PCN Clinical Pharmacist

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This role will involve – 

  • Run clinics where medicines are the main interventions e.g. anticoagulant monitoring clinics.
  • Conduct spirometry, child immunisation, travel vaccination, diabetic foot checks and NHS Health Checks as well as other roles as required on completion of appropriate training.
  • Conduct care planning including mental health, admission avoidance schemes and End of Life patients.
  • Review daily Pathology results and act on results.
  • Undertake minor ailments triage and direct patients based on clinical need to capture relevant patient health information at all consultations including contributing to the quality outcomes framework.
  • Monitoring patients with complex long term conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and COPD, ensuring that medication is optimised, titrated, monitored and complied with.
  • Providing clinical advice and expertise on medication.
  • Establishing ongoing professional relationships with individual patients.
  • Act across the interface liaising with other providers i.e. secondary care, community Pharmacy and care/nursing homes as necessary to ensure safe transfers of care.
  • Deliver on and/or oversee relevant aspects of the PCN Directed Enhanced Service (DES).
  • Take a central role in the clinical aspects of shared care protocols, clinical research with medicines, liaison with specialist pharmacists
  • Be part of a professional clinical network and have access to appropriate clinical supervision.
  • Support the PCN clinical director as necessary
  •  Manage the repeat prescribing reauthorisation process by reviewing requests for repeat prescriptions and medicines reaching review dates.
  • Review prescribing against local and national targets and engage with the wider prescribing team to rectify.
  • Carry out structured medicines optimisation reviews in care homes
  • To contribute to the reduction of medicine wastage within practices across the PCN.

To apply for this job please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk.

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