Pharmacy

The Pharmacy Team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital are a fun, friendly and sociable crowd. With a rounders team, running club, and departmental bake-offs, it’s a great team to join! We are looking for people to join our highly motivated clinical pharmacy team, committed to delivering a forward-focused pharmacy service, built around our patients.

The department offers a comprehensive range of services and specialities and provides an ideal base to enable pharmacists to further develop their professional and clinical skills. There are great prospects for everyone, regardless of experience and qualifications.

The highest priority for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is to continue to improve the quality of the services we provide for our patients. With a strong focus on ward based patient centred clinical care, you will be working within and supported by a team of pharmacists and medicine management technicians who are well integrated at ward level.

There is a pharmacy department on both The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital sites which provide an integrated pharmaceutical service to The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS
Trust.

There is a structured training programme for all levels of staff with internal training, case-based learning, or funding for your Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy (for Pharmacists) provided as a distance-learning programme through Keele University. Training and support is also available for Pharmacy Technicians to gain accredited checking status and medicines management training.

Once you have joined our Trust we are committed to developing your career and will work hard to keep you with us.

Pharmacy - Pharmacy Support Worker (Rotational)

Pharmacy

We are looking for a highly motivated, adaptable and conscientious individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to join our friendly and sociable team as a full time rotational Pharmacy Assistant Technical Officer. Previous experience of hospital pharmacy is desirable, however this may be an ideal first job opportunity as full training will be given to the successful candidate.

Salary: £17,652.00 – £19,020 per annum Closing Date: 26/08/2019 Job Ref: 223-PSW-413

The departments provide a range of services including:

  • Providing a medicines supply service for all the wards, departments and clinics in the hospital
  • Dispensing medicines for all inpatients including medication to take home on discharge
  • Dispensing prescriptions for outpatients who are being treated by the hospital
  • Preparing sterile doses of medicines, particularly anti-cancer drugs
  • Checking prescribed drug treatment to ensure the dosages are correct, that one drug will not adversely affect the action of another, that the drug is given in the most suitable way and is the most appropriate drug for the patient and their condition or illness
  • Providing clinical advice and training on the safe use of medicines to doctors, nurses, midwives and other healthcare staff
  • Providing information and advice to patients about their drug treatment
  • Purchasing of all the drugs used within the Trust
  • Maintaining an evidence-based trust Formulary

If you are interested in a Pharmacist position at the NHS, please complete your details below and a member of the team will be in contact.

We hope to hear from you.

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