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Senior Oncology Pharmacist

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Senior Oncology PharmacistMilton KeynesScope:Rare opportunity for an experienced Oncology Pharmacist to work with a highly progressive and innovative private healthcare provider.The position is working within a state-of-the-art environment, with a very supportive culture & team who are truly passionate about Cancer care and offering clear progression pathways for development, enabling you to forge a long-lasting career with a highly reputed and fast-growing provider.Responsibilities:· Participate in the provision of a safe, efficient and accurate dispensing service including oral Chemotherapy.· Provide simple drug information to customers and refer enquiries appropriately· Issue dispensed items to patients and provide appropriate and relevant advice to patients or carers to facilitate safe and effective medicines use by patients· Provide an efficient medicines top-up service to allocated departments and chemo suite· Contribute actively to stock reviews to enable cost effective stock holding· Facilitate good medicines management including stock rotation, removal of excess and expired stock including emergency drugs and reviews of medicine usage with lead pharmacist· Contribute to procurement activities to ensure adequate and responsive stock holding· Assist with receiving, unpacking and putting away of medicines in line with good practice and procedures· Maintain good stock including stock checks, expiry date checks, stock rotation, stock take and appropriate storage of materials and products· Contribute to revenue capture including drug charging· Contribute to clinical governance initiatives in pharmacy including but not limited to review and updating policies and procedures, clinical audit· Maintain a safe working environment in accordance with health and safety at work act and the control of substances hazardous to health regulations· Undertake any other tasks appropriate to capabilities of the roleAbout You:· Experience in oncology pharmacy· Hospital experience· Dispensing medicines and experience of medicine management in a hospital setting· Dispensing and checking systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT) prescriptions· Electronic prescribing· Experience of clinical audit and/or practice research· Patient management· Counselling· Strong interpersonal skills· Attention to detail – ensure accurate recording of data, including patient drug history· Good organisational and planning skills· Able to plan and organise straight forward tasks and programmes, and ensure effective control of pharmaceutical stock· Flexibility to assist at other centres from time to time.· Able to communicate clearly with a range of people at differing levels across the hospital, deploying a range of techniques to do this effectivelyIf you're interested in the above role then please click apply or get in touch to discuss further.Consult will endeavour to contact candidates within 14 days of application. However, if you do not hear back after 2 weeks then please assume on this occasion, unfortunately, you have not been successful.

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