IUC Clinical Advisor Pharmacist job in Bristol at NHS Jobs

IUC Clinical Advisor - Pharmacist

Company: NHS Jobs

Location: Chippenham UK

Date Posted:Apr 07, 2018

Vacancies for IUC 111 Clinical AdvisorsHours: Varied Hours covering a 24/7 serviceContract: Fixed-Term 2 YearsSalary: From £16.08 per hour Plus enhancementsLocation: Chippenham, WiltshireAbout the role:Exciting new career opportunities are available for Pharmacists within integrated urgent care. Vocare are recruiting for 111 Clinical Advisors- Pharmacists to support the services we deliver.Vocare are commissioned to deliver NHS 111, GP Out-of-Hours GP OOH and Home Visiting Services AVS in the regions in which we operate. Pharmacists working within these environments are key to support service delivery and support a new career pathway within Urgent Care in a supportive environment.To further support this delivery, Vocare have created NHS111 Clinical Advisors- Pharmacist roles to complement our team ensuring the delivery of effective, safe, timely and quality patient care. Pharmacists will be trained to work within NHS Pathways – a licenced clinical decision support system. You will be able to utlilise your clinical knowledge and professionally develop your skills before undertaking your prescribing qualification and enhance your clinical skills in face to face assessments and telephone triage.Duties within the role:Undertake pathways training and work towards a non-medical prescribing qualification over a two-year learning period.Assess the health and clinical needs of patients contacting the service and use critical thinking and clinical judgement to agree a course of action with the patient.Analyse and prioritse information recieved and make referrals to other services such as 999 ambulance, urgent care centres or GPs.Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of of consulations and actions taking using IT software in line with GPhC guidance and policies.Take part in regular reviews and audits with your Designated Medical Practitioner.Ensure a consistently high level of service is delivered by the 111 Service by acting as a clinical resource for non-clinical staff.What we are looking for:Successful candidates will be GPhC registered and hold one year of post-qualficiation experience as well as relevant clinical knowledge and knowledge of the Health Service environment and health agenda.Ideal candidates will also be able to demonstrate good patient assessment skills and excellent communication skills while being able to assimilate large quantities of information quickly and accurately.Candidates should also be able to offer flexibility in their working hours in order to meet the needs of the service and be able to commit to a minimum of a 6 hour shift, 2/3 out of 4 weekends.Successful candidates will commence a pathways training course upon beginning their employment and will also be required to sign a learning contract. How to apply:To apply, please click on apply for this job on the right hand side of the screen and complete the application form. Make sure to use the attached job description to support you in writing your application.Closing Date: Monday 30th April 2018Interview Date: Tuesday 8th May 2018Vocare are operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and the working of various shift patterns to include weekends and public holidays will be required within this role.Please assume you have been unsuccessful with your application if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of the closing date.All successful applicants will be subject to a Disclosure &Barring Service check.Vocare Group recognise the diversity of the communities in which we operate and demonstrate this through the service we provide when dealing with patients, their family and carers. View full job description
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