hours 

Payment Method: Direct Engagement 

Contract Type: Locum

Contract Length: 3-month minimum with a scope for extension

Job Summary

  • The pharmacist will be involved in: -screening Oncology and Haematology prescriptions for the Chemotherapy day unit and Haematology day unit.
  • Assist in providing a ward-based and daycare specialist pharmacy cancer service to haematology and oncology cancer patients
  • To assist in developing, providing, managing and monitoring a safe and effective clinical pharmacy service to haematology and oncology cancer patients
  • To provide highly specialist pharmaceutical input to these patients, working with the multidisciplinary team -To participate in risk management by actively mitigating medication errors in the service
  • To support providing supervision, support and clinical training for pharmacy colleagues and other healthcare professionals around medicines management for cancer services when needed
  • To make cost-effective recommendations without compromising patient care.
  • To deputise for the highly specialist pharmacists in their absence
  • To communicate complex drug or medicine-related information to patients & relatives in prescription medication counselling, drug history taking and reviewing prescriptions.
  • Communicates with medical and nursing staff regarding medicine management issues whereby persuasive skills are required for practising against evidence-based medicine/formulary guidelines
  • Participates and discusses within the multidisciplinary team on a specific ward the provision of drug-related information and assessment of patient’s treatment

Person Specification

  • The pharmacist will be working towards or completed the SACT passport and have experience in Oncology and/or Haematology
  • GPHC Registered
  • Full Right To Work
  • Masters In Pharmacy

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