8b Advanced Clinical Pharmacist – Adult Parenteral Nutrition

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

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Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Job Summary
The Advanced Clinical Pharmacist -- Adult Parenteral Nutrition and Intestinal Failure would be responsible for leading, developing and delivering a highly specialist pharmacy service to patients receiving treatment, ensuring exceptional standards of service are delivered.
The post holder will;
  • Provide expert advice on pharmaceutical matters in the field associated with Adult Parenteral Nutrition and Intestinal Failure.
  • Provide strategic leadership and management, to the Clinical Deliver Group.
  • Lead on and undertake research, including supporting others, within the speciality provide specialist training to other pharmacy staff and healthcare professionals.
UHB Pharmacy is great place to work where everyone can thrive and grow. Some of the benefits of joining our team:
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for a new electric lease car
  • Access to trust health and wellbeing initiatives - financial wellbeing, trust Wellbeing Hub and Employee Assistance Programme, trained Mental Health First Aiders available on-site.
  • Occupational Health Department which promotes and protects the physical and psychological wellbeing of all employees at the trust.
  • A variety of staff networks - LGBTQ+ Network, Multicultural network, Disability and Wellbeing Network, to name a few.
To arrange an informal discussion with Gurjit Sohal (Clinical Pharmacy Operational Service Lead - Medicines Optimisation) 0121 371 8267) or Gurjit.Sohal@uhb.nhs.uk
Main Duties, Tasks & Skills Required
Provide clinical pharmacy services at an expert level within Adult Parenteral Nutrition and Intestinal Failure, this will include.
  • Actively leading on and monitoring prescribing of adult parenteral nutrition and intestinal failure treatments within the specialty.
  • Providing advice to other health care professionals concerning the pharmaceutical needs of the patients
  • Ensuring correct and safe prescribing, demonstrating expert clinical knowledge, and providing a clinical pharmacy service of the highest standard to adult parenteral nutrition and intestinal failure patients.
  • Providing a clinic-based pharmacy service to patients, carers and relatives alongside other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients.
  • Leading on policy development, implementation, and monitoring for the safe clinical and cost-effective use of medicines in patients.
  • To develop the adult parenteral nutrition and Intestinal failure service in-line with national and local strategies and policies and manage the change process required to achieve these developments.
  • Monitor drug use and expenditure, whilst auditing and interpreting patterns and ensuring this information is disseminated to the relevant clinicians and divisional personnel. Providing evaluated analysis medicine expenditure by therapeutic class.
We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.
About Us
We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.
Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:
Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;
Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.
UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.
University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.
Job Description
*Please Note*: For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*
Person specification
  • BSc, BPharm, MPharm or equivalent in pharmacy
  • Postgraduate qualification in clinical pharmacy practice or other postgraduate qualification/experience
  • Qualified as an independent prescriber.
  • Leadership/management qualification or equivalent experience
  • Member of The General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Significant experience as a clinical pharmacy practitioner in an acute hospital pharmacy setting
  • Demonstrable experience in supporting Adult parenteral nutrition and intestinal failure services or equivalent.
  • Detailed understanding of the speciality
  • Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrable experience of managing staff
  • Ability to manage budgets and deliver on cost improvement programmes.
  • Demonstrable experience in training and education
  • Identify and implement best practice.
  • Understanding and implementation of national and local priorities
  • Demonstrates awareness of and commitment to the Clinical Governance Agenda
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website .
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants .
UK Professional Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 11, 2024
Company Overview
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Current Openings: 0

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national and international population. It includes Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic. We also run a number of smaller satellite units, allowing people to be treated as close to home as possible. We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe. We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis. We also have expertise in premature baby care, bone marrow transplants and thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK. We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, the QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC). We have over 24,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing. UHB is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.
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