Clinical Pharmacist Job Description
A pharmacist, who acts within their professional boundaries, supporting and working alongside a team of pharmacists in general practice. In this role you will be supported by a senior clinical pharmacist who will develop, manage and mentor them.
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, this position is a patient-facing role. The Clinical Pharmacist will take responsibility for areas of chronic disease management within the practice and undertake clinical medication reviews to proactively manage patients with complex polypharmacy.
Providing primary support to general practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries. Clinical Pharmacists will help support the repeat prescription system, deal with acute prescription requests, and medicines reconciliation on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, providing expertise in clinical medicines advice while addressing both public and social care needs of patient in the GP practice (s).
The Clinical Pharmacist will provide clinical leadership on medicines optimisation and quality improvement and manage some aspects of the quality and outcomes framework and enhanced services.
The Clinical Pharmacist will ensure that the practice integrates with community and hospital pharmacy to help utilise skill mix, improve patient outcomes, ensure better access to healthcare and help manage workload. The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver excellent service within general practice.