Advanced Pharmacist - Anticoagulation And Thrombosis

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic pharmacist to join the anticoagulation and thrombosis team on a 1 year fixed term period. You will work alongside healthcare professionals delivering compassionate excellence and promoting medicines safety.
The post holder will be an integral member of the Medicines Safety Pharmacy Team and the Anticoagulation and Thrombosis MDT. This post includes split duties between the local Anticoagulation Optimisation Support Service (AOSS) to primary care and the clinical anticoagulation role within Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
The successful applicant will need experience within the field of anticoagulation and a proven record of multidisciplinary working. You will need the confidence and skills to succeed working in unfamiliar and challenging environments. Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential. You will work closely with haematology consultants and specialist nurses to deliver care to patients with bleeding and thrombotic disorders.
The post holder will have a focus on optimising anticoagulation for patients poorly controlled on warfarin and safe prescribing of DOACs. By mutual agreement the successful applicant would lead on agreed aspects of the inpatient role such as VTE prevention or haemophilia.
  • As part of the AOSS to deliver on the pharmaceutical aspects of anticoagulation and thrombosis
  • To demonstrate good clinical knowledge, accepting and managing case referrals for medicines optimisation from primary care colleagues in Oxfordshire and via the internal thrombosis MDT
  • To be responsible for the review of patients on warfarin therapy whose anticoagulation control is poor
  • To unify and simplify anticoagulation guidelines within primary care
  • To contribute to educational teaching and provide clinical support for GPs and pharmacists including Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs)
  • To provide an email and telephone advice support service to deal with complex anticoagulation enquiries from healthcare professionals within primary care
  • To measure the impact of interventions made by the AOSS
  • To participate in anticoagulation clinics primarily for those patients on warfarin with poor control
  • To be a member of the Medicines Safety Team
  • To support the Pharmacy Education and Training Team to ensure the competency of all pharmacy staff who are involved with the prescribing, supply and administration of anticoagulants.
  • To be an active member of the anticoagulation and thrombosis team and ensure continuous two-way exchange of information across the interface and with key stakeholders
  • To work as part of the Trust’s anticoagulation team (adults) for the pharmaceutical aspects of anticoagulation and pharmacological thromboprophylaxis
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts. It provides a wide range of general and specialist
clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.
Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients,
colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family.
Oxford Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre (OHTC) is a large comprehensive centre providing care to patients with inherited and acquired bleeding and clotting disorders. It is internationally renowned for its award-winning service and innovative research. Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have achieved VTE Exemplar Status.
The pharmacy team pride themselves on delivering excellent and compassionate care, acting with integrity and respect, for the benefit of patients within the trust. Our leadership team align to the Trusts Divisional and Directorate structure and includes eight consultant pharmacists across various specialities. We focus on delivering the best clinical training and opportunity for learning, while simultaneously striving to improve pharmaceutical services.
For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Gurpreet Bahra Job title: Lead Anticoagulation and Thrombosis Pharmacist Email address: Telephone number: 01865 226684
Gurpreet Bahra,
Specialist Pharmacist, Anticoagulation and Thrombosis
01865 226684

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (OUH) is a world renowned centre of clinical excellence and one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the UK. The Trust is made up of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital (which includes the Children's Hospital, West Wing, Eye Hospital, Heart Centre and Women's Centre), the Churchill Hospital and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, all located in Oxford, and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury, north Oxfordshire. The Trust provides a wide range of clinical services, specialist services (including cardiac, cancer, musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation) medical education, training and research.
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